Due: Project Critique
- Gaps in the Map: Why We’re Mapping Everything, and Why Not Everything Can, or Should, be Mapped, Shannon Mattern, September 18, 2015
- Mapping inequality: ‘Big data’ meets social history in the story of redlining, Connolly, N. D. B., Winling, L., Nelson, R. K., & Marciano, R. In The Routledge Companion to Spatial History (pp. 502-524), 2018 [available through MSU Libraries as an ebook]
- All maps are wrong. I cut open a globe to show why, Johnny Harris, Vox. Dec 2, 2016 [5 min video]
Project Critique Options
- Mapping Inequality, Redlining in New Deal America, University of Richmond
- Mapping the Green Book, New York Public Library
We will have a workshop on mapping with the tool Flourish. In advance of class, create a free account.
Data for the Flourish workshop comes from the Accused Witches of Scotland project. Download the spreadsheet that we will work with here.