Announcing Story+ Summer 2019 Project Teams
Ten Teams Chosen for Summer 2019 Story+!
Story+ is a 6-week summer research experience for students – undergraduate and graduate – interested in bringing academic research to life through dynamic storytelling. It is sponsored by the FHI, Bass Connections, and Versatile Humanists at Duke.
Summer 2019 Projects:
Uncover hidden stories of female and female-identifying preachers at the Duke Chapel.
Conduct visual content analysis of racial markers in public advertising for genetic ancestry testing.
Help create a podcast series that focuses on critical environmental issues and the role the humanities can play in understanding and galvanizing action to help solve these issues.
Create an online library guide that illustrates the experiences of women during the postwar economic boom, the rise of consumer citizenship, and the emergence of “Second Wave” feminism.
Help organize a digital archive representing the visual life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
Use data and visualizations to create an exhibit that tells the story of the publication of Crusoe, which has amassed over 13,000 different editions spread throughout the world.
Research the 'stained' history of Duke University and the tobacco industry to create public history exhibit.
Develop a syllabus and associated class materials, learning activities, and assignments for a 12-week house introductory course on Duke history,
Contribute to the development of a web-based, site-specific, mobile app exhibition that places archival materials and untold stories back at their sites of origin on Raleigh's Dorothea Dix Hill.
Use Twitter to tell and un-tell social media stories.