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Pahadi Sheens

I sit curled up on the couch in my single room. The room I have transformed into a zen abode in place of the one I left in Toronto. 1 007 mots de plus


Week Nineteen - Mermaids, Instagram and police brutality

Featured image: Image taken from page 50 of ‘The Child World. … Illustrated by C. Robinson’

Instagram and future historians

It’s half term. Not for me, but for my son, and so this week I’ve been fitting in my studies around holiday fun activities. 897 mots de plus

Mess and miscellany: new book

Just released by OUP Canada is Angus Vine‘s new book, Miscellaneous Order: Manuscript Culture and the Early Modern Organization of Knowledge.  This book will be of interest to scholars working on questions of materiality in particular. 78 mots de plus


19th Century Harrisburg State Hospital Letters Donated to Pennsylvania State Archives

The Pennsylvania State Archives recently received a donation of 108 letters from Harrisburg State Hospital. I had the good fortune to meet the donor and get the letters ready for research, but not before I read through them myself! 508 mots de plus


Colorado: A Western Frontier

Lately I’ve been on a kick of reading adventure novels. Stories from all over the world about people climbing mountains, trekking across continents, and leaving everything but the essentials behind in pursuit of the great outdoors. 1 406 mots de plus


Digital Hispanisms: Using Third World Feminism in DH

I gave the following talk on Jan. 5, 2019 at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention held in Chicago, IL.

This talk was part of a TC Digital Humanities sponsored roundtable on Digital Hispanisms with Alex Saum-Pascual (UC, Berkeley), Sylvia Fernández (U. 1 445 mots de plus