Construction of Place in Cádiz Update 3

At this point, I have concluded the field research portion of my study and have been focusing more on analysis of my field notes. I have completed 13 observation sessions, divided between my four focus plazas (Plaza de Mina, Plaza San Antonio, Plaza Catedral, and Plaza de San Juan de Dios). Although my research in Cádiz […]

Construction of Place in Cádiz Update 2

My research in Cádiz has three forms. The most important form is my observations of the plazas of Cádiz, which will provide the bulk of the content that I will analyze in my final paper. The other two forms are the study of academic texts that focus on plazas and space/place theory, and attending classes and events that allow […]

Construction of Place in Cádiz Update 1

Due to the place specific nature of my research, I have been in Cádiz, Spain for most of the summer so far. I have spent the past five weeks alternating between reading background material on space theory and the role of plazas in Hispanic cultures, and performing onsite observational research on the use of plazas in Cádiz. […]