Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 09 – Karen L. Cox

In this last official entry in the Liner Notes Vol. 1, I talk with historian Karen Cox. Check out her most recent book, No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice, out now. In this episode, we talk about apps and strategies for organizing archival documents, how to balance the ebbContinue reading “Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 09 – Karen L. Cox”

Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 2 – Hilary Green

This week, we talk with historian Hilary Green, whose social media posts about writing, research, reading, and process are so inspiring. In addition to her many publications, she has also has captured research about race, slavery, and memory at the University of Alabama in the Hallowed Grounds project. Her book, Educational Reconstruction: African American SchoolsContinue reading “Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 2 – Hilary Green”

My Sticky-Note Outlining Process

I’ve been posting on Twitter randomly recently about my process while outlining a couple of new chapters. I’ll elaborate and make it clearer what is happening. I wrote a whole thread about this, then accidentally deleted it. A blog post is better, anyways. As I’m researching, writing, I often make notes on stickies about ideasContinue reading “My Sticky-Note Outlining Process”

Reconstructing the Archives in Sound

Early this January I was writing up a section of my book project on college radio about Rice University’s KTRU in the 1980s. KTRU-FM’s records include both paper and sound: their online collection of on-air programming is one of the more extensive in college radio history. I visited the physical archives in June 2019, inContinue reading “Reconstructing the Archives in Sound”