Upon visiting the site I am impressed by its design. It is not cluttered or busy and the layout lends itself to the subject at hand in a manner that signals the gravity of the content contained. A difficult balance for projects dealing with traumatic records. Very nicely done.
I want to say thank you. I want to thank this vibrant intellectual community of scholars who over the past few years have helped me either by sitting down with me one on one to help improve my writing, putting my name up for opportunities, or writing letters of recommendations.
Though this summer had some fine moments, a greater number were filled with disorienting encounters and stress. To that end, I splurged on myself to the tune of $899.00 and purchased a trip to Panama at the end of July.
The slides I created for my presentation are used as a visual exhibit that complement my talk. SLIDES A special thank you to everyone at SHARP and those who made this event possible. Thank you all for your interest.
I want to take a minute to give attention to the artwork here before us.
We had traveled from many different time zones across the Americas as well as the far reaches of the eastern hemisphere yet despite the attendant jet lag that accompanies those long haul flights we endured, the conference proceedings, Toward a Global History of Primitive Accumulation, held at the International institute for Social History was surely worth … Continue reading Conference: Primitive Accumulation @IISG_Amsterdam
I have a bit of time to devote to writing a short post about new directions going forward from this academic year. As always I have learned tremendously from the capacities I have been involved with over the past year. Some things were difficult. Nonetheless I am happy that with all things come life lessons … Continue reading New Directions in 2019-Looking forward
I couldn't be more excited- please find the abstract for the paper below. A History of a Life with its Deepest Intentions: The Analog/Digital After-life of Moses Grandy’s Narrative of Enslavement The recovery, sharing, and witnessing generated through close readings of slave narratives digitized at Documenting the American South at the University of North Carolina … Continue reading Paper Proposal Accepted: #SHARP2019
North Charleston Above: The road to Wadmalaw Island. Hwy 171 to 700 A strong oak. Spanish Moss. Bear Bluffs Fish Hatchery on Wadmalaw Island. Me-- taking in the psychic resonances of my Gullah ancestors. Map at Bears Bluff Fish Hatchery. It was an amazing experience to be there. To be where, historically, my ancestors worked … Continue reading Wadmalaw Island, SC: In pictures
So I had the opportunity to take part in the ESRI Federal GIS User Conference this past week and I must say I come away with it with expanded views of the functionality of GIS. My role during the conference was as a Student Assistant.
My coverage of the ESRI Federal GIS User Conference coming up January 28-31. I will be there assisting ESRI with tech set-up as well as conference logistical support. Find out more here about this exciting gathering. Note: Because of the current government shutdown I was unsure if ESRI would continue to go forward with the … Continue reading Stay Tuned For…