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CUNY Mapping Service

Part of the Center for Urban Research, the CUNY Mapping Service, directed by Steve Romalewski, “engages with foundations, government agencies, businesses, nonprofits, and other CUNY researchers to use spatial information and analysis techniques to develop and execute applied research projects.” Romalewski and his team of four build online applications that connect to powerful databases to …

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Digital Humanities Track in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Program

The Masters of Arts in Liberals Studies Program (MALS) is a “unique interdisciplinary thirty-credit degree program that allows students to design and pursue an individual course of study, and to take courses in the Ph.D. programs.”  The Digital Humanities track is one of its eighteen tracks.  Copied below is the description for MALS 781000 –  …

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American Social History Project

Based at the Graduate Center, The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning “produces print, visual, and multimedia materials that explore the richly diverse social and cultural history of the United States.” It conducts seminars and professional training session for teachers which introduce the “latest scholarship, technology, and active learning methods” available for use …

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Contextualizing the Visual Archive for Teaching

Professor Josh Brown is lead historian for a project-in-progress, jointly sponsored by the American Antiquarian Society and American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning (ASHP/CML) called “Contextualizing the Visual Archive for Teaching.”   Funded by an Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) planning grant, the project will build “an enhanced catalog prototype for visual collections …

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The September 11 Digital Archive

Funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and organized jointly by the American Social History Project at CUNY and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, The September 11 Digital Archive contains more the 150,000 items, including “first-hand accounts, emails and other electronic communications, digital photographs and artworks” related to the 9/11 attacks. By “allowing …

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