William G. Thomas III is the John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities and Professor of History at the University of Nebraska. He currently serves as the Chair of the Department of History. He has produced award-winning digital history projects, and his research has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. His most recent book is The Iron Way: Railroads, the Civil War, and the Making of Modern America (Yale University Press, 2011). He is currently working a history of slavery and freedom in early Washington, D.C. and Prince George’s County, Maryland, “A Question of Freedom”: The Odyssey of an American Family from the Revolution to the Civil War.”
- Our Machine Masters, via @nytimes the AI future http://t.co/bJMD7J40AG 07:14:08 AM October 31, 2014 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- Online Ed Skepticism and Self-Sufficiency: Survey of Faculty Views on Technology @insidehighered http://t.co/Tj6gn6zwIS via @sharethis 01:06:15 PM October 29, 2014 from Twitter for Websites
- O Say Can You See Project on Early Washington, D.C. first release: petitions for freedom
- Fall 2014 Graduate Interdisciplinary Readings Seminar in Digital Humanities
- Reading list for graduate seminar in digital humanities (Fall 2014)
- Congratulations to Dr. Jared Leighton
- The Promise of the Digital Humanities and the Future of the Liberal Arts