Category: Student Projects

Exploring the local impact of the NEH – NEH Impact Index | GC Digital Fellows

Graduate Center Digital Initiatives is proud to share the NEH Impact Index. Recent budget proposals by the Trump administration have allocated zero funding to a number of independent federal agencies concerned with education, democracy, cultural preservation, and public-facing scholarship. Among them are the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the National Endowment for the Arts …

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Digital Praxis Seminar

Description The dramatic growth of the Digital Humanities (DH) over the past half dozen years has helped scholars re-imagine the very nature and forms of academic research and teaching across a range of scholarly disciplines, encompassing the arts, the interpretive social sciences, and traditional humanities subject areas. The Digital Praxis Seminar is a two-semester course …

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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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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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Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants: Urban Sociology Digital Mapping and Presentation Tool

Urban Sociology Digital Mapping and Presentation Tool Jacob Lederman, Sociology Pedagogical best practices routinely cite the primacy of student collaboration in enhancing the learning environment. Yet collaboration in the form of group presentations often results in atomization of a different sort. Groups are assigned and students work on their selected topics prior to delivering a static presentation to …

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Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants: The Writing Studies Tree

The Writing Studies Tree Ben Miller, Amanda Licastro, and Jill Belli, English The Writing Studies Tree (WST) is an online, open-access, crowdsourced database of scholarly relationships within writing studies, composition/rhetoric and related academic fields. Created by Graduate Center students in 2011-2012, the WST combines a fixed data structure with open editing privileges to rapidly aggregate …

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