I had the opportunity in September to interview internationally renowned author Bernard Cornwell on the place of History in historical storytelling and the Last Kingdom series. Where do dragons fit in? Have a listen and find out! https://soundcloud.com/shared-authority/historical-storytelling-in-the-last-kingdom-with-bernard-cornwell 

Advertisements

Dragons in the Air? Historical Storytelling with Bernard Cornwell

Sharing History through Story Maps (part one)

Over the past several weeks I have wrestled with various ideas I had for my final Digital Public History project. I decided fairly early on that I wanted to create a map, but exactly what I would map and how was another question. My initial thought was to build off of my podcast with Bernard … Continue reading Sharing History through Story Maps (part one)

Technology as a tool for Public History: Can’t Live With it, Can’t Live Without it.

These past few weeks, we have been talking through some of the different ways we can use technology as Public Historians and its limitations. It seems somehow appropriate that my own devices have chosen this week to underscore the limitations of technology. It started with my laptop, which beeped alarmingly at the beginning of a … Continue reading Technology as a tool for Public History: Can’t Live With it, Can’t Live Without it.

“Fate is Inexorable.” A Conversation with Bernard Cornwell, and the Making of a Podcast

This week has been completely surreal. I recorded an interview with Bernard Cornwell for my podcast this morning. For those who may not be familiar with him, he is a prolific internationally famous author of historical fiction. I counted up his books as I was making my final preparations last night. He has published 59 … Continue reading “Fate is Inexorable.” A Conversation with Bernard Cornwell, and the Making of a Podcast