Posts Tagged ‘education’

A People's Guide to NYC

May 29, 2018

A People's Guide to NYC Professor: Arianna Martinez ITF: Lindsey Albracht Campus: Queens College URL: https://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/peoplesguidetonyc/ Inspired by the recently published book, A People‚Äôs Guide to Los Angeles, this assignment asked students at Queens Macaulay Honors College to construct an alternative tourist guide to New York City: a guide that highlights immigrant stories, prioritizes contested […]

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The Peopling of NYC through Film

May 25, 2018

The Peopling of NYC through Film Professor: Robert Tutak ITF: Frieda Benun Campus: Brooklyn College URL: https://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/tutak18/category/documentary-projects/the-community-i-dont-know/ For the final project, students were assigned to make a documentary film on the topic: "Their Community: The Community I Know the Least or Fear the Most" The prompt: Using journalistic, photojournalistic, and filmmaking tools, document the community […]

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Making it in New York

January 14, 2014

Making it in New York Professor: Jackie Brown ITF: Fiona Lee Campus: Hunter College URL: http://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/collectiveproject/ This website presents students’ findings and reflections on what they learned in addressing the question, What does it take to “make it” in New York? Popular media, as captured in the music of Frank Sinatra (“If I can make […]

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Urban Ethnography

November 21, 2011

Professor: Ida Susser ITF: Fiona Lee Campus: Hunter URL: http://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/susser11/ Professor Ida Susser’s class looked at three varied area and five neighborhoods in New York: Chinatown, the Greenpoint/Williamsburg area, and Harlem/Morningside Heights. Students completed entries on specific issues in each area, such as Columbia’s involvement in the community and street vendors in Chinatown. The class […]

2011 | 2011, All The Sites, Brooklyn, Chinatown, Chinese, Fiona Lee, Greenpoint, Harlem, Hunter College, Ida Susser, Index, Manhattan, maps, Morningside Heights, Places, video, Williamsburg | Media: , , , , | Tags: , , , , , , Comments (0)

Jews and Mexicans: Here and There

November 21, 2011

Professor: Judith Friedlander ITF: Jessica Hammerman Campus: Hunter URL: http://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/friedlander11/ For Judith Friedlander’s seminar, students made a site that compared and contrasted the immigrant experience of two groups: Jews and Mexican. They not only examined the differences in culture, but also changes over time, focusing on the Jewish experience of 19th century New York, and […]

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Peopling of East Harlem

November 9, 2011

Professor: Peter Vellon ITF: Maggie Dickinson Campus: Queens URL: http://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/vellon/ Professor Vellon’s class at Queens College worked with ITF Maggie Dickinson to complete a site focused on the East Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. They created a photo gallery on the front page, detailed demographic trends, made maps, videos, and timelines to show important institutions and […]

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