Digital History Showcase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

What: History graduate students will be showcasing digital history website projects covering a wide variety of historical experiences. The Showcase will be set up like an electronic version of a poster session allowing attendees to browse the sites and talk with their authors.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m.

Where: CSUSM, University Hall 273

Why: The Digital History Showcase is part of an end of year project for graduate students in History 502: History and Applied New Media Technology.

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