Tag: research

Community IT Centers and Organizing Women Workers in Gujarat, India

Project Name: Community IT Centers and Organizing Women Workers in Gujarat, India Grantee: Natascia Boeri Discipline: Sociology Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project This project will expand community IT centers developed by the Self-Employed  Women’s Association (SEWA). SEWA is a labor union for women in the informal economy based in Gujarat, India. Its community IT center program was developed …

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Educational Policies and New York City Latinos in the Current Racial Political Economy

Project Name: Educational Policies and New York City Latinos in the Current Racial Political Economy Grantee: Edwin Mayorga Discipline: Urban Education Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project Educational Policies and New York City Latinos in the Current Racial Political Economy is a digitally mediated, racio-economic analysis of urban restructuring, education reform and related implications for Latinos in …

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Site for Collaborative Forecasting of Secure Housing Needs

Project Name: Site for Collaborative Forecasting of Secure Housing Needs Grantee: Evan Misshula and Ligon M. Liu Discipline: Criminal Justice and Computer Science Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project Although Federal prisoners have more than quintupled since 1990, States and localities still remain the overwhelming funders of secure housing (prisons). In aggregate in 2006, the states …

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Walking With Whitman

Project Name: The Walking with Whitman Mobile Walking Tour Grantee: Jesse Merandy Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project The Walking with Whitman Mobile Walking Tour is an immersive, location-based learning experience. It will employ the location awareness and augmented reality functionality of mobile devices, in conjunction with the mobile gaming platform ARIS (Augmented Reality Interactive Storytelling), …

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Mapping Mythology

Project Name: Mapping Mythology: A Digital Archive of Classical Mythology in Post-Antique Art (Manhattan Architectural Sculpture and Relief Field Survey) Grantee: Jared Simard Discipline: Classics Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About The Project Mapping Mythology is a digital collection of classical mythology in art. Due to the well-recognized reception of the classical world in modernity, this project seeks to …

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The Writing Studies Tree

Project Name: The Writing Studies Tree: An Academic Genealogy Grantee: Benjamin Miller and Amanda Licastro Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About the Project Disciplinary dynamics are essential to understand because they influence the many ways we signal the value of academic work, including admissions, hiring, tenure, and promotion. The Writing Studies Tree (WST) – an online, open-access, interactive …

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“Everything On Paper Will Be Used Against Me”

Project Name: “Everything On Paper Will Be Used Against Me”: A Computational Analysis of Henry A. Kissinger’s Vietnam-Era Correspondence Grantee: Micki Kaufman Discipline: History Funding Cycle: 2013-2014 Project Status: In progress About the Project On April 8, 2013, Wikileaks made 1.7 million diplomatic cables covering the time period from 1973-1976 available for public review. This release was not a ‘leak’ …

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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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