Author Archives: trapanesed

About trapanesed

I'm a social studies and financial literacy teacher in the Jersey City public school system. I enjoy eating, sleeping, martial arts, and playing poker.

Digital spaces for a digital generation

This week I had the chance to review Mark Tebeau’s Listening to the City: Oral History and Place in the Digital Era, Franco Moretti’s Graphs, Maps, Trees  and  Stephen Robinson’s Putting Harlem on the map. One of the major themes … Continue reading

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Another Farm-book

Last weeks readings illuminated the laborious process that is archival construction. It is not so much the construction of the archive that is troublesome but the meticulous collection of metadata and the arrangement of it in a format that is culturally … Continue reading

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Same Old BS Different Medium

  Boyd, Sample and Park reiterate the themes race, class, inequality, oppression, racism, labels…. (I’m sure I’m missing a few) and apply these themes to social networks and communities. Boyd focuses on the separation of society onto two major social … Continue reading

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The Battle of Chancellorsville

The Battle of Chancellorsville, http://hotchkiss.neatline.org/neatline-exhibits/show/battle-of-chancellorsville/fullscreen Created by David McClure. Reviewed Feb. 2017 The Battle of Chancellorsville is an interactive map that chronicles the Battle of Chancellorsville through a confederate map originally created by the cartographer Jedidiah Hotchkiss. The Battle of … Continue reading

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