Local Boy Makes Good

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NiCHE webmaster Adam Crymble was a recent winner of the international “2 Minute Thesis Contest,” and as such has had a description of his PhD thesis at King’s College London turned into an animated video. Besides describing his thesis, “Distant Reading and the Digital Humanities” turns out to be a good, short primer on the value of digital history.

You can see the video, 42,000 hits & climbing, below.

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I am the author of Becoming Green Gables (spring 2024), The Summer Trade (with Edward MacDonald, 2022), & The Miramichi Fire (2020), & the editor of the print/open-access Canadian History & Environment series at University of Calgary Press. I was Director of NiCHE, 2004-15. Contact me at amaceach@uwo.ca.

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