Pegatinas Políticas

Pegatinas Políticas

Street art stickers have become an ever-present global trend, taking over city sidewalks, building walls, traffic signs and just about any other accessible surface of the built environment. Stickers have validated themselves in today’s ever-changing modern society not by their impressive size or their technological advancement. Rather, they have influenced society due to their cultural…

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…

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…

History, Memory & Repair

History, Memory & Repair

One of the most profound issues confronting societies emerging from periods of violent human rights abuse is how to move beyond the collective and personal scars inflicted by these legacies of repression. This website explores such collective practices as truth commissions, judicial prosecutions of perpetrators of mass violence, and the establishment of human rights memorials…

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…

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…

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