Christina Katopodis is a doctoral candidate in English at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her dissertation, “American Transcendentalism: Widening the Field of Search for Music,” examines the influence of sonic vibration and music on Margaret Fuller, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and William James. Recipient of a Provost’s Digital Innovation Grant, she is concurrently working on a digital humanities project called The Walden Soundscape, building a website that features sound recordings from Walden Pond in all four seasons. She is a co-Chair of Better to Speak, a women adjunct advocacy group at the Graduate Center, and teaches at Hunter College. Author of her own pedagogy blog, she is also a guest blogger for Pedagogy & American Literary Studies, and a Twitter curator for We the Humanities.