Posts for Tag : final project

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As I've been going through and entering my cartoons into my database I've been thinking about how I eventually want to interact with it but more importantly, I've been thinking about how a user would want to interact with it. A major goal of this work is that I want to make my database available to the public. The reason I'm building this is because it doesn't exist anywhere else and it seems silly to me to keep it to myself, and while I can access the back end and interact with it via PHPmyAdmin, Read More

Clio3 Term Project 1

My term-long project is the technical foundation of my primary research for my dissertation, which will be examining political cartoons as either representative/reactionary or causal of society's interaction with nucelar fear and anxiety. I need to build a database (most likely housed in Omeka...sorry if that terminology is incorrect) where I can do complex queries on these single panel cartoons. I'm starting by examining the corpus of Washington Post cartoonist, Herblock, for the years 1960-1974, Read More