• 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Visual Earth: Exploring the Content of Image Sharing Around the World

    by  • June 4, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants

    Project Name: Visual Earth: Exploring the Content of Image Sharing Around the World Grantee: Agustín Indaco Discipline: Economics Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper: indaco_pdig2018   About the Project   Over the years, technology has continually influenced the way people communicate. Today cellphones and apps top the list of preferred communication methods. But in...

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    BlabRyte

    by  • April 19, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants

    Project Name: BlabRyte Grantee: Anna Alexis Larsson Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper: LARSSON_BLABRYTE_S18 White Paper   About the Project   BlabRyte is an online space where students can respond to writing prompts and get credit for low-stakes, exploratory writing while keeping it private. Blabryte structures a habit of writing frequently and...

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    The Walden Soundscape

    by  • April 19, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants

    Project Name: The Walden Soundscape Grantee: Christina Katopodis Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper: Katopodis White Paper 2018   About the Project   The exigency for The Walden Soundscape project (www.thewaldenscoundscape.com) stems from recent climate change science that has shed light on the damaging effects of human impact on local and global...

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    Holographic Reading

    by  • April 19, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants

    Project Name: Holographic Reading Grantee: Andrew Dunn Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper: Dunn – Holographic Reading – White Paper   About the Project   In the 2012 edition of Debates in the Digital Humanities, Johanna Drucker argues that computational tools and humanities scholarship are fundamentally incompatible; while the former function in...

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    The Military Toxics Transparency Project: Exposing the Military Origins of Environmental Injustice

    by  • April 19, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants

    Project Name: The Military Toxics Transparency Project: Exposing the Military Origins of Environmental Injustice Grantee: Drake Logan Discipline: Political Science Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper: Logan_PDIG_WhitePaper2018     About the Project     The Military Toxic Transparency Project (MTTP or mttp://) is a new digital initiative which will break through the persistent under-coverage...

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    Emperor of Work: Chinese Restaurants, Worker Subjectivities, and the New Regime of Flexible Labor

    by  • April 19, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants

    Project Name: Emperor of Work: Chinese Restaurants, Worker Subjectivities, and the New Regime of Flexible Labor Grantee: Tommy Wu Discipline: Sociology Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper:   About the Project   Using digital ethnography as the primary method of investigation, this research project focuses on the use of WeChat, an all-in-one mobile...

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    A Virtual Museum of Kondh Resistance: 1835-Present

    by  • April 19, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants

    Project Name: A Virtual Museum of Kondh Resistance: 1835-Present Grantee: Madhuri Karak Discipline: Anthropology Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper: PDIG White Paper_MKarak_2018   About the Project   This project proposes to build a virtual museum of the Kondh, a tribe from peninsular India. Tribal peoples continue to be represented as out-of-time, backward relics...

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    Place-Based and Task-Based Spanish Language and Learning

    by  • April 19, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants

    Project Name: Place-Based and Task-Based Spanish Language and Learning Grantee: Inés Vañó García Discipline: Spanish Linguistics Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper: White Paper_ VanoGarcia     About the Project     This project will develop a pedagogical practice carried out by a Spanish Heritage Language class at Lehman College that enables Spanish Heritage...

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    Dictionary of Shyness

    by  • April 19, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Uncategorized

    Project Name: Dictionary of Shyness Grantee: Sophia Natasha Sunseri Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper: White Paper_Sunseri   This project examines representations of shyness and willful acts of self-exclusion in literary and cultural texts of the long 18th century. Using word frequency mapping, topic modeling, and sentiment analysis to create an online...

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    Guerrilla Gallery

    by  • April 19, 2018 • 2017-2018 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners, PDIG17-18, Provost's Digital Innovation Grants

    Project Name: Guerrilla Gallery Grantee: Javier Otero Peña Discipline: Environmental Psychology Funding Cycle: 2017-2018 Project Status: White Paper: Pena White Paper 2018   About the Project   This project aims to create a public-facing, interactive, and aesthetic visualization that accounts for the responses of locals to the “Guerilla Gallery” in East Harlem, a participatory mural...

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