Mapping disparity in Philadelphia

On July 23, 2019, TRL hosted a Map Room event for Prof. Krystal Strong's Re/Member Black Philadelphia Project, which brought undergraduates and graduate students from Penn and students from the School District of Philadelphia into conversation about maps, resource disparity, and Philadelphia. The mapping workshop was taught by myself and Girmaye Misgna, the Mapping and … Continue reading Mapping disparity in Philadelphia

Collaborating on Copyright: NELC, Penn Libraries, and the Penn Museum

As we gear up for the fall semester, I think back to some of my favorite projects from the spring and wonder about the opportunities to come in the months ahead. One of my favorite memories was securing the rights for students in NELC 330/550, “The University, the Museum, and the Middle East,” to use … Continue reading Collaborating on Copyright: NELC, Penn Libraries, and the Penn Museum

Exhibition at a Glance: Art, Territory, and Identity

Arte, territorio e identidad Arte, território e identidade Art, territoire et identité On exhibit: July 1, 2019 - September 1, 2019 Fisher Exhibition Space, Fisher Fine Arts Library, 1st floor Art, Territory, and Identity offers a sampling of visually arresting books and materials held by the Anne & Jerome Fisher Fine Arts Library that delve within the intersection of art, activism, and the … Continue reading Exhibition at a Glance: Art, Territory, and Identity

Art, Territory, and Identity

Arte, territorio e identidad Arte, território e identidade Art, territoire et identité Art, Territory, and Identity offers a sampling of visually arresting books and materials held by the Anne & Jerome Fisher Fine Arts Library that delve within the intersection of art, activism, and the exploration of identity in Latin America. Not losing sight of the many differences among the diverse countries and territories located in the … Continue reading Art, Territory, and Identity

The Digital Archive and Responsible Counter Narrative Building

Community archiving initiatives frequently call for recovering, often by foregrounding, the voices and persons that frequently fall outside of the collecting missions of traditional repositories. Activists and archivists join researchers and historians in wondering how the stories we tell, and the frameworks we use, to understand various historical moment might change if we centered underrepresented … Continue reading The Digital Archive and Responsible Counter Narrative Building