Alexandra M. Macdonald

Alexandra M. Macdonald

@AliMicMac

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🇨🇦 @SSHRC_CRSH Funded Material/Cultural Historian | Urban Studies, Material Culture, 18th c. Atlantic World | Digital Humanities | PhD Student @williamandmary

Joined on May 08, 2013

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#comps breaks are always better with baby (or teenage) animals 🐂

#comps breaks are always better with baby (or teenage) animals 🐂

Happy #WorldBeeDay! Heading out to buy some new bee friendly seeds for the garden 🌸🐝 https://twitter.com/wwf_uk/status/1130405387595853831 …

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Watching @CallTheMidwife1 on @PBS every Sunday is one of the most satisfying throwbacks to Sunday tv nights at my grandparents, all I’m missing is the fruit & nut bar and Ribena

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The enthusiastic response to my tweet last week convinced me that this project was worthwhile. So I went a little overboard and created a free e-book. You can sign up for the link here: https://mailchi.mp/86ef56a092c9/conferenceguide …

The enthusiastic response to my tweet last week convinced me that this project was worthwhile. So I went a little overboard and created a free e-book. You can sign up for the link here: https://mailchi.mp/86ef56a092c9/conferenceguide …

While at times frustrating and stressful, #comps has been delivering with some fantastic books! Finally got a chance to read @rosicarr78’s wonderful “Gender and Enlightenment Culture in Eighteenth-Century Scotland” #phdlife

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Classes finished (for ever!!!) so ready to start comps-ing in earnest tomorrow with these beauties! #compslife #phdlife

Classes finished (for ever!!!) so ready to start comps-ing in earnest tomorrow with these beauties! #compslife #phdlife

Quoted @NPGLondon

Join us this #FridayLatesNPG as Senior Curator Charlotte Bolland is joined by artist-jeweller Silvia Weidenbach and jewellery historian Beatriz Chadour-Sampson to discuss the enduring appeal of portrait miniatures. As part of @Londoncraftweek | Book now: http://ow.ly/TTek50tWIct 

Join us this #FridayLatesNPG as Senior Curator Charlotte Bolland is joined by artist-jeweller Silvia Weidenbach and jewellery historian Beatriz Chadour-Sampson to discuss the enduring appeal of portrait miniatures.

As part of @Londoncraftweek | Book now: http://ow.ly/TTek50tWIct 

Really wish I could be in London for this!

A little bit of Sunday baking before comps reading starts this week #baking
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A little bit of Sunday baking before comps reading starts this week #baking

Finally making some time for non-work related reading

Finally making some time for non-work related reading

The Jamestown Foundation invites proposals for papers to be presented at its “UNTAMED: Women and the Law” symposium to be held 9/13-14, 2019 in Williamsburg, Virginia. @snyder_terri will deliver the keynote! Please share https://www.historyisfun.org/untamed/  @womnknowhistory

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The holidays have come again thanks to the @OIEAHC! Not sure I have enough shelf space, but there is always room for free books #amreading

The holidays have come again thanks to the @OIEAHC! Not sure I have enough shelf space, but there is always room for free books #amreading

Needed a break from work and stumbled on this spring baby

Needed a break from work and stumbled on this spring baby

Doing some v.basic research for my final paper ever (!!) for classes - I had forgotten how much I love caricature

Doing some v.basic research for my final paper ever (!!) for classes - I had forgotten how much I love caricature

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Calling all high school and post-secondary students! Looking for a summer job? @NSERC_CRSNG is hiring 18 students to work alongside them in Ottawa this summer. Check it out before April 30, 2019: http://ow.ly/c39550qrMKu 

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I'll be teaching a one day course @UoEOpenLearning about #pilgrimage in late medieval Scotland. It will take place on 25 May and it's open to all. Further details here: https://www.course-bookings.lifelong.ed.ac.uk/courses/HS/history/HS256/pilgrimage-in-late-medieval-scotland/ …

I'll be teaching a one day course @UoEOpenLearning about #pilgrimage in late medieval Scotland. It will take place on 25 May and it's open to all. Further details here: https://www.course-bookings.lifelong.ed.ac.uk/courses/HS/history/HS256/pilgrimage-in-late-medieval-scotland/ …

The Sunday post has come laden with gifts!! So excited to read this properly! #urbanhistory

The Sunday post has come laden with gifts!! So excited to read this properly! #urbanhistory

Quoted @retailhistorian

#ICYMI Call for papers on #gender #labour and #consumption. Paper proposals for our conference due the end of April. @essexhistory https://twitter.com/retailhistorian/status/1110128624630448128 …

This looks like a gear opportunity; can’t wait to be in the UK for research and able to apply for/attend conferences like these!

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Quoted @librarycongress

Do you know what was in Abraham Lincoln's pockets the night he was shot, April 14, 1865? We have these artifacts here at the Library of Congress. Learn more: https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2017/04/what-was-in-abraham-lincolns-pockets-on-april-14-1865/?loclr=twloc …

Do you know what was in Abraham Lincoln's pockets the night he was shot, April 14, 1865? We have these artifacts here at the Library of Congress. Learn more: https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2017/04/what-was-in-abraham-lincolns-pockets-on-april-14-1865/?loclr=twloc …

Every year, such a poignant collection. #LincolnsPockets

Trying to make sense of one section of one list for comps and already there are so many ways to think through this material; #twitterstorians how did you make sense of all of the different historiographies you encountered during #comps? #phdchat #vastearlyAmerica #help!

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Where politics happened? Suppress urge to hum/ tap "room where it happens" long enough to check out this cool research fr @lmchervinsky about the physical spaces of high politics in the early US #VastEarlyAmerica

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