- Finding the way…
- Cartoon of Quebec’s Little Boy
- Hand Maps
- A Piece of Imperial Pie
- Expansion vs. Isolation
- Anthropological Mash-up
- Mash-Up: Ladies & Fashion & Shite, 1732-2016
- Swipes #49: Thorny Situations
- Swipes #48: History repeats itself repeatedly
- Stanford University Field Trip
- If you find yourself in Chicago this month…
- Rich Thoughts
- Zines & Comics
- Thanksgiving Post
- A Lament on Academic Spec Work: * Cry Cry *
- Everything you never wanted to know about parenting
- Remembering 13 September 1759
- Celebrating Six Years of Friendship, or That Time I Made a Friend at the O-Train Station
- Giving Birth in a Baby-Unfriendly Hospital
- Guest Post: Jillian Klean Zwilling on Feminism
- Norman Rockwell Swipes
- California Map Society Conference, May 2015: “Ghosts of Former Indigenous Inhabitants of Stanford University”
- California Map Society Conference, May 2015: Branner Library Tour
- California Map Society Conference, May 2015: “Opening Up the Data Vault”
- California Map Society Conference, May 2015: “Ancient Orientations”
- California Map Society Conference, May 2015: “The Arbuckle Illustrated Atlases”
- “Everything and everyone serves history’s single purpose.”
- Swipes #47: Land Grabbing
- Part V: John Bull & Uncle Sam, Frenemies
- Monsters, Part 6: Laocoon
- Monsters, Part 5: Slimy, Serpentine Stephen Harper
- Happy Constitution Day, Poland!
- Monsters, Part 4: Dismemberment & Bugs
- Monsters, Part 3: Just your standard anthropomorphic snake post
- Monsters, Part 2: Two-headed Creatures (and more!)
- Monsters, Part 1: Hydra Round-up
- The Many-Headed Hydra: Monstrous Representations of Canadian Confederation and the American Civil War in Cartoons, 1861-1867
- Now & Then / Then & Now
- Maps: They Don’t Love You Like I Love You
- What is a geographer?
- What is an American, anyhow?
- April Fooling in Map Form
- Colossus (Part III)
- Part IV: John & Jonathan, BFFFL
- Ireland Carto-Caricatures (Map Cartoons)
- Colossus (Part II)
- Colossus (Part I)
- Swipes #46: Ice Floes
- Draw the Shape of the Bay @ The Exploratorium in SF
- “There’s no reason why the simple shapes of stories can’t be fed into computers.”
- Prohibition & Other Booze-y Cartoons
- Composting 101, or “Stop thinking and just compost!”
- Vaccines: Not Turning Humans Into Cows Since Always
- “Self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France”
- Canadian Studies Talk at Berkeley on February 11
- Swipes #45: Turning Tail(s)
- Notes from Nelson Graburn’s talk on “Canadian Inuit Art”
- San Mateo County History Museum recap
- JE SUIS CHARLIE?
- Just another four chord song…
- Apologies, Round 2
- JE SUIS CHARLIE
- Apologies (Belatedly)
- Baby New Year!
- “All students do is stand around looking casual.”
- Christmas Panopticon
- Cave Paintings
- It’s a plane! It’s a car! It’s a… really large shoe?
- NEH Day 1: “Mapping Nature Across the Americas”
- Shaking Down the Provinces
- ‘Tis the season to be generous
- Swipes #44: Disputed Waterways
- It’s not Thanksgiving in Canada (or “appalling ignorance”)
- Canada: America’s Hat?
- It depends on how you look at it… (Part Four of Many)
- Swipes #43: Me-ow
- It depends on how you look at it… (Part Two of Many)
- Remembrance Day
- Happy Birthday, A.J.M. Smith
- It depends on how you look at it… (Part One of Many)
- Dress Codes, Round 2
- Happy Halloween!
- What Goes Around Comes Around: The Cyclical Nature of Political History
- Shop Locally
- Speech Balloons & Thought Bubbles
- Part III: John Bull & Uncle Sam, a friendship to the end
- Policy Brief on Canada-U.S. Education Initiatives
- Part II: Representations of UK & US Cooperation
- Part I: Representations of the US & UK
- Representations of British Imperial Expansion
- Representations of US Imperial Expansion
- Hats off (and on)
- Yesterday was a big day for maritime history in Canada and the U.S.
- “[M]ap-obsessed, to a degree quite uncharacteristic of middle America”
- On this day in history: Estevan, Saskatchewan
- This post took more thought than most politically-themed mailers.
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Tag Archives: white people
“A White Man’s Burden” – Portsmouth Daily Times 5 December 1911 “The White Man’s Burden” – Boston Evening Record 8 February 1898 “The White Man’s Burden” – Gillam – 1900
Take up the White Man’s burden– Send forth the best ye breed– Go bind your sons to exile To serve your captives’ need; To wait in heavy harness, On fluttered folk and wild– Your new-caught, sullen peoples, Half-devil and half-child. … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from an email I wrote that was sparked by a discussion on that most useful of dialogic platforms, Facebook, after I posted the USAToday article “Brennan: It’s time I stopped calling team ‘Redskins’:” I’m mainly writing because … Continue reading
We have talked about this before. Seriously.
There are plenty of other political cartoons on the topic of turkey dinners, as well.
This is the last of three questions that I answered during my comprehensive exam in April. I had one week to write three answers (chosen from six questions). I am a bit reluctant to share them in their unpolished state, … Continue reading
This is the sample response that I wrote in preparation for my second comprehensive exam. Maybe it will give you an idea of one way you can organize your thoughts for your own doctoral exam. Or it can serve as … Continue reading
Unwanted?: Straight, white, male professors. Beards, spectacles, suspenders, and elbow patches optional.
Folks are quick to denigrate the genre of straight, white, male professors, particularly of the History Department variety, and I have made a similar mistake with over-generalizations in the past that I think will be illuminating. When I was in … Continue reading