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Community IT Centers and Organizing Women Workers in Gujarat, India

Project Name: Community IT Centers and Organizing Women Workers in Gujarat, India Grantee: Natascia Boeri Discipline: Sociology Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project This project will expand community IT centers developed by the Self-Employed  Women’s Association (SEWA). SEWA is a labor union for women in the informal economy based in Gujarat, India. Its community IT center program was developed […]

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Educational Policies and New York City Latinos in the Current Racial Political Economy

Project Name: Educational Policies and New York City Latinos in the Current Racial Political Economy Grantee: Edwin Mayorga Discipline: Urban Education Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project Educational Policies and New York City Latinos in the Current Racial Political Economy is a digitally mediated, racio-economic analysis of urban restructuring, education reform and related implications for Latinos in […]

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Site for Collaborative Forecasting of Secure Housing Needs

Project Name: Site for Collaborative Forecasting of Secure Housing Needs Grantee: Evan Misshula and Ligon M. Liu Discipline: Criminal Justice and Computer Science Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project Although Federal prisoners have more than quintupled since 1990, States and localities still remain the overwhelming funders of secure housing (prisons). In aggregate in 2006, the states […]

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Walking With Whitman

Project Name: The Walking with Whitman Mobile Walking Tour Grantee: Jesse Merandy Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project The Walking with Whitman Mobile Walking Tour is an immersive, location-based learning experience. It will employ the location awareness and augmented reality functionality of mobile devices, in conjunction with the mobile gaming platform ARIS (Augmented Reality Interactive Storytelling), […]

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Mapping Mythology

Project Name: Mapping Mythology: A Digital Archive of Classical Mythology in Post-Antique Art (Manhattan Architectural Sculpture and Relief Field Survey) Grantee: Jared Simard Discipline: Classics Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project Mapping Mythology is a digital collection of classical mythology in art. Due to the well-recognized reception of the classical world in modernity, this project seeks to […]

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The Writing Studies Tree

Project Name: The Writing Studies Tree: An Academic Genealogy Grantee: Benjamin Miller and Amanda Licastro Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About the Project Disciplinary dynamics are essential to understand because they influence the many ways we signal the value of academic work, including admissions, hiring, tenure, and promotion. The Writing Studies Tree (WST) – an online, open-access, interactive […]

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“Everything On Paper Will Be Used Against Me”

Project Name: ”Everything On Paper Will Be Used Against Me”: A Computational Analysis of Henry A. Kissinger’s Vietnam-Era Correspondence Grantee: Micki Kaufman Discipline: History Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About the Project On April 8, 2013, Wikileaks made 1.7 million diplomatic cables covering the time period from 1973-1976 available for public review. This release was not a ‘leak’ […]

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Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants: The Open Music History Project

The Open Music History Project Naomi Barrettara, Musicology The Open Music History Project will be an open music history “textbook,” designed to ultimately be an interactive, flexible, adaptable, affordable, and freely available online resource for teachers and students of western music history. As part of the open principle behind the project, all content created for the project […]

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Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants: Building a Virtual Museum

Building a virtual museum: Creating an online database of 3D primate postcranial models Justin Gladman, Anthropology This project aims to help establish an online database of 3D models of fossil and living primate postcranial bones produced using laser digitizations or high resolution MicroCT scans that will serve as a virtual museum for comparative studies and […]

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Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants: Data Mining Diplomacy

“Data Mining Diplomacy”: A Computational Analysis of the State Department’s Foreign Policy Files Micki Kaufman, U.S. History Scarcity of information is a common frustration for historians. This is especially true for researchers of antiquity, but not exclusively so. However, the opposite is also increasingly ever more the case as historians face a similarly daunting, converse problem. Google […]

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