Interview with Women and Technology at Brown

I spoke with Maddie Mott at Women and Technology at Brown about my experience in digital public humanities & my work as a graduate student in the university. From the interview: 2) How do you define digital public humanities? What is most exciting about the field to you? I think of digital public humanities more as a … Continue reading Interview with Women and Technology at Brown

#BearToursByEmily: Rating the Public Art of Brown University’s Mascot

On Medium: When I walk between the Nightingale-Brown House and the Rockefeller Library, I walk right by the Maddock Alumni Center. Every time I passed, a statue caught my eye. It doesn’t stand out enough from its surroundings to bring alarm, and it isn’t quite visible from the streets. But you can tell something is … Continue reading #BearToursByEmily: Rating the Public Art of Brown University’s Mascot

The Degrassi Franchise on the Teenage Experience

From The Artifice: The classic Canadian teen drama franchise has been on and off the air for the past thirty-seven years. One of the longest running scripted television series in history, Known for its slogan, “It Goes There,” the Degrassifranchise has tackled major topics in teenage culture, taboo (date rape, drug abuse, abortion) and overdone … Continue reading The Degrassi Franchise on the Teenage Experience

What I Learned During My Summer Practicum: On Escape, Reevaluation, and Being a Public Human

To finish off my summer practicum, I had to put together a presentation of five things I learned. As I was doing this, I realized that the most important things I learned were the things that I already knew. And more importantly, I realized that I am a public human. Let me back up: Grad … Continue reading What I Learned During My Summer Practicum: On Escape, Reevaluation, and Being a Public Human

Learning to Extract & Understand Twitter Data

From HASTAC: I'm currently working on a research to document and explore the Twitter resistance movement that's formed in the wake of the Trump administration. In order to visualize, save, and explore the vast number of tweets that have appeared under various accounts and hashtags during this time, I decided to turn to Twarc. Developed … Continue reading Learning to Extract & Understand Twitter Data

The Founding of Stars Hollow: Glassberg on Gilmore Girls (Part One)

From Stars Hollow Historical Society: Everyone’s favorite close-knit community, Stars Hollow, Connecticut, thrives on small-town charm, tourism, and commemorating local history. The show presents two narratives of the town’s founding throughout the show’s seven-season run: 1) the star-crossed lovers meeting in the location of the town’s gazebo; and 2) the story of a Puritan family … Continue reading The Founding of Stars Hollow: Glassberg on Gilmore Girls (Part One)

HASTAC: Talking through NCPH 2017

From HASTAC: As a participant in the NCPH 2017 Working Group “Meeting in the Middle: Community Engagement in a Digital World,” ten public history practitioners and I are talking through the successes and struggles of web 2.0 projects. Seeing digital projects as places of shared authority, silence and exclusion, as well as part of the broader … Continue reading HASTAC: Talking through NCPH 2017

Best of 2016

A summary of books, films, TV, performances, and other things produced, consumed and enjoyed this year by me: Best Non-Fiction Read for the First Time Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Domingos Alvares: African Healing and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World by James Sweet Best Fiction/Poetry … Continue reading Best of 2016