• Conversing in a Cyberspace Community: The Growth of HPS Blogging

    Originally posted in the October 2010 Newsletter of the History of Science Society In the October 2008 issue of the HSS Newsletter, Ben Cohen, lecturer at University of Virginia and blogger laureate at The World’s Fair, remarked that historians who blog invariably find themselves somewhere along the Ayers-Onuf spectrum: they become either idealists contributing to and influencing public conversation… Continue Reading

  • Article Link: “The Analytical Spirit and the Paris Institution for the Deaf-Mutes, 1730-1860”

    As I’m researching for my dissertation, I’m finally digging through a giant pile recent articles from the past years on topics relevant to my dissertation. I thought I’d share some interesting ones with you. Christine Aicardi (University College London) published a piece, “The Analytical Spirit and the Paris Institution for the Deaf-Mutes, 1730-1860” in History… Continue Reading

  • Publication: “Learning From Artifacts”

    I spoke about my experiences at the  “Reading Artifacts” summer institute before; the fourth edition of Spontaneous Generations has published my review–“Learning From Artifacts: A Review of the ‘Reading Artifacts: Summer Institute in the Material Culture of Science.’” Yay, me!