Mapping Parisian Salons

Introduction This summer, I pursued an independent research project focusing on the salons of late 19th and early 20th century Paris. I set out to create a comprehensive map of salons from the era that listed relevant information so that students, scholars, and the...

Musings of a Digital Humanities Convert

As a humanist, I have a natural aversion to technology. I lump digital technology into the camp of “those math and science people,” rarely post on social media, and regularly participate in the discourse that criticizes recent technological advancement for “taking...

When in doubt, make a map!

It’s amazing how it can take almost two weeks to really develop the goals of a project. I have discovered that it is through active work that we seem do the best learning and growing. I think even after these last weeks of intensive research, we will still be...

It’s Alive!

Question of the day: how often will I feel like Victor Frankenstein while I work on CURI this summer? The latest task of formatting data from over 200 premiers was monstrous, however, when we finally uploaded our information into the first draft of a map, I had a...