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1471-2261-4-11.pdf

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Media Mecca or News Desert_.pdf

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Media Mecca or News Desert? Covering local news in New York City

Sara G. Rafsky
Recent research on the phenomenon of news deserts has largely focused on communities where the primary news outlets, often newspapers, have either closed or barely still exist. New York City, in contrast, has 90 online news publications, according to a study by News Revenue Hub, and at least 270 ethnic and community media organizations, per CUNYs Center for Community and Ethnic Media , in addition to (comparatively) still robust legacy broadcast and print media. As...

ICT_India_Working_Paper_22.pdf

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India and the SDGs

John Biberman & Nirupam Bajpai
In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly passed UN Resolution 70/1, making achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 official UN policy. Together, the 17 goals and 169 targets of the SDGs constitute a comprehensive agenda for sustainable development. The SDGs touch not just on environmental justice and intergenerational justice, but equitable economic growth and social stability, shaping development priorities around the needs of the disadvantaged, and designing just and robust institutions to strengthen...

Stand Columbia and Groundbreaking at Ferris Booth

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"Stand, Columbia" was created in 1967 by the Center for Mass Communication, Columbia University Press. The second piece in the video file, which starts at 23.22, depicts a groundbreaking ceremony for Ferris Booth Hall and an accompanying undergraduate dormitory held on November 26, 1957.

Lab_05_PracticalKnowledge.mp4

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Project Theme: Practical Knowledge

Making And Knowing Project
Pamela Smith discusses some of the insights gained in 2016-17, when the Making and Knowing Project focused on Practical knowledge, including vernacular natural history, practical perspective, optics, mechanics, and medicine. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Skill Building in the Lab Seminars

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Pamela Smith describes a range of skill building exercises that train students in laboratory work, reconstruction, and experiment design in the Making and Knowing Project’s Craft and Science course. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Project Theme: Moldmaking and Metalworking

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Pamela Smith discusses some of the insights gained in the Making and Knowing Project’s first year, 2014-15, when the Project focused on making molds and casting metals, including making sand molds and lifecasting. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Project Theme: Colormaking

Making And Knowing Project
Pamela Smith discusses some of the insights gained in 2015-16, when the Making and Knowing Project focused on making and applying colors. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Powder for Hourglasses

Making And Knowing Project
Pamela Smith discusses one of the entries in Ms. Fr. 640 for hourglass sand on fol. 10r. The students’ reconstruction of this recipe raised intriguing new historical questions. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

More Smoke

Making And Knowing Project
Trial two. Heating the varnished pieces of bloomery steel in a cast iron pan. Compare the amount of vapor coming off the varnished metal in Vid. 2 with that in this video. Notice also the varnish changing color in the process of heating it. Celine Camps, 2018 © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Melting Black Sulfured Wax

Making And Knowing Project
When heated, the cast piece of black sulfured wax melted upwards from the surface in contact with the heating vessel. Whereas the contact surface melted quickly, the relief surface resisted melting. Charles Kang, 2016. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Introduction to the Making and Knowing Project

Making And Knowing Project
This video introduces the Making and Knowing Project and its Lab. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA)

Hollow Cast Medals Animation

Making And Knowing Project
This animation shows the process, as we interpreted it, from BnF Ms. Fr. 640, fol. 92r. Rozemarijn Landsman and Jonah Rowen, 2014. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Heating Parchment

Making And Knowing Project
A rectangular piece of parchment (most likely calf), sourced from the Columbia University Conservation Lab, was held by metal tongs over an electric hotplate. The heat caused the parchment to contort in different directions. Reut Ullman, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Focus on Making and Knowing Project Design

Making And Knowing Project
Tianna Uchacz describes the combination of research and pedagogy undertaken by the Making and Knowing Project. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Focus on Making Frame Molds with Sand from Toulouse, France

Making And Knowing Project
Joel Klein introduces the making of sand molds with sand from Toulouse. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Focus on Colors and Dyeing

Making And Knowing Project
Naomi Rosenkranz discusses making and using dyes and pigments in the Making and Knowing Lab. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Brushing Stone with Brushes and Tripoli

Making And Knowing Project
Materials and tools used include paper towels, spray bottle with water, walnut oil (cold-pressed, from Kremer pigments), hog hair brush, two wooden skewers, tripoli (diatomite, light, average particle size 15μmmeters), tripoli (diatomite, reddish, average particle size 12.7 μmmeters), two four-ounce containers, engraved stone, mineral spirits. All polishing was done in the fume hood. Angel Jiang, 2018. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Bread Molding: Unexpected Successes and Failures

Making And Knowing Project
Donna Bilak talks about unexpected successes and failures in Making and Knowing Project activities. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Blackening Metal

Making And Knowing Project
A modern technique of blackening metal. Celine Camps, Jeff Wasson’s Workshop, Queens, 2019. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Visual Effect

Making And Knowing Project
A varnished bloomery steel plate from trial two. The varnish is highly reflective and refracts light, which may indicate that “black varnish for sword guard” was applied to armor for its visual effects. Celine Camps, 2018. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

Tour the Making and Knowing Laboratory

Making And Knowing Project
Pamela Smith gives a tour of the Making and Knowing Laboratory. Director Lan Li, 2017. © Making and Knowing Project (CC BY-NC-SA).

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