Category: Liner Notes
What’s in my Bag? Campus Visit Spring 2021 Edition
This video is for Jason Scott Smith! My planner (Hobonichi A5) and Notebook – find them here Miloo Ydra Organizer here Miloo Estia (personal items) here (my color not currently available) Miloo Rec Double here Acro 1000 .5 here Mark+ Highlighters here What are your favorite tools this spring? What always goes in your bag?
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 ebb…
Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 08 – Austin McCoy
Historian Austin McCoy discusses the best music for work, how he incorporates reading into his workflow and research process, and we discuss the various frameworks for thinking, creating new arguments, and writing. Listen in to take an expansive view of the writing process, and for some good musical recommendations. Albums and artists mentioned in this…
Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 07 – Ellie Shermer
For anyone looking for some strategies regarding color coding, time blocking, and incorporating digital tools, this is the episode for you! Historian Ellie Shermer, author of Sunbelt Capitalism: Phoenix and the Transformation of American Politics and a forthcoming history of the student loan industry and policy, discusses her time management strategies for balancing teaching, research…
Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 6 – Victor Asal
Political Scientist Victor Asal discusses his digital tools to stay on track, as well as blending research and humanistic interests with classroom activities. Plus, this week I have a bonus video in which I discuss my, ahem, six planners/notebooks.
Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 5 – Angela Diaz
This week we go to the archives with historian Angela Diaz! After discussing her favorite tools and time organization, Angela discusses some great tips for approaching archive visits and materials. Check out more about Angela’s work here!
Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 4 – Joe Adelman
This week’s track is with Joseph Adelman, a historian at Framingham State University and author of Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing the News, 1763–1789. We discuss our favorite pens (with a strong showing from the No. 2 pencil, this week), organizing space and time with kids at home during the pandemic, and…
Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 3 – Eladio Bobadilla
This episode gets deep! Not only do we discuss the importance of having a range of pens, and in particular the magic of the Pilot Friction Erasable pens, (they even come in MARKERS), we also get into how pens reflect the development of our voices as writers. There is so much to think about after…
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 Schools…
Liner Notes Vol. 1: Track 1 – Megan Kate Nelson
In this first episode of Liner Notes, we talk with author and historian Megan Kate Nelson. We discuss the merits of the blue BIC Cristal pen and florescent yellow Sharpie highlighter, writing during a pandemic, and the personalized process of finding one’s writing structures and routines. In the show, we make reference to John Hughes’…