These weeks in Academic Labor

Graduate workers at George Washington University held an eight-hour sit-in last Thursday, the second in two weeks, demanding that their employer permit a neutral party to administer a union election. The demand follows in the wake of their colleagues at Georgetown University, who successfully pressured their employer into an election agreement that enables them to … Continue reading These weeks in Academic Labor


Some thoughts on Sahagun and the Florentine Codex

Working in a field like the Atlantic World means I have access to all sorts of sources! A couple of days ago, I was looking at the role of the Dutch Golden Age in mediating cultural transmission through a number of their more popular cartographers. Today, I’ve backtracked about a century from the middle seventeenth-century … Continue reading Some thoughts on Sahagun and the Florentine Codex