Freedman Fellowships Annual Forum: Day 2

by Kelvin Smith Library

Academic Library Event Series: Digital Scholarship @ KSL

Fri, May 28, 2021

1 PM – 2:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Since its inception, the Freedman Fellows program has provided more than $200,000 in targeted funding to advance digital scholarship research, teaching, and learning at Case Western Reserve University. In addition to financial support, awardees also receive year-long project guidance and technical help from experts at the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship. 

Please join us on Zoom for presentations by the 2020-2021 Freedman Fellows recipients. Presentations will occur in two shorter, thematic blocks.

Day 1 - Wednesday May 26, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  • The Movement of Ideas

    • David Busch (Lecturer, Department of History) - The Gandhian Social Network

    • Stormy Sweitzer (Ph.D. Student, Organizational Behavior)  - Instagram, Images and Interactions: Organization Creation and Identity Formation in the Digital Age

  • Simulation and VR

    • Kevin Inouye (Assistant Professor, Department of Theater) - Immersive VR in Training and Performance

    • Jessica Salley Ricardi (Ph.D. Student, Communication Sciences) - Simulation-Based Assessment for Executive Functions after Childhood TBI


Day 2 - Friday May 28, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

  • Mapping Cleveland History

    • George Blake (Postdoctoral Scholar, Virginia and Walter Nord Fellow in the Humanities) - Right Before Rock

    • Alanna Cooper (Abba Hillel Silver Chair of Jewish Studies, Department of Religious Studies) - Digital Stories of Cleveland Synagogue Dispersion: Moving Pieces of Congregational Life  

  • Making Local Impacts

    • Colette Ngana (Ph.D. Student, Sociology) - Understanding Social Inequality in Cuyahoga County through Burn Injuries

    • Elaine A. Borawski (Angela Bowen Williamson Professor of Community Nutrition, Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods) - Increasing Utility of the Cleveland Food and Tobacco Retail Database

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