Bethlehem Boarding School Roster Transcription: Editorial Decisions

Project Background This transcription project focuses on the Bethlehem Boarding School operated by the Moravians. My transcription of the Bethlehem Boarding School roster began as part of my early work on students attending the Boarding School in the 1790s. My initial work on the Boarding School focused on the March 1792 the visit of severalContinue reading “Bethlehem Boarding School Roster Transcription: Editorial Decisions”

Hamilton (the musical) has a Genius (the website) Problem

If you follow me on Twitter or have read my post over at Pedagogy and American Literary Studies, then you likely know I’ll be incorporating Hamilton: An American Musical in one of my classes this coming semester. In other words, “if ya don’t know, now ya know.” In my class I’ll be approaching Hamilton byContinue reading “Hamilton (the musical) has a Genius (the website) Problem”

Call me Ambitious: A Composition Class on Moby-Dick and its Contexts

If you’ve seen my Twitter posts the past two weeks, then you know I had the good fortune to attend an NEH Summer Institute hosed by The Rhode Island Historical Society. The Summer Institute was titled “Early American Women’s History: Teaching from within the Archives.” It was awesome and glorious. The institute was under theContinue reading “Call me Ambitious: A Composition Class on Moby-Dick and its Contexts”