Digitizing Culinary History

My project will be a digital representation of my larger research project, How to Read a Cookbook: Deciphering the Life of Malinda Russell. Malinda Russell was a nineteenth century culinary entrepreneur whose 1866, A Domestic Cook Book: Containing a Careful Selection...

Project ideas

In my last post I posed a bunch of questions about digital pedagogy. My long attempt at an answer is going to be my project. I am planning a website that will be a pedagogical tool to help teach an undergraduate course on the American Revolution. ...

Commodities on the Volta River

For my CHI project, I plan to publish a clean dataset composed of information about trade goods carried across the Volta River in West Africa. An important nexus of trade from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, the Volta River was traversed by traders moving...

It’s Easy Being a Critic

Recently, I was sent galleys for an upcoming co-authored article to be published in POROI. The article, called “Addressing the Social Determinants of Health: “Vulnerable” Populations and the Presentation of Healthy People 2020” is a critique of the limiting...

Data Management and FAIR

During my stay at Leipzig, I attended a workshop named Digital Management of Science Data given by two specialists from the Data Center for the Humanities at University of Cologne. As a humanist, the concept of data management is fairly new to me. However, after this...