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Urban Table: The Food Movement Serving NYC
Urban Table: The Food Movement Serving NYC Partner: Dr. Erin Hasinoff- Museum Anthropology
Museum Anthropology MA students in Dr. Erin Hasinoff's Exhibitions: Practical Considerations (offered in Spring 2015) explored some of the organizations and people that share the responsibility of nourishing New York City. Through independent fieldwork, Hasinoff's students had the opportunity to volunteer for and write about some food justice organizations that...

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Access: Open to all
Released: May 2015

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Mapping Yiddish Theater
Mapping Yiddish Theater Partner: Jeremy Dauber, Alyssa Quint, Nancy Friedland- Germanic Languages, Columbia University Libraries
Mapping Yiddish Theater is a unique collection of information and artifacts that illuminate theaters, productions, and persons connected to Yiddish theater in New York City. The project represents a working collaboration between CCNMTL, Columbia University Libraries, faculty partners, and a range of students at Columbia -- all in support of...

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Released: TBA
In development.
Mapping the African American Past
Mapping the African American Past Teachers College, Creative Curriculum Initiatives, Hofstra University
Mapping the African American Past (MAAP) is a public website created to enhance the appreciation and study of significant sites and moments in the history of African Americans in New York from the early 17th-century through the recent past. The website is a geographic learning environment, enabling students, teachers, and...

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Access: Open to all
Revised: February 2010
Released: February 2008

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Apollo Theater Project
Apollo Theater Project Partner: Oral History Research Office- The Apollo Theater Project is a multifaceted initiative to document, preserve, and disseminate the history of the Apollo Theater and the Harlem community. The Columbia University Oral History Research Office (OHRO) is conducting more than 150 hours of interviews with cultural and political figures such as Smokey Robinson, Leslie Uggams...

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Released: TBA
In development.
Amistad Digital Resource
Amistad Digital Resource Partner: Manning Marable- Institute for Research in African American Studies
The Amistad Digital Resource is a multimedia website that shares hundreds of rare and iconic photographs, audio and video clips, oral history interviews, maps, and descriptive text explaining significant themes and key events in African American history, from slavery to the 21st century. Funded by a grant from the Ford...

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Access: Open to all
Released: June 2009

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Harlem Heritage Project
Harlem Heritage Project Partner: Manning Marable- Arts and Sciences
The Harlem Heritage Project is an online resource that allows students to gather digital assets pertaining to their individual projects and presentations in Professor Manning Marable's graduate course, Harlem Heritage: A Community History, 1900 to the Present. Students in the course study Harlem's rich history through four lenses: Politics, Social...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: November 2007

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Korean Through Drama
Korean Through Drama Partner: Carol Schulz- East Asian Languages
This interactive website includes audio, video, transcriptions, phrasal dictionaries, student pages, assignments and general extended resources for the study of Korean language and culture. Students access specific materials as assigned, and complete their assignments within the website itself for peer and instructor review....

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Access: Private
Released: September 2007

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Havel at Columbia
Havel at Columbia CUArts Initiative
Havel at Columbia is a multimedia resource that features video interviews with a range of scholars and friends of Vaclav Havel, including Lisa Anderson, George Soros, Brad Abrams, and Chris Harwood, who contribute their insights into his legacy as an artist and political leader. The website also contains a wide...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2006

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Sacred Gotham
Sacred Gotham Partner: Courtney Bender- Columbia College
In Courtney Bender's Religion and the City course at Columbia University, maps and mapping technologies help students better conceptualize the impact of larger social trends on religious groups. Students conduct individual research projects on religious sites in Manhattan and investigate how population and economic changes in the city have influenced...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2006

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Harlem Digital Archive Film
Harlem Digital Archive Film Partner: James Neal, Manning Marable- Columbia University Libraries
Created in collaboration with Intelligent Television, this short film addresses the potential of a Harlem Digital Archive to allow researchers, educators, and documentarians to draw from Columbia University's extensive collections of Harlem-related material to create interesting new works. The promotional piece debuted at the "Culture, Commerce, and Public Media: A...

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Access: Open to all
Released: June 2006

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Social Justice Movements wiki
Social Justice Movements wiki Partner: Robin Kelley- Arts and Sciences
Students in Professor Robin Kelley's spring 2005 undergraduate course, Black Movements in the U.S., have developed the content of a collaborative website about key social justice movements in the United States. The Social Justice Movements wiki provides students the opportunity to create a website exploring the broader political visions of...

