A List For the Next Brave Soul

For my last blog post as apart of the Winter 2019 team, I would like to offer my reflection in the form of a list containing my biggest takeaways from this experience. If this was a CD, it would be a compilation album of all jams. Time is Money… But So Are Breaks:...

It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday

While this phrase is the title to a classic Boyz II Men song, it doubles for my feelings on the phase of research I just finished ⎯ looking at the racial makeup of various places Burleigh performed or spoke at. At first, I was excited to add this element to our data...

Atlas Tragique de la Musique

The Atlas Historique de la Musique map of Conservatories, Festivals, and Opera Houses in Eastern Europe and Beyond was eye catching because of its simplicity, but was confusing for the same reason. As many others did with their own maps, our goal was for the map to...

Uncertainty is My Middle Name

There is a quote from Diana Sinton’s “Critical Spatial Thinking” that stuck during the first read through, and will continue to stick with me as the mapping process continues: “eliminating uncertainty may be an impossible task but acknowledging and understanding it is...