Posts Tagged ‘religion’

Trailblazing Through Greenwich Village

June 26, 2012

Professor: Bernadette McCauley ITF: Fiona Lee Campus: Hunter This website was created by Macaulay Honors students at Hunter College as part of their first-year seminar, The Peopling of New York, taught by Professor Bernadette McCauley. As part of their neighborhood study of Greenwich Village, each student conducted an individual investigation on a topic of their […]

2012 | 2012, All The Sites, Bernadette McCauley, Fiona Lee, Hunter College | Media: , , , , | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments (0)

Religious Peoples of Flushing

December 5, 2011

Professor: Omri Elisha ITF: Tsai-Shiou Hsieh Campus: Queens URL: http://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/qcpony11/ Professor Omri Elisha’s class completed an in-depth study of the various religious communities that can be found in Flushing. Groups worked on investigating Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh communities, noting houses of worship, histories of the faiths, and the people who are part […]

2011 | 2011, All The Sites, Buddhist, Christian, Flushing, Index, Jewish, Muslim, Omri Elisha, Places, Queens College, Tsai-Shiou Hsieh | 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 […]

2011 | 2011, All The Sites, Hunter College, Index, Jessica Hammerman, Jewish, Judith Friedlander, Mexican, People | Media: , , | Tags: , , , , , , , , , Comments (0)

Peopling of New York: There’s An App For That!

October 31, 2011

Professor: Catherine Lavender ITF: Scott Henkle Campus: Staten Island URL: http://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/lavenderspring2011finalproject/ Overview: At CSI, Prof Catherine Lavender’s class divided into groups to study different ethnic communities in NYC. Working with ITF Scott Henkle, each group completed a site, and they were all collected on a main class site. Groups studied Egyptian, Polish, Ukrainian, Caribbean, Korean, […]

2011 | All The Sites, Caribbean, Catherine Lavender, College of Staten Island, Dominican, Egyptian, Index, Korean, maps, Mexican, Polish, Scott Henkle, Ukrainian | Tags: , , , , , , , Comments (0)

Peopling of New York: Astoria, Flushing, Coney Island, and Washington Heights

October 26, 2011

Professor: Joseph Berger ITF: Chris Caruso Campus: City College URL:¬†http://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/berger2011/ Overview: Working with ITF Chris Caruso, Prof Berger’s class at City completed a detailed site with information about four major neighborhoods in NYC: Astoria, Flushing, Coney Island, and Washington Heights. The groups provide comprehensive information about each neighborhood, including histories, demographics, landmarks, entertainment, and food […]

2011 | 2011, All The Sites, Armenian, Brazillian, Brooklyn, Chinese, Chris Caruso, City College, Coney Island, Dutch, Egyptian, Greek, Index, Indian, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Joseph Berger, Korean, Latino, Manhattan | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , Comments (0)

Peopling of New York City: East Broadway, Chinatown

October 17, 2011

Professor: Ken Guest ITF: Lynn Horridge Campus: Baruch URL: http://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/guestspring11/ Overview: Working with ITF Lynn Horridge, Professor Ken Guest’s class at Baruch made a site about Chinatown, focused on the East Broadway area of Manhattan. The class took a geographical approach, studying the landmarks and services offered in the area. They drew on walking tours […]

2011 | 2011, All The Sites, Baruch College, Chinatown, Chinese, Index, Ken Guest, Lynn Horridge | Tags: , , , , , Comments (0)

Celebrating Immigration: The Dynamics of Holidays and Festivals in NYC

October 17, 2011

Professor: David Rosenberg ITF: Jill Belli Campus: Baruch URL: http://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/rosenbergspring2011/ Overview: Prof David Rosenberg of Baruch and ITF Jill Belli completed a site that is organized around holidays and festivities as they are traditionally celebrated, and how they have been adapted by different immigrant groups in New York City. The site covers the backgrounds, legal […]

2011 | 2011, All The Sites, Baruch College, Chinese, David Rosenberg, Index, Irish, Italian, Jill Belli, Mexican, Swedish | Tags: , , , , , Comments (0)