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How Participating in the GCDRI can Develop Your Research

Sofia Sedergren is an MA student in Political Science at The Graduate Center. Her focus is on political theory and comparative politics, and her research examines right-wing party rhetoric in Europe and their strategies to gain popular support.   When I learned about the GC Digital Research Institute (GCDRI) I had already considered learning computer […]

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I Wish I Had Participated in the Digital Research Institute Sooner

This is a guest post by Ayşenur Benevento, a Ph.D candidate in the Human Development program at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and adjunct lecturer in College of Staten Island. Her research interests concern civic engagement and political participation of children and young people with an emphasis on how their development is influenced by their social interactions […]

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My Experience at the Digital Research Institute 2018

This is a guest post by Manuel C. Co Jr., an informatician and Hunter College adjunct faculty, about his experience at the January 2018 Digital Research Institute. I am fortunate to have been accepted to the week-long GC Digital Research Institute. Following Lisa Rhody’s (@lmrhody) warm greetings, she encouraged participants to draw their research project and to […]

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Call for Applications: 2018-2019 GC Digital Fellows

Applications due: February 16, 2018 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. GC Digital Fellows utilize a team-based approach as they explore creative solutions for projects that can be implemented in a […]

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Are you our new Institutes Coordinator? Call for Applications

Call for Applications Digital Humanities Research Institutes Coordinator Digital technologies expand the many ways humanists can choose to do their research, and Graduate Center Digital Initiatives (GCDI) has been on the forefront of providing training in these new skills.  Thanks to a generous Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities award from the National […]

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From Social Mediums: Making Social Media More Social

Program Social Media Fellow Huber (David) Jaramillo Gil shares his early experiences as a new fellow on the Social Mediums blog. As a doctoral student in Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures, Huber works with program administrators, faculty, and students to create a public-face to the program’s research and scholarly activities.  Below is a short […]

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Getting Started with Social Explorer: A GC Resource for Spatializing Demographic Data, Part 1

In her most recent post to Tagging the Tower, Digital Fellow Kristen Hackett introduces the use of “Social Explorer”–a tool for visualizing and exploring population data with maps. Her post, which is the first of a 2-part series, provides GC students with an overview of how to access Social Explorer if you are a GC […]

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Join our team! Call for Applications – GC Digital Fellow

Call for Applications – GC Digital Fellow 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. The GC Digital Fellows utilize a team-based approach as they explore creative solutions for collaboratively developing and implementing projects […]

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Line-up for CUNY Digital Humanities Initiatives Lightning Talks 2017

Event: “Building a Digital Humanities Community at the City University of New York” Date: Tuesday November 14, 2017 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm Place: Room 9206-07, The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 Fifth Ave., New York) CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) and GC Digital Initiatives (GCDI) invite you to participate in the 3rd annual DHI Lightning Talks […]

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Digital Forensics: A GC Student’s Success Story with the Help of the GC Library

Kelsey Chatlosh: As the variety of digital technologies continue to expand and advance, more and more digital objects become obsolete when using contemporary hardware or software.  For researchers, this may arise as a roadblock to accessing data saved in an older digital form, such as floppy discs, older CDs, or VHS tapes. Many of us […]

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