North Country Resource

North Country Resource

North Country Resource was a collection of resources that were the product of a sociology class at St. Lawrence University with an emphasis on community-based learning. The course, taught by Dr. Stephen Barnard, was titled Social Justice in the Digital Age and includes active engagement at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility (SLCCF). With the shared goal…

Forging Memory

Forging Memory

A collaboration of faculty, students, and communities in the United States and Chile has emerged to jointly exhibit a collection of about sixty Chilean patchwork appliques called arpilleras at SUNY Potsdam’s Gibson Gallery and St. Lawrence University’s Brush Gallery in Spring 2019. This website contains information on the exhibit and the historical context in which this art…

Zapata Project

Zapata Project

For her St. Lawrence University Fellows summer research project Emily Sheltry investigated the ways in which the image of Emiliano Zapata has changed from Zapata’s initial creation, and the ways that the image has been applied to the Zapatista movement. Evelyn Jennings, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Advising Programs, was her advisor for…

ESL Map

ESL Map

The digital story map research project for EDUC/LANG/AFS/ESL 408 has five years of collected research from student projects examining the complicated issues of teaching English abroad. Students have spent the semester engaged in discussion, research, and a short teaching practicum and have worked to connect this to the larger issue of English as a global…

Tales of Laurentians Abroad

Tales of Laurentians Abroad

The first issue of Every Hundred Feet: Tales of Laurentians Abroad, a student-created journal, was created by Student Fellow, Hannah Chanatry. Editor’s Remarks: I spent four months living in an apartment in Rome. I stayed with a host family, navigated the city until I knew it better than Canton, New York, and carried euros in my wallet. I…

Refashioning Fashion

Refashioning Fashion

What is fashion? For many of us, fashion is associated with glamour, prestige and sometimes rebelliousness. It’s what we see on runways, in magazines and movies, and on celebrity style blogs. It is the creative combination of colors, fabrics, textures, and design.   BUT beyond these beguiling exteriors lie some troubling truths—truths we fail to confront…

Critical Media Literacy

Critical Media Literacy

Jessica Sierk partnered with the Digital Scholarship Group to include a series of digital scholarship workshops as part of her Critical Media Literacy Seminar. Sierk was a faculty fellow as the Mellon Digital Initiatives Faculty Fellowship Program. An excerpt from the syllabus: “Critical Media Literacy (CML) is an especially important skill for educators to develop, as they…

Canadian Inuit Prints & Drawings

Canadian Inuit Prints & Drawings

The Canadian Inuit art collection at St. Lawrence University includes more than 100 original prints, drawings, photographs, and carvings from Cape Dorset, Pangnirtung, and Baker Lake. Highly distinguished artists in the collection include Kenojuak Ashevak, Kananginak Pootoogook, Pudlo Pudlat, Kavavaow Mannomee, and Ningeokuluk Teevee. A series of editorial cartoons by the late Alootook Ipellie is…

Back to the Land

Back to the Land

Beginning in the 1960s, St. Lawrence County, New York, was one of dozens of rural destinations in the United States to attract the attention of back-to-the-landers, a broad movement of mostly young people seeking anti-materialistic lifestyles in rural settings. The first back-to-the-landers established communes and individual homesteads, experimented with alternatives to the cash economy, and…

Adirondack Sutra

Adirondack Sutra

About the Project Adirondack Sutra is a creative work that brings together selected Buddhist and Tibetan Sutra esthetics & philosophies with contemporary Adirondack and environmental themes. Using found texts and quotes from various poets and writers and repurposing them as later-day “sutra” texts, this work presents them in the Tibetan book format known as “pecha”…

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