Visual Culture of Print: Trip to Mead Art Museum

This week, my Hampshire College course took a trip to the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College! The course I’m taking, HACU 233, is called “Media Overload: Digital-Age Reflections on the Explosion of Print.” Our main focus has been analyzing the fears of print culture and the act of writing through 17th-century British authors and … Continue reading Visual Culture of Print: Trip to Mead Art Museum

While home for Columbus Day Weekend, I made sure to visit a museum! These photos are from the Roger Williams Park Museum of Natural History. It’s been several years since my last visit, and I only vaguely remembered its exhibits - the planetarium being the most memorable.  The Museum currently has four major exhibits: Africa, Circle … Continue reading

Summer In The Library

Here’s what I love about historians: they are storytellers. Whether we know it consciously or simply find our way there, we search the past for a semblance of something relatable or funny or interesting. We further our interests (or those of others) in efforts to remember something worth remembering. On the other hand, archivists and … Continue reading Summer In The Library