My thesis is in the history department, but I get to use my math major as well! In the last days of November, I started a quantitative part of my research project. If all goes well, it will add numerical evidence to support of my argument.
Last week (November 20) was the birthday of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. He would have been 88 years old. Also last week (November 22) was fifty years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Last week, I had the opportunity to sit down with a man who knew them both.
As my chapters begin to take shape, I find myself facing a dilemma. Now that I have the facts, how should I present them? In historical writing, authors need to fit themselves within a long-standing historiography. By taking a certain position, the author is given both authority through precedent and freedom to argue against views that…
Welcome back, kind reader! In my last post, I mentioned several ways that we can continue testing why E‘ is looking strange. I have been working on placing cuts on the data to determine which parameters might be affecting E’.