Au revoir, DUR!

What a ride! I’ve been thinking a lot about where I was one calendar year ago, before the start of last summer’s CURI project, and the difference is enormous. I had never heard of ArcGIS, I had no idea what the letters “CSV” stood for, and the...

A Visit from Dr. Lincoln Mullen

On May 9, our Directed Undergraduate Research class had the opportunity to workshop our mapping projects with Dr. Lincoln Mullen, a spatial historian and professor at George Mason University. He gave us useful feedback about our individual work, but also helped us...

Re-Imagining the Parisian Jazz Map

For my long-term project this semester, I’m revisiting some of the data and source material about jazz and music-hall performances in Paris during the 1920s. At first, I just wanted to tie up lose ends- although I finished a jazz venues map, I still have a lot...