“Change of Life” Pathologizing Menopause

In my Digital History course we’re moving onto the “doing” or hands-on part of the course. It’s a bit overwhelming but also incredibly exciting. In many ways I feel as though my imagination is the limit for this project, and then I return to reality. Taking two other demanding courses and teaching Mondays, Wednesdays, andContinue reading ““Change of Life” Pathologizing Menopause”

Digital Humanities and the Future of my Academic “Work”

Although, I have problems with David Bell’s tendency to over essentialize an issue against print monographs in the academic sphere, I do find the conversation about new ways to view academic “work” exciting. I’m especially interested in bridging the knowledge and accessibility gap between academic research with the public, so some of Bell’s arguments forContinue reading “Digital Humanities and the Future of my Academic “Work””

Online Identity Crisis

I’ve grappled over this issue before – how to create/maintain my digital identity. In hindsight, I wish I wrestled with this online from the get-go rather than in my head and notebook (or in a course assignment requiring me to blog on the topic). For starters I would have spent more time productively blogging thanContinue reading “Online Identity Crisis”