Showing posts from September, 2019

Hello! (Migrated NLS Project Blog Post)

  Hi all, My name is Meg Dolan.  That's me on the left there in my Official Back To Uni Again (Again) 2019 photo. I'm in the Collections and Curating Practices research Masters course at the University of Edinburgh, and if you're reading this, you probably are too. I sort of meandered my way towards this programme through my entire academic and professional career so far.  I hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), worked as a graphic designer at a publishing company for a few years after, then went back to school and attained a Master of Science in History from University of Edinburgh in 2017.  I then went back to MCAD and worked in dual roles as the Photography Media Technology Specialist running the darkrooms, and Media Circulation Coordinator helping students and faculty work with exhibition technology.  Along the way I've served in temporary capacities as the Philosopher in Residence at The Museum of Everyda