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Access: Open to all
Released: March 2005

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X Partner: Manning Marable- Arts and Sciences
The Autobiography of Malcolm X Multimedia Study Environment (MSE) presents Malcolm X's memoir with links to critical annotations that provide perspectives beyond the written word. This MSE provides four "lenses," or perspectives, that illuminate the political, cultural, global, and faith-based aspects of Malcolm X's life and legacy. In addition, the...

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Released: January 2005
Archived, no longer available.
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's Annihilation of Caste
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's Annihilation of Caste Partner: Fran Pritchett- Arts and Sciences
The Annihilation of Caste Multimedia Study Environment (MSE) was produced by Frances Pritchett, Professor of Modern Indic Languages, Columbia University, and the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, with additional sponsorship and funding from the Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University. The MSE includes the text of The Annihilation...

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Access: Open to all
Released: November 2004

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Africana Criminal Justice Project
Africana Criminal Justice Project Partner: Manning Marable, Geoff Ward- Arts and Sciences
The increase in rates of incarceration in the United States over the past three decades is well-documented, as is its disproportionate impact on poor men and women of color. Yet, far less is known about the broader and enduring political, economic and social consequences of these trends, and how strategies...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: June 2004
Harold Innis and Marshall McLuhan, Revisited
Harold Innis and Marshall McLuhan, Revisited Partner: James Carey- School of Journalism
The Harold Adams Innis and Marshall McLuhan MSE allows students to explore the political, social, and historical significance of these two writers as explained by Professor James Carey in his groundbreaking article from 1964. Like a multimedia critical edition, students can read the text in its entirety while benefiting from...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2002

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Cultural Studies Course Environments: The Media Machine
Cultural Studies Course Environments: The Media Machine Partner: John Broughton- Teachers College
This database allows faculty to organize content online in a manner that reveals the multiple connections within a collection of digital assets (slides, images, movies, audio, text) for use in their courses. Using the Media Machine website, students can search for and view video clips, browse a storyboard of images...

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Access: Private
Released: July 2002

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Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Part II
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London:  Part II Partner: Paul Johnson- London School of Economics
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Revolution and Reform is Part II of Professor Johnson's course. It examines how the physical landscape of London's East End reflects a century of social, political and economic revolutions....

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Access: Columbia only
Released: January 2002

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Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Part I
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Part I Partner: Paul Johnson- London School of Economics
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Life and Work is part I of an exploration of the rich and dramatic history of the East End of London using Spitalfields, an historic corner of the East End, as a window onto the history of social and economic...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: December 2001

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Malcolm X: Life After Death
Malcolm X: Life After Death Partner: Manning Marable- Arts and Sciences
An exploration of Malcolm X's life and work, focusing on the popular view of his life and his treatment by historians and scholars....

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2001

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"Pops" Out Here in the Cause of Happiness: The Louis Armstrong Story"
Partner: Robert O'Meally- Arts and Sciences
The life and work of Louis Armstrong, from his childhood days in New Orleans to his time in Hollywood and the last decades of his life. Multimedia elements include conversations with jazz writers and enthusiasts, historical footage, musical selections, photography, and the words of Armstrong himself....

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Released: February 2001
Archived, no longer available.
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Experience
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Experience Partner: Manning Marable- Arts and Sciences
This e-seminar examines the life and work of W.E.B. Du Bois, the leading African-American writer and political activist of the twentieth century and author of The Souls of Black Folk. The e-seminar is divided into three modules and contains a number of interactive elements to engage the student in the...

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Released: January 2001
Archived, no longer available.
Television's Screens: Hegemony in Transition by Todd Gitlin
Television's Screens: Hegemony in Transition by Todd Gitlin Partner: Frank Moretti- Arts and Sciences
An important work in media studies, this text is enhanced by the MSE with the inclusion of a catalogue of TV shows with links to related websites, notes on the text by the MSE's faculty consultant, glossaries of concepts and people and links to reference materials such as the Museum...

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Released: June 2000
Archived, no longer available.
Postmodernism or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, F. Jameson
Postmodernism or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, F. Jameson Partner: Frank Moretti- Teachers College
An essential work in the study of postmodern thought, the Frederic Jameson text is enhanced by the multimedia study environment (MSE) with the inclusion of an extensive catalogue of images, notes on the text by the MSE's faculty consultant, glossaries of concepts and people and links to reference materials such...

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Released: September 1999
Archived, no longer available.
East Asian Curriculum Project
East Asian Curriculum Project Partner: Roberta H. Martin- Arts and Sciences
An online resource for Asian history and culture featuring an extensive library of primary-source and background readings, lesson plans, and multimedia units for teachers and students. CCNMTL helped AFE create several video-based teaching units featuring well-known experts on Chinese and Japanese culture and history....

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Released: December 1998
Archived, no longer available.