Author: Andrew G McKinney

Lazuri Talking Child Stories

Project Name: Lazuri Talking Child Stories Grantee: Peri Ozlem Yuksel-Sokmen Discipline: Psychology, Training Area Human Development Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project Lazuri Talking Child Stories illustrates a digital collection of two picture book stories for preschool children, developed in collaboration with Susan Wei (illustrator), Irfan Çağatay (editor), and native Lazuri voices (sound files in two Lazuri dialects …

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“Everything On Paper Will Be Used Against Me” – Quantifying Kissinger

Project Name: “Everything On Paper Will Be Used Against Me” – Quantifying Kissinger Grantee: Micki Kaufman Discipline: History Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project This project is a series of historical text analyses and data visualizations conducted on the DNSA (Digital National Security Archives)’s Kissinger ‘Memcons’ collection and ‘Telcons’ collection. After collecting the source documents and aggregating …

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Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950

Project Name: Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950 Grantee: Britany Salsbury and Christina Weyl Discipline: Art History Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950 aims to record and interpret the complex networks that promoted printmaking as it gained an increasingly prominent role within modern art.  Beginning …

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Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics

Project Name: Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics Grantee: Alex Wermer-Colan Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics uses digital humanities tools, from sentiment analysis to topic modeling, to study the reception of literary and cinematic works of art. The project’s primary purpose is to gather empirical evidence to support or …

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Clinical Research Tools for Rapid Assessment of Cochlear Health

Project Name: Clinical Research Tools for Rapid Assessment of Cochlear Health Grantee: Joshua J. Hajicek Discipline: Hearing Science Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project Abstract: Individuals with normal hearing produce sounds from their ears. The ear has three main parts, the outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear. These sounds, called otoacoustic emissions (OAEs), are produced by …

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Genoa: A Telling of Wonders, Annotated Edition

Project Name: Genoa: A Telling of Wonders, Annotated Edition Grantee: Tayt Harlin Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project The project is a digitally annotated version of Paul Metcalf’s Genoa, a novel comprised largely of clips from disparate sources, including Herman Melville’s novels, Christopher Columbus’s diary, and L. Ron Hubbard’s Dianetics. I have archived Metcalf’s …

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Mapping Global Trafficking

Project Name: Mapping Global Trafficking Grantee: Daria Vaisman Discipline: Criminal Justice Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project Global trafficking has expanded dramatically over the past decade. Revenues from these illicit networks are estimated to generate over $2.1 trillion annually, yet less than one percent of global illicit financial flows are thought to be seized or reported. …

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The Writing Studies Tree

Project Name: The Writing Studies Tree Grantee: Benjamin Miller and Amanda Licastro Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 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 – an online, open-access, interactive database of …

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Narratives of Displacement: A Digital Storytelling Project

Project Name: Narratives of Displacement: A Digital Storytelling Project  Grantee: Manissa Maharawal Discipline: Anthropology Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (AMP) is a data visualization, data analysis, and digital storytelling collective housed by the San Francisco Tenants Union. AMP creates quantitative and qualitative work that makes visible both the effects and causes …

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Six Degrees of Occupation

Project Name: Six Degrees of Occupation Grantee: Eric A. Knudsen Discipline: Psychology Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project In recent years, talk of a “skills gap” in the United States’ workforce has become a point of contentious debate with many disputed explanations. One less frequently considered possibility is misplaced skill: cases in which people possess skills …

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