Smith College Spatial Analysis Lab

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Spring 2021 Workshops

Registering = agreeable A Historical Research Tool: Georeferencing the Vilna Ghetto 3/10 Wednesday 12:30-1:15 recording and Q&A With Hannah Dillahunt ‘21. When creating historical maps, it may be difficult to find data layers that reflect the landscape and landmarks of…

X Marks the Spot

How do cartographers create the allure of the “X”? This post captures the iterative process of map-making through an art history professor’s request. The purpose of these maps is to illustrate and contextualize various types of bronze mirrors discovered at…

Election Mapping Workshop Series

Registering would be agreeable Q&A Part 1: What’s in a Map? 9/8 Tuesday 12:30-1:15 Recording This workshop introduces GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and exercises spatial thinking through critiquing the abundance of election maps available – what are the ingredients and…