DIGITAL METHODOLOGY AND PEDAGOGY
The handout here provides an overview of my work as a scholar and instructor in the following areas:
- Network Analysis
- Data Visualization
- Data Mining
- Digital Scholarly Editing (emphasis on XML/TEI encoding for archival materials)
Currently, I'm working on a long-term project, “Exotic Domesticities: Labor, Luxury, and Global Slavery in British Trade.” Intended as a working version and eventual online supplement to my two book projects, it will serve as an online database of my archival research on trade routes, social networks, and imagined cartographies in the Transatlantic and Mediterranean. In addition to recording data in terms of people, places, books, objects, and money for trade circuits involving slave economies. Current project updates look at how information circulated through abolitionist networks.
Project Updates can be viewed on my blog or through the links below.
Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project
This website publicize and contextualize the 2015 Boston Middle Passage Port Marker Ceremony, which commemorates through a permanent marker those who died and those who survived the Middle Passage, and recognizes the importance of Africans and their descendants in the history of the city, region, and nation. The site hosted by and created for the National Park Services.
Slave Ship Desire Project
Supplementing the Middle Passage site, this digital exhibition on the slave ship Desire focuses on one the earliest recorded slave transaction for New England: the exchange of Pequot prisoners of war for slaves of African-descent from Bermuda. It draws attention to histories of indigenous groups within histories of slavery and settler colonialism in the Atlantic World.
updated 2 November 2014