Research by Grace Berg '16 on the figure of Penelope in Homer's Odyssey and Margaret Atwood's Penelopiad was undertaken in the Summer and Fall of 2015 under the supervision of Barbara Gold in the Classics Department.
Six students in “Introduction to Japanese Film” taught by Associate Professor of Japanese Kyoko Omori (Taoyu Chen, Hoang Do, Daniel Finger, Sabrina Hua, Micah Stimson, and Dyllon Young) worked on their original “benshi” scripts for Omori’s silent documentary film, Crossroads in Context (2014) and performed live at an F.I.L.M. event on September 28, 2014 with original live music played by an ensemble of international musicians.
Jack Lyons, ’16 worked with Associate Professor of Japanese Kyoko Omori on the DHi-CLASS Project, “The Silent Serpent: Understanding the Role of Benshi in Japanese Cinema,” Summer 2014.
Tori Fukumitsu ’15 worked with Associate Professor of Japanese Kyoko Omori on an Emerson Project, “Performing With the Picture, Moving With the Times: the Role of Benshi in Preserving a Japanese Cultural Practice and Adapting to a Global Audience,” Summer 2014.
Nicole LaBarge ’15 worked with Associate Professor of German and Russian Languages and Literatures Franklin Sciacca on a Levitt Project, “Climate Change in New York: Impacts on Local Farms and Food Production,” Summer 2014.
By John Rufo '16 arising from work done with Professor of English Steve Yao. And another on Hsia Yü’s Salsa.
Collin Spinney ’16 and Professor of English Naomi Guttman
Jasmin Thomas ’15, Sawyer Konys ’16 and Shannon Boley ’17, with Assistant Professor of Art Robert Knight and Visiting Associate Professor of Religious Studies Brent Plate
A radio show with Visiting Associate Professor of Religious Studies Brent Plate and his Religion and the Media class.
An article in the Huffington Post co-authored by Visiting Associate Professor of Religious Studies Brent Plate and Hannah Grace O'Connell ’14, with photos by Assistant Professor of Art Robert Knight, arising from a Levitt Center group project, “Religious Spaces in Transition,” including Alison Ritacco ’14.
Cat Boyd, '12 and Naomi Guttman, Professor of English and Creative Writing, each produced an edition of a handmade book and documented the process with assistance from the Digital Humanities initiative.