Category Archives: Archive

Archived posts from earlier iterations of this class.

First Day of School in the U.S.

Inspired by SAADA’s “First Days” Project, First Day of School in the U.S will initially be focused on stories from recently migrated high school students in ESL or Bilingual programs. It is important that the project focuses on recent migrant students as their … Continue reading

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Boricuas in the City Digital Project: Preserving Puerto Rican Memory and Space in New York City

In class we had to design our own grant proposals for a digital humanities project. Below is a brief explanation for my proposed project. Abstract:  The notion that Puerto Rican history is only available through an elective course in higher … Continue reading

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Los Puertorriqueños: Dismissed History

This is so sad, I had such a great time in class with all of you, I know I’ll be seeing Sheridan again next semester and I hope I’ll see all of you again too! Thanks for making my Monday … Continue reading

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The Cultural Heritage Resource Center: A Web-base for Small Museums and Historical Societies

Hi All, I just want to take a moment to thank you all for such a great semester.  I tried new things, learned a lot, and even made some new friends along the way. I had a blast and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Our Story: The Truth Behind the Refugee

Syrian refugees have been a popular news topic as well as debate for a while now. The issues surrounding the Syrian crisis evokes powerful and emotional reactions of all kinds. What concerns most Americans is the threat that Syrian refugees … Continue reading

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Gunn Memorial Digital Preservation Project Abstract.

The Gunn Memorial Library & Museum of Washington, Connecticut is requesting $98,455 to develop a website that will serve as the museum’s digital historical archive. Titled the Gunn Memorial Digital Preservation Project, our goal is to showcase the museum’s extensive … Continue reading

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Mobile Museums Are Cool

Thank you all for a super duper semester!! I was challenged AND I had fun while learning oodles and oodles. (Oodles is data terminology for tons… or a lot.. or bunches.) As discussed, here’s a copy of my abstract posted … Continue reading

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10 Miles West of Stonewall, a Queer Newark Oral History Game

Like Drew wrote in his blog, I would like to express how much I enjoyed this class! Even though I was hopped up on sugar and wine, I felt a twinge of sadness to leave you all at the final … Continue reading

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Exploring Magical Realism: A Digital Spatio-Temporal Map of a Literary Genre

Before I summarize my grant proposal, I want to convey to everyone how much I enjoyed this course. Back in January I knew next to nothing about the digital or the public humanities, but the atmosphere in class was such … Continue reading

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We’re Mapping Communities? Cool. Cool, Cool, Cool..

Learning how to map community narratives using HistoryPin is a really interesting experience. It can help bring a community to life within the digital realm. By mapping out a narrative, it becomes easier to visualize that community’s story in a … Continue reading

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