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Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales Give Their Encore at Philosophical Hall’s Museum (American Philosophical Society News, 2017-07)THE EXHIBITION NOW ON VIEW at the APS Museum is Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales of Philadelphia. This exhibition displays the work of the Peales, an early American family of patriots, soldiers, artists, politicians, ...
Gathering Voices: Thomas Jefferson and Native America (American Philosophical Society News, 2016-07)This spring, the American philosophical society opened its third in a series of exhi- bitions on Thomas Jefferson. Gathering Voices: Thomas Jefferson and Native America explores Jefferson’s effort to collect native languages ...
Revisiting the Relevance of Ethnography: Reflections on Extinct Monsters to Deep Time (MuseNews, 2023-02)This short piece reflects on the book Extinct Monsters to Deep Time: Conflict, Compromise, and the Making of Smithsonian's Fossil Halls as it is released in paperback. It argues that ethnography offers an important perspective ...
Building Virtual Friendships through Mirrored Gestures (2022)During the COVID-19 pandemic isolation period, social gaming was an effective way for people to find connections and alleviate feelings of loneliness. However, the communication systems built within these games have ...
Examining Technology Tools Used in Online Intergenerational Participatory Design Teams (2022)Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, many intergenerational design teams were forced to pivot to online sessions and had to rely heavily on technology tools to facilitate these sessions. This thesis examines the technology ...