Category: process blog

Black Joy

March 17, 2023 10 days post full moon. 14 days until the 7th anniversary of my Mama’s transition from a 26-year battle with cancer.  March is a month of magic, memories, and manifestations. As I sit in the lobby of this Seattle conference center, I am feeling a deep sense of appreciation and gratitude for […]

Collaboration and Relationality: Creating the Digital Sutures Website

My project for PEN & Inc. involves creating a website for my book project, Digital Sutures: Family & Cultural Memory in Indigenous Women’s Films. This book honors the long-standing role that women have played as leaders and visionaries within the field of Indigenous cinema and builds upon over two decades of collaborative research with Indigenous […]


The Textiles and Apparel Historic Costume Collection, housed within the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship, is a collection of 5,000+ objects encompassing a range of three-dimensional objects such as textiles, articles of clothing and accessories for women, men, and children, including a limited number of national dress costume. Our objects primarily date from the 19th […]

On the method- Influences of the School of Tárrega

The most known and influential Cuban method for classical guitar that Isaac Nicola (1916-1997) developed—along with some other colleagues and students—was influenced by the Spanish Classical guitar tradition, particularly the teachings of his mentor Emilio Pujol (1886-1980). Pujol, who was a great pedagogue, in turn, based his work on Francisco Tárrega’s teachings (1852- 1909).  Tárrega was […]

Enhancing the Accessibility of Mayan Orthography: a UMA-to-IPA Transcription Tool

Did you know that there are still about 30 different Mayan languages spoken across Central America (Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize) today? My name is Gabrielle Isgar and I’m currently a third-year Ph.D. Candidate in Spanish Linguistics (the scientific study of language) within the Department of Modern Languages & Linguistics at Florida State University and, for […]

Getting Your Research Knowledge out to its Target Audience: The Case of the LEGO Coach, a Sport Psychology Platform for Performance Leaders

If We Want to Make the World a Better Place, We Need to Translate Our Knowledge We as researchers accumulate knowledge, study by study, article by article and, if I can take myself as a representative sample, we hope that this knowledge will help make the world a better place, even if it is only […]

Building Interactive Modules to Develop Children’s Reading Skills

My name is Miguel Garcia-Salas, and I am a second year PhD student in the School of Communication Science and Disorders (CSD). I am also a Florida Interdisciplinary Research Fellow in Educational Sciences through the Florida Center for Reading Research. I am broadly interested in promoting the language and literacy development of children in vulnerable […]

Promoting Sustainable Energy Research through Open Access Websites

My name is Ashley David, and I study the Soret Effect in polymer electrolytes, for use in solid state thermogalvanic battery cells. The Soret Effect can be used in different energy re-harvesting capacities, making for a cleaner and more sustainable future. My research is the first time that Fourier-transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy has been used […]

Free: Liberating my Research from the Page

Through the process of creating my research blog I’ve learned a lot about what it means to do academic work in a digital space. Overall, the digital dissemination of knowledge allows me to share my research with a global audience, increase the visibility and impact of my work, and engage with the public in new […]

Invented Languages

I have been interested in Digital Humanities for a long time. Years ago, I attended a cycle of talks on this area organized by the FSU libraries, but I realized that I was not yet ready to embark on a digital humanities project. This year seemed a good time to try again, since my envisioned […]