Howard Goldbaum - Associate Professor

Howard Goldbaum

Associate Professor, Reynolds School of Journalism
University of Nevada, Reno

Scholarship, Creative Production,
and Instructional Web Sites

 

Except as noted, I am the sole author of each of the web sites linked below. Some sites require the Flash or QuickTime plug-ins and may not load completely on some devices.

My vita is available as a .pdf file.

 

Scholarship and Creative Production Web Sites

Voices from the Dawn is a project, begun in 1978, exploring the ancient monuments of Ireland in the context of their folklore and mythology. All media work was completed during my 2010 sabbatical year. When all the text is written, the site will feature more than 100 different prehistoric sites.
http://voicesfromthedawn.com

Waiting for the Cars is a new book of historical stereographs in 3-D anaglyph conversion from Alfred A. Hart's images documenting the1863-1869 construction of the Central Pacific Railway from Sacrament, California to Promontory Summit, Utah. Waiting for the Cars is co-authored with Nevada State Railroad Museum historian Wendell Huffman, published by NSRM in October, 2012. The work began as a simple Flash-based project. A website accompanies the book, with additional features:
http://waitingforthecars.com

My project celebrating the beauty and history of the Silver State, "All Around Nevada," was named the Best in Competition in its category from the Broadcast Education Association in 2010.
http://www.allaroundnevada.com/

To accompany the Nevada Museum of Art's feature exhibition (10/07 - 1/08) on Yosemite National Park, I was comissioned to create an interactive kiosk for the exhibit featuring anaglyph conversion of historical stereographs taken in the early days of Yosemite visitation. Completed in 2007.
http://howardgoldbaum.com/yosemite/

A project originally done in partnership with Nevada Humanities explores the "then and now" of some iconic Las Vegas landmarks.
http://howardgoldbaum.com/vegasThenNow/las-vegas

The Virtual Wroxton Abbey. 2010. A virtual-reality exploration of a seventeenth century Jacobean home and estate in England.
http://www.wroxtonabbey.org

TravelBlogs
A multimedia journal of places and experiences, this site was my initial personal laboratory for experimental rich-media narrative forms. Includes: Fear and Loafing on the Mayan Riviera (finalist, SXSW competition, 2003); A Journey in Geological Time; Memory and Memorials; The Best Pizza in the World
http://howardgoldbaum.com/travelblogs/


Samples of my older photography work:
http://howardgoldbaum.com/portfolios



 

Instructional and Course-Related Web Sites

Working cooperatvely with the Basque Studies Program, a team of photography students created a documentary project that won the Best of the Web Award (Journalism) from the AEJMC in 2013: The Basques in Nevada.

Created using funding from the Nevada Humanities Committee, A Living Legacy: Six Generations on the Dressler Ranch is an extended multimedia documentary created with a team of students. This project won the Best of the Web Award (Journalism) from the AEJMC in 2007.
http://www.jour.unr.edu/goldbaum/dressler/

Photography students at UNR create virtual-reality documentary project of Reno landmarks, featured in All Around Reno.
http://allaroundreno.com

In 1998 and 1999 I took groups of students from Bradley University on Photo Safari to Ireland.

In 1983 I drove a group of students from Bradley University in a motorhome from Peoria to the California coast, as documented in this video.