Category: GCDI Updates

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Welcome Back!

Greetings Digital GC, and welcome back! May your winter breaks have been cheerful, restful, and productive. As you transition back to your semesterly schedule, let us remind and update you about all the ways that GCDI is here to support you and your scholarship. Office Hours The GC Digital Fellows are resuming office hours this …

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2019-2020 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners Announced

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We are happy to announce our newest Provost Digital Innovation Grant winners for the 2019-2020 academic year! The Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants support digital projects designed, created, programmed, or administered by doctoral students at the CUNY Graduate Center. Since 2012, the grants have supported a range of inventive projects across the disciplines: an online, open-access, …

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The Social Backend: Community-Driven Digital Archives and Exhibits by Prof. Mary Rizzo

Do you want to connect the public with digital archives? In this talk, public historian and digital humanist Mary Rizzo will use her work on community-driven digital archives and exhibits to help you make those connections. Through case studies of exhibits on police reform and LGBTQ history, she will discuss how to work with communities …

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Apply by December 2 for the January 2020 GC Digital Research Institute

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Generously supported by the Provost’s Office, the GC Digital Research Institute guides an interdisciplinary cohort of graduate students, faculty, and instructional staff as they learn foundational technical skills that can aid–and even extend–their scholarship. Faculty who have participated in past GCDRIs have told us: “The GC DRI presented hugely valuable tools that I plan to continue …

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Job Opportunity: Open Educational Technologist, CUNY Graduate Center

GC Digital Initiatives, in collaboration with The Graduate Center’s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), seeks an Open Educational Technology Specialist who will work on programming related to CUNY’s institutional investment in Open Educational Resources (OER). Beginning in 2017 and continuing into the upcoming academic year, New York State has made significant investments in supporting the …

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Apply to Participate in the “Data for Public Good” Project

The “Data for Public Good” Project Application deadline: Friday, November 15, 2019 For the second time, GC Digital Initiatives is accepting applications from GC students who have achieved an introductory fluency with the Python programming language to participate in a semester-long collaborative project designed to improve their familiarity and comfort with programming, while at the …

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Call for Proposals: Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants 2019-2020

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Applications for Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants – also known as PDIGs – are open! If you’re working on a digital project, planning to, or hoping to attend a short course or workshop to learn a skill that may support a current or future digital project, then this grant opportunity is for you! PDIGs are broken …

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GCDI is Here for You!

Greetings Digital GC – Welcome back! As you’re transitioning (back) into the academic year, take a moment to review the GC Digital Intiative’s (GCDI) programming and opportunities. We have an exciting list of workshops, events and grant opportunities on our calendar and a slew of online resources to support your work this semester and going …

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Graduate Center Awarded $250K NEH Grant for Digital Humanities Research Institutes

The Graduate Center was awarded a $250,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support an expanded version of the Digital Humanities Research Institute, a 10-day residential workshop, first held in June 2018, that brought together humanities faculty, administrators, and curators. In the following year, participants returned to their own campus or …

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