Category: Student and Faculty Individual Research Projects

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The Digital GC: 2014-2015 Year-End Showcase

The Digital GC: 2014-2015 Year-End Showcase Please join us on May 19th 2015 for a special event at the Graduate Center showcasing the innovative and diverse digital projects initiated during the 2014-2015 academic year! Presentations will be given by: the Digital Praxis Seminar, the GC Digital Fellows, Provost’s Digital Innovation Grantees, the New Media Lab, …

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Graduate Center Digital Fellows Program – 2015-2016 Call for Applications

2015 GC Digital Fellows Application Based in the GC Digital Scholarship Lab, the GC Digital Fellows Program operates as an in-house think-and-do tank for digital projects, connecting Fellows to digital initiatives throughout The Graduate Center. Digital Fellows utilize a team-based approach as they explore creative solutions for projects that can be implemented in a collaborative …

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New Media Lab Fellow Projects

At the New Media Lab, Graduate Center doctoral students and faculty members from a range of academic disciplines are given the opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary environment. They collaborative with NML staff, with each other, and with their advisors to use technology to develop innovative websites and tools in the digital humanities, sciences, and …

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Welfare Rights Initiative: Digital Oral History Project

Cynthia Tobar, Metadata Librarian at the Mina Rees Library, recently launched the Welfare Rights Initiative: Digital Oral History Project The WRI Digital Oral History Project, via an open source digital software, is documenting the Welfare Rights Initiative (WRI), a grassroots student activist and community leadership training organization located at Hunter College. This site will present, …

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What They Saved

Distinguished Professor Nancy K. Miller (Comp Lit, English, French) reconstructs her family’s missing past from artifacts passed down to her.  Locks of hair, postcards, receipts, letters written in Yiddish are among the objects which inspire the quest to understand her relatives’ lives: As I slowly pieced together my family portrait and assembled a genealogical tree, …

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Children Framing Childhoods

Wendy Luttrell, Professor of Urban Education and Social-Personality Psychology, investigates the ways young people participate in social structures in her visual ethnography project Children Framing Childhoods.  She asks them to take pictures of their  family, school, and community life that “emphasize their participation in and insights about larger social structures, processes, and ideologies—including the global …

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New Media Lab Student Project Advisor

Aaron Knoll, the New Media Lab Student Project Advisor, assists students embarking upon digital projects by suggesting proven technologies, and supporting them with the experience he has learned in the field.  Aaron’s primary areas of expertise are PHP, MySQL, CSS, ArcGIS, Google Maps, Adobe Creative Suite, Javascript and web best practices.  He also has experience …

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New Media Lab

Under the direction of Andrea Vasquez, the New Media Lab works with the Graduate Center and CUNY faculty and doctoral students from a variety of academic disciplines to conceive and create groundbreaking multimedia projects based on student and faculty scholarly research. Our goal is to integrate digital media into traditional academic practice, challenging scholars to develop fresh questions in …

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