• 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Charm School: Dating Experts, Abject Masculinity, and the Immaterial Labors of Seduction

    by  • May 16, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Charm School: Dating Experts, Abject Masculinity, and the Immaterial Labors of Seduction Grantee: Anders Wallace Discipline: Anthropology Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete Don Giovanni clearly did not require any training in charm skills, but many American men feel they need help. My dissertation research in cultural anthropology examines the phenomenon of “seduction communities,” communities...

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    Good Food For Grads: Mobile Recipes and Tips for Eating ‘Well’ on a Grad School Budget

    by  • May 15, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Good Food for Grads: Mobile Recipes and Tips for Eating ‘Well’ on a Grad School Budget Grantee: Rachel R. Bogan Discipline: Sociology Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete Not all people living in New York City are eating ‘well’—and this is especially true of some lower-income residents, including graduate students. Lower-income folks living in urban...

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    Futures Past Archive

    by  • May 15, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Futures Past Archive Grantees: Patrick Smyth and Hannah Aizenman Disciplines: English and Computer Science Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete As technology has become a more central part of daily life, science fiction has emerged from the fringes of literary consciousness to become a staple of mainstream culture. However, while interest in the field of...

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    Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics

    by  • May 15, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics Grantees: Henry Alexander Wermer-Colan Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete I intend to use digital humanities tools, from sentiment analysis to topic modeling, to study the reception of literary and cinematic works of art. My primary purpose is to gather empirical evidence to support or contradict theories on...

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    Digital Storytelling for Change: Toward Sustainable Youth-inclusive Communities in New York City

    by  • May 14, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Digital Storytelling for Change: Toward Sustainable Youth-inclusive Communities in New York City Grantees: Jennifer M. Pipitone and Svetlana Jović Discipline: Psychology Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete   Inherent to growing up in contemporary urban settings in the USA are stark disparities in diverse young people’s experiences across various contexts through which they navigate...

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    Visualizing Conflict: Situating Narratives in Their Sociohistorical Context

    by  • May 14, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Visualizing Conflict: Situating Narratives in Their Sociohistorical Context Grantees: Karyna Pryiomka and James Christopher Head Discipline: Critical Social/Personality Psychology Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete   Project Aims The purpose of this project is twofold: to examine and map the narrative construction of news articles referencing Common Core from The New York Times and The Wall Street...

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    The Linguist’s Kitchen: A web-based app for learning linguistics

    by  • May 13, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: The Linguist’s Kitchen: A web-based app for learning linguistics Grantee: Ian Phillips Discipline: Linguistics Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete The goal of this project is to develop The Linguist’s Kitchen—web-based educational application that provides a user-friendly interface where beginning linguistics students can upload and transcribe speech samples and guide themselves through basic linguistic analyses...

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    The Spanish-English Bilingual Youth Texting Corpus and Part-of-Speech Tagger: Spanish/English BYT Corpus

    by  • May 13, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: The Spanish-English Bilingual Youth Texting Corpus and Part-of-Speech Tagger: Spanish/English BYT Corpus Grantees: Joanna Birnbaum and Michelle Johnson McSweeney Discipline: Linguistics Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete White Paper: BYT_PDIG White Paper – J. Birnbaum & M. McSweeney This project seeks to create a publicly available, part-of-speech (PoS) tagged corpus of bilingual Spanish-English text messages. This corpus...

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    Cappadocia on the Commons

    by  • May 13, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Cappadocia on the Commons Grantee: Alice Lynn McMichael Discipline: Art History Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete A solo project need not be a siloed project. Development of my Cappadocia on the Commons initiative is an argument for data contributions as a type of publication, and for peer review and reuse of open heritage data...

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    Spatializing / Sonifying Kissinger: New Perspectives in Space and Sound

    by  • May 13, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Spatializing / Sonifying Kissinger: New Perspectives in Space and Sound Grantee: Micki Kaufman Discipline: History Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete Perhaps more than any other former Secretary of State or National Security Advisor, the public ‘celebrity’ of Henry Kissinger was (and remains) characterized by an array of paradoxes. As compelling to historians as his...

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