Slaying the Data Dragon

The mountain of information I had compiled into my spreadsheet seemed insurmountable. By the time I had finished the first three readings we were assigned, I had already collected over 50 locations to map. I felt a bit like Hercules facing the Hydra. My previous map...

Final Reflections

This semester has been a wild ride. We have worked independently on individual projects, yes, but we have also engaged with a plethora of scholarly material, mostly in the digital humanities. On top of this, we have met in person and Skyped with several scholars who...

Reflecting, finally

As the semester comes to a close, and the final polishes are made by our class of cartographers, I find it necessary to reflect on the progress I’ve made as both a scholar and as a human being. My studies in the humanities will continue to reward me as I...