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GC Digital Showcase 2021 – Call for Proposals

GC Digital Showcase Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM Location: Zoom (link to follow) The GC Digital Showcase is an annual event featuring interdisciplinary digital scholarship produced by graduate students, digital fellows, working groups, classes, and programs across The Graduate Center, CUNY. We invite you to share your work with the …

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The Digital Research Institute Workshop Series – GC Digital Fellows

In this blog post, GC Digital Fellow Filipa Calado reflects on the recently concluded annual Digital Research Institute (DRI), which teaches foundational skills for doing digital research, as a remote Workshop Series. The blog post discusses some of the challenges of moving the DRI online, and it also highlights the many creative pedagogical solutions that …

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Can Free Assembly Survive the Internet?

This review essay from Public Books discusses how digital surveillance affects the political practice of assembly and protest. By analyzing Laura DeNardis’s The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch, Sasha Costanza-Chock’s Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need, and Shalini Kantayya’s documentary Coded Bias, this article …

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LAPD Asked for Ring Surveillance Video Related to Black Lives Matter Protests

This news article discusses the use of private security cameras, public surveillance, and policing protestors, by drawing attention to the LAPD’s investigation of the Black Lives Matter protests in the summer of 2020. The article uncovers how the LAPD garnered information from the owners of Amazon Ring security systems in the neighborhoods where protests had …

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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. Consultations The GC Digital Fellows are offering individual consultations this semester. …

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