Description of Event

The Digital Archive Research Group hosted “Teaching with Archives: A Pedagogy Workshop” on Friday, November 4, from 2-4pm in LAB 203. The event was open to faculty, staff, and graduate students, as well as others interested in learning more about creating archival-based assignments.

In addition to short talks on sample projects and assignments (see below), the event introduced Save Our Stories: Engaging with Digital Collections, a university-wide project connecting faculty and students to USM Special Collections. To learn how to participate in the project, visit the Save Our Stories webpage.


Slides & Handouts from Event

Engaging with Digital Collections

Joyce Inman, Assistant Professor of English and Director of Composition

Handout for Creating Archive-Based Assignments


Teaching with the Archives: Cookbooks

Andrew P. Haley, Associate Professor of American Cultural History and Director of the University Forum

Corresponding Handouts: 

Guidelines for MS Community Cookbook Essays


Archives & Book History

Craig Carey, Assistant Professor of English and Interim Director of Undergraduate Studies

Corresponding Handouts: 

Sample Digital Archive Assignments

Archives 101: A Brief List of Resources