Marching Into the Future

UMBC associate professor of history Anne Sarah Rubin is at the forefront of using digital approaches to research history and other areas in the humanities. – By Scott McLemee The very thought of a website devoted to Sherman’s March may inspire mild dread. After all, the path of destruction that General William Tecumseh Sherman and the Union Army blazed across Georgia during the final weeks of 1864 was one of the most violent episodes in American history. But by some unwritten law of the Internet, historical trauma nearly always returns as digital kitsch. One braces for a cross between a… Continue Reading Marching Into the Future