Wikipedia

[This post is also published on my blog related to creating a DH project.] When I attended the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, my instructors suggested that one of the most important ways to influence the conversation about my topic was to update the Wikipedia entry on Julia Pastrana. Makes sense since so …

Julia Pastrana Online

Julia Pastrana (1834-1860) once performed in the U.S. and all over Europe. An indigenous woman from Mexico, Pastrana spoke several languages, danced, and sang. In spite of these accomplishments, the majority of people came to see her because of her physical appearance. Her body was covered with hair and she …