[NOTE: No Spoilers here!] Greetings, and happy new year! I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday season, and had the chance to spend some time with loved ones. I had a wonderful Christmas, and was very happy for the first time in a long time to not have to jump on a plane after … More Star Wars, Museums, and the Sky
I have found in my personal experience that writing dissertations has been a work in progress. My archaeology undergrad dissertation focused on the changing significance through time of the trees surrounding a rag well outside of Inverness. I loved my topic, and spent about 15 hours a week for 6 months working on it. Let’s … More My Dissertation and Me
Hello everyone! This is just a bit of a life update. Apologies for not posting sooner, but I am writing from a train in Northern Scotland, traveling to visit a friend. I was back in Scotland for a week to submit my MLitt dissertation, and have had to make a few difficult decisions. I have decided … More Is my Mug Collection Really that Important?
Apologies for the title, but I do love a good pun. Okay, let’s talk about the elephant in the room. In this month’s issue of National Geographic, writer Bryan Christy and photographer Brent Stirton put forth a well written piece on the ivory trade in Africa, along with stunning photographs of the poachers, the rangers … More Elephant or Irrelephant
I had a skype interview for my PhD earlier this week, and I was so nervous! But as I began chatting with the professors I was reminded of how much changing I have done through this past year during my MLitt. My way of thinking about museums and their activities has drastically shifted. I have … More Why my View on ‘Kids in Museums’ Changed