Amanda Shuman

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I am working on a PhD in modern East Asian history at the University of California, Santa Cruz. I research sports competitions and socialist athletes in the People's Republic of China. Simultaneously, I am working with two professors on a website project related to World War II memories in Japan and the United States, while assisting the Institute for Humanities in digital humanities initiatives.

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Prior to beginning my doctoral studies at UCSC I worked for over three years at the Center for History and New Media ( at George Mason University as a web developer, research assistant, and webmaster. Digital humanities are and have been a reality of my life for some time.