May 5

Topic: Spatial Narratives in History and the Digital Humanities


Azaryahu, Maoz and Kenneth E. Foote, "Historical space as narrative medium: on the configuration of spatial narratives of time at historical sites," in GeoJournal 73(3): 179-194.  November 2008.  Available on-line at:

Dow, Steven et al., "Exploring spatial narratives and mixed reality experiences in Oakland Cemetery," in Proceedings of the 2005 ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Advances in computer entertainment technology (ACE '05). ACM, New York, NY, USA, (2005):  51-60.  Available on-line at:

Fischer, L. E. "'RevQuest: The Black Chambers': Bringing together technology and gaming at a historical site," Digital Heritage International Congress (Digital Heritage), 2013, Marseille, 2013, pp. 551-558. [Course Pack]

Baeker, Greg and David Brown, "The Power of Stories:  Mapping Community Identity," in Municipal World (September 2010):  21-23.  Available on-line at:

Brown, David and Renato Romanin, "Digital Discovery and Electronic Explorations:  Promoting Sustainable Tourism in the Niagara Greenbelt,"  Paper presented at Leading Edge 2008.  Niagara Escarpment Commission's  8th biosphere conference
01 October 2008. Monora Park, Orangeville, Ontario  Available on-line at:

  Mahoney, Timothy R. "What is a Spatial Narrative?" at Gilded Age Plains City:  The Great Sheedy Murder Trial and the Booster Ethos of Lincoln, Nebraska [Website].  Available on-line at:


Instructor: David Brown

Morning (9-12)


Seminar: Discussion of Readings

Hands-on Session:  Interpretours


Afternoon (1-4)

Hands-on Session: Interpretours


Course Pack Readings [In Resources Folder]

David Brown Power Point Slides