Research: Visualizing Chicago’s People’s Park in the Archives

  Two weeks in the Special Collections at UIC’s Richard Daley Library as a Short-Term Travel Fellow have resulted in significant finds for my dissertation on illegal activist-created parks in the late-1960s and early-1970s.  My dissertation, titled, Radical Manifest Destiny: Mapping Power Struggles Over Urban Space in the Age of Protest, traces a transnational movement […]

Inspiration: Dubai’s World Expo, 2020

To begin, I want to start by connecting you with my other blog, Global Food Studies, in which I unpack my exploratory research trip to the 2015 World Expo in Milan, Italy where I analyzed transnational American food studies.  In this post, I include graphics just released that visualize Dubai’s plans for its own World […]