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Reflecting on 2020

Normally, I post a year end recap of what work, projects, and writing I’ve done in the past year. I’ve decided against doing that this year. I’ve done things that are worth talking about and I’m working on projects that I’m excited about. But 2020 has been hard. The last thing we need right now … Continue reading Reflecting on 2020

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Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 74: Participating in Virtual Conferences

In today’s episode I’m discussing my experiences attending three different virtual conference in October. I talk about online conference formats, recording and giving presentations, and interaction in online conference spaces. Mentioned in this episode: –Canadian Research Knowledge Network 2020 Conference–TESS Online 2020: Humanizing Learning–Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference Download or Listen Now: Photo by Magnet.me … Continue reading Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 74: Participating in Virtual Conferences

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Houseplants and Care

I love my outdoor veggie and flower gardens and have been an avid outdoor gardener for years. It wasn’t until the COVID-19 pandemic hit that I realized I also love houseplants. Since March my houseplant collection has grown from a few plants I was given as gifts, to a sprawling set of plants that is … Continue reading Houseplants and Care

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Grant Writing for Community Archives

Hi friends, I recently did a short presentation on grant writing for community archives, with some tips and best practices for getting started with grant writing in a community context. If you’re interested in the topic my slides and recoding of the presentation are available. I’m also always happy to chat about grants, it’s something … Continue reading Grant Writing for Community Archives

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Sharing, Healing, and Learning through Digital Stories

The presentation I gave at TESS 2020 on the work of the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre to use digital technology to teach about Residential Schools and humanize this important history is now online. The presentation is framed around the desire to share the important history of the Shingwauk site and the ways in which the … Continue reading Sharing, Healing, and Learning through Digital Stories

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Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 73: Article Feedback and Revisions

In today’s episode I’m talking about peer review feedback and article revisions. I chat about some of the recent articles I have revised, handling negative feedback, and my process for doing revisions. Mentioned in this episode: -Jo VanEvery, Revision following peer review is a normal part of the scholarly writing process– Melissa Dalgleish, Learning to … Continue reading Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 73: Article Feedback and Revisions

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Creation and purpose: A conversation on art created by students at the Shingwauk Residential School

A conversational piece I wrote with Skylee-Storm Hogan for the Art Libraries Journal is now available. This piece asks: What are the ethics behind caring, preserving, and displaying artwork created by Residential School Survivors? By looking at sketches and small handicrafts held by the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre this piece examines the possibilities for caring … Continue reading Creation and purpose: A conversation on art created by students at the Shingwauk Residential School

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Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 72: Passion Project Space

How do you find time for the projects that you are invested in but aren’t part of your job? In today’s episode I’m talking about passion projects and the work that I do off the side of my desk that brings me a lot of joy. Mentioned in this episode: –Trans and Gender Diverse Voices … Continue reading Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 72: Passion Project Space

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