Jumping in to Research!

I’m back at St. Olaf and ready for summer research! After spending a few months away from our H.T. Burleigh maps and progress on the musicalgeography.org website it has been surprisingly comforting to be back at the research routine. I am so impressed by the amount of...

Moving Forward with Maps

Over the course of this interim term, I have done extensive researching, map making, and web-app building. Today, as a class, we were finally able to present our work to the general public, and wow was it gratifying. When you are buried in folders upon folders of...

Letter From an Editor

When we began this project, one of our first readings was parts of Mark Monmonier’s How to Lie with Maps1. Now that Jacob and I are working on our editing specialization, I’m reminded that his lessons apply to words as well. That might seem like a little bit of a...