Professor Kate McDonald Launches New Digital Spatial History Site
Bodies and Structures 1.0: Deep-Mapping Modern East Asian History is now live. The website, a collaboration between Kate McDonald and North Carolina State University professor David Ambaras, is a platform for researching and teaching spatial histories of Japan, its empire, and the larger worlds of which they were a part. It begins from the premise that space and place are fundamental to humanistic inquiry, and unfolds to illuminate how we might write spatial histories that reveal the multiple topologies of historical experience rather than a chronology of spatial thought or territorial transformation. Check it out!