People’s History Archive

People’s History Archive

John Collins, professor of Global Studies, and Cathy Tedford, Director of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, proposed a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary collaborative project that offers students, faculty, alumni, and others the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, global, investigative blog, Weave, and a digital archive, Street Art Graphics, to document the creative ways in which ordinary people make…

Nature Up North

Nature Up North

Mission Nature Up North is a community-based organization whose mission is to foster a deeper sense of appreciation for, and connection to, the North Country environment and in doing so to create a bioregionally literate community that is committed to protecting the wild things and wild places that define this place we call home. Long-term…

Music Video International

Music Video International

While there are tons of music videos from all over the world, most scholarship, not surprisingly, focuses on U.S. music videos. It’s easy to find solid lists of exceptional music videos from the U.S., the U.K., and a few other places, but really hard to even start exploring music videos from elsewhere around the world….

Lexicon of Media Studies Terms

Lexicon of Media Studies Terms

This project launches a student-produced online glossary of key terms in film and media studies. Through a growing number of illustrated entries, the Film & Media Lexicon will provide a descriptive and critical vocabulary for analyzing the form and content of moving images from the birth of cinema to present-day digital media culture. The first…

Genocide in the Modern World

Genocide in the Modern World

The project goal is to create a time-lapse map of the Rwandan Genocide to use as a research and teaching tool to explain key elements of the development of the genocide. The timing, location, scale, and pace of mass killing (and in some cases, the absence of this) all provide insights into the factors that…

Flipping the Stage

Flipping the Stage

Typically a theatre production is experienced for a narrowly prescribed moment—the 2-2.5 hours of performance. Jen Thomas, Assistant Professor of Performance and Communication Arts, is attempting to lengthen and broaden the theatrical experience for her students involved in production, as well as broader audiences, by offering in-depth exposure to production elements such as script selection, design…

The “Story” of Canton

The “Story” of Canton

A multi-year project to develop a dynamic digital history of Canton, New York. Through both historical and contemporary documents, images, videos, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and other technologies, this FYP will lay the foundation for a community resource that explores “the story” of Canton. We will broadly explore the history and issues of rural America, from…

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…

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