Author: Gretta Tritch Roman

Final Submission of your Mapping Project

*** Updated!!*** Part of your final submission for the visualization component of your mapping project requires you to create a project post in WordPress to publish your work. This tutorial demonstrates how to complete those requirements, which are also listed here: A portfolio project post is created in Word Press Thesis paragraph and reflective paragraph from final essay are included…

Final Presentations

Guidelines for your final presentations All presentation times, including time for comments, will be capped at 12 minutes. It is recommended that you limit the presentation of your project to 6-7 minutes to leave time for your classmates’ responses. These presentations are meant to help you think through and get feedback on your ideas for the required paragraph on your…

Essay | Part 3: Final Essay

DUE Thursday, May 19 — Upload your essay to the Dropbox for Final Essay folder in our shared Google Drive by midnight Over the course of the semester we are working on constructing a strong research essay that will complement your historical mapping project. As you already know, writing a cohesive and clear essay requires iteration and an extended process…

Joint Mapping Sessions

Over the two joint sessions for American Urban History and Mapping the 19th-Century City classes, we will be focusing on New York City’s “Ladies’ Mile” during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. This district is roughly defined as the stretch along Broadway from 14th Street to 23rd Street. The area first developed as a residential district with elaborate mansions…

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Poll for Joint Session with American Urban History

We are planning a joint session of Prof. Myra Armstead’s American Urban History and our Mapping the Nineteenth-Century City. During this session we will be working together to create a map that explores gender, public, and the experience of New York City in the nineteenth century.

This collaborative mapping exercise will be a time that is either during our regular class time, or if it is different, it will replace a regular class time.

If you haven’t already done so, please fill out the form and submit it as soon as you can so we can plan a time to meet.

http://goo.gl/forms/OgTBpBZbxU

Essay | Part 2: Redraft of Thesis Paragraph, Theoretical Context, Bibliography

Over the course of the semester we are working on constructing a strong research essay that will complement your historical mapping project. As you already know, writing a cohesive and clear essay requires iteration and an extended process of formulating an argument as well as collecting evidence. Therefore, this essay assignment is the second of three prompts to guide you…