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Theatre and Performance in COVID Quarantine

March 26, 2020

A calendar of all the livestreamed theatre and performance events happening. Sarah Bay-Cheng's incredible resource "Theatre, Dance & Performance Online". BroadwayWorld Online Book Club The Billy Rose Theatre Division …

Things I learned from Joan Bolker

Sept. 29, 2018

These are a few of the ideas that I've really taken to heart from Joan Bolker's Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day. I thought some of these loose …

Interactive Visualizations of New York City

Sept. 19, 2018

I have collected 70 visualizations of New York City, that mostly build on open data. The qualification for a visualization to make it on this list was to be interactive …

First Draft of Visualization

July 3, 2018

I'm working towards a visualization of female impersonators and have produced a first, really messy visualization. That's OK, though. I like working under the principle of "shitty first drafts." (see …

Programming Nostalgia

March 26, 2018

I just found out about Vipercard, a virtual Javascript-version of HyperCard, the first application I used for programming and was struck by a little nostalgia that I thought …

Received a Connect New York Fellowship!

March 9, 2018

Today, I found out that I received a Connect New York Fellowship, through two offices at the Graduate Center (CUNY): the Early Research Initiative and the Digital Initiatives. This award …

Announced: American Burlesque - Summer 2017

Nov. 12, 2017

It was announced today that I will be teaching the course "The History of American Burlesque" at New York University this coming summer. I also received the promotional image that …

IRB Approval!

June 26, 2017

The IRB application process has been a long and tedious one, for my dissertation project "The Roots and Routes of Boylesque." But today, on this first day back in "the …

Recap: Social Media for Activist Scholars Webinar with Jessie Daniels

May 17, 2017

In her May 9 webinar Social Media for Activist Scholars, Jessie Daniels recently made some really great points, which I wanted to type out here: 2009 was the year when …

The Queer, Resistant, Historical Bodies of Taylor Mac’s A 24 Decade History of Popular Music: A Curated Conversation

May 17, 2017

We are so excited to have our “curated conversation” accepted into the 2017 ASTR conference. In the conversation, "The Queer, Resistant, Historical Bodies of Taylor Mac’s A 24 Decade History …