There is no place like Ireland- and I was there for the first time in late April 2018 while presenting at a conference hosted at the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences at National University Ireland- Galway. This wonderful event brought together digital humanists, artists, and creative developers from around the … Continue reading Transient Topographies Reflection- Moore Institute- National Univ. Ireland- #Galway
BackForth from Christy on Vimeo. In some religions dance is integral to attaining a higher level of consciousness. Dancing is transformative. It is the release of feeling, the engagement with sound, the perception of tones acting on the body. I am dancing here because I am happy. The semester is done. Commitments are fulfilled and … Continue reading Notes on Exuberance- #Dance
Moving in the World from Christy on Vimeo.
The Benthamites Manage the Poor: The New Poor Law The New Poor law of 1834 “represented a Malthusian challenge to the eighteenth-century policy of providing allowances to men whose earnings were insufficient to support their families.” The old poor law had been based on the notion that the state should give working fathers a … Continue reading Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford and Genteel Poverty- Victorian Musings