• 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

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    The Linguist’s Kitchen

    by  • October 14, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

      Project Name: The Linguist’s Kitchen Grantee: Ian Phillips Discipline: Linguistics Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: Cycle Complete White Paper: PDIG White Paper – Phillips About the Project The goal of this project is to develop and implement The Linguist’s Kitchen—a web-based application designed to aid beginning linguistics students in learning core linguistic principles and practices through guided analyses of...

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    Six Degrees of Occupation

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Six Degrees of Occupation Grantee: Eric A. Knudsen Discipline: Psychology Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project In recent years, talk of a “skills gap” in the United States’ workforce has become a point of contentious debate with many disputed explanations. One less frequently considered possibility is misplaced skill: cases in which people possess...

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    Narratives of Displacement: A Digital Storytelling Project

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Narratives of Displacement: A Digital Storytelling Project  Grantee: Manissa Maharawal Discipline: Anthropology Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: Cycle Complete White Paper: PDIG-White-Paper-Maharawal About the Project The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (AMP) is a data visualization, data analysis, and digital storytelling collective housed by the San Francisco Tenants Union. AMP creates quantitative and qualitative work that makes visible both the...

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    The Writing Studies Tree

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: The Writing Studies Tree Grantee: Benjamin Miller and Amanda Licastro Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 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 – an online, open-access, interactive database...

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    Mapping Global Trafficking

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Mapping Global Trafficking Grantee: Daria Vaisman Discipline: Criminal Justice Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project Global trafficking has expanded dramatically over the past decade. Revenues from these illicit networks are estimated to generate over $2.1 trillion annually, yet less than one percent of global illicit financial flows are thought to be seized or...

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    Genoa: A Telling of Wonders, Annotated Edition

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Genoa: A Telling of Wonders, Annotated Edition Grantee: Tayt Harlin Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project The project is a digitally annotated version of Paul Metcalf’s Genoa, a novel comprised largely of clips from disparate sources, including Herman Melville’s novels, Christopher Columbus’s diary, and L. Ron Hubbard’s Dianetics. I have archived...

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    Clinical Research Tools for Rapid Assessment of Cochlear Health

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Clinical Research Tools for Rapid Assessment of Cochlear Health Grantee: Joshua J. Hajicek Discipline: Hearing Science Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: Cycle Complete White Paper: PDIG-White-Paper-Hajicek About the Project Abstract: Individuals with normal hearing produce sounds from their ears. The ear has three main parts, the outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear. These sounds, called otoacoustic emissions...

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    Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics Grantee: Alex Wermer-Colan Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: Cycle Complete White Paper: PDIG-White-Paper-Wermer-Colan About the Project Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics uses digital humanities tools, from sentiment analysis to topic modeling, to study the reception of literary and cinematic works of art. The project’s primary purpose is to gather empirical evidence...

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    Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950 Grantee: Britany Salsbury and Christina Weyl Discipline: Art History Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950 aims to record and interpret the complex networks that promoted printmaking as it gained an increasingly prominent role within modern art. ...

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    “Everything On Paper Will Be Used Against Me” – Quantifying Kissinger

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: “Everything On Paper Will Be Used Against Me” – Quantifying Kissinger Grantee: Micki Kaufman Discipline: History Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: Cycle Complete White Paper: PDIG White Paper – Kaufman About the Project This project is a series of historical text analyses and data visualizations conducted on the DNSA (Digital National Security Archives)’s Kissinger ‘Memcons’ collection and ‘Telcons’ collection....

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