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The Ben Franklin's World Project: Podcasting and the Future of Digital History

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James Branch Cabell Library, Room 250
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284


The Humanities Research Center in the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences presents The Ben Franklin's World Project: Podcasting and the Future of Digital History. Liz Covart, American historian and creator of the podcast Ben Franklin's World, will discuss her podcasting project and how formats of preserving history have changed in modern-day society.

The event is free and open to all. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For special accommodations, or to register offline, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593.

About the Speaker

Liz Covart, Ph.D., is an American historian specializing in early american history, and creator of the podcast Ben Franklin's World. She is also the host of the podcast Doing History and works as the digital projects editor for Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. 

About the Podcast

Ben Franklin's World is a podcast focusing on early American history, specifically revolving around the context of Ben Franklin and the state of the world he lived in. Each episode features a guest historian as well as a discussion on how early american events impact modern-day history.

Image: Ben Franklin's World podcast logo, courtesy of Liz Covart


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Richmond, VA 23284-2033
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