This blog post is an excerpt drawn from my thesis where I foreground the life and curatorship of Dr. Dorothy Newton Swales (1901-2001), the first woman to curate the McGill University Herbarium.
A Platform on Representation, Engagement, and Community
Author: Heather Rogers
Heather Rogers (she/her) is a graduate student in the Digital Humanities program at McGill University. Her research draws on the fields of critical plant studies, botanical history, and digital environmental humanities and explores how digital tools can be used to create space for stories of human-plant entanglements. Heather has a BA in International Studies from American University and a Master of Information Studies (MISt) from McGill University.