Fulbright Chile 2018: Pre-Departure

This post details the pre-departure experience as a Fulbright Chile finalist in the 2017-18 cycle. Information includes timeline to departure, program paperwork, visa requirements, travel preparations, and tips on finding housing. The period between “I got the grant” and “it’s time to leave” can be super confusing and tricky, especially since most coaching focuses solely … Continue reading Fulbright Chile 2018: Pre-Departure

A Historian’s Guide to Researching and Archiving – How to Search (part 2)

Many moons ago, I introduced a new series, entitled "A Historian's Guide to Researching and Archiving," on my blog. This is part two of that series. In this post, I focus on the nuances of effective search techniques and strategies for library and archive websites. While these posts are intended for advanced research and target … Continue reading A Historian’s Guide to Researching and Archiving – How to Search (part 2)

#LASA2018 CFP & Panelist Query

The Latin American Studies Association recently announced the Call for Papers for the 2018 conference that will be held in Barcelona, España. Here's a link to the call for papers. Proposals are due September 7, 2017, 5 pm EDT. I'm interested in putting together a thematic panel centered on student activism and education in Latin … Continue reading #LASA2018 CFP & Panelist Query

Developing an Online History Class

In my department, candidates are given the opportunity to teach summer and winter session classes. I was selected to teach HIST/GWS/LAS 469 - Gender and Sexuality in Latin America during term II this summer. Teaching this class will allow me to develop and enact a syllabus for an online upperlevel history class. One of my … Continue reading Developing an Online History Class