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  • With an approval from the Georgia Tech IRB, we are in the process of building and transcribing a corpus of recorded audio interviews with Georgia Tech students. (So far, we have recorded and transcribed 25 interviews, but we aim for over 100 to get enough data for each of the different demographic and political affiliations that interest us.)  We use phonetic software to measure the...

  • This project brings together students of diverse backgrounds and disciplines to tell the story of Atlanta as a global city, and to increase access to global citizenship at Georgia Tech and nationally. We want to document and connect with the individuals and communities that are transforming Atlanta into a global metropolis, such as heritage and immigrant communities, foreign-born residents...

  • Although dialectology is an established field in linguistics, an interdisciplinary research on dialect drawing on cultural studies, media studies, literary theories, history, and other fields is just emerging. To facilitate scholarly research and teaching, our team aims to build a digital resource center of the interdisciplinary research on fangyan media, the media productions...

  • This is a bi-monthly seminar group that will be run like a Japanese “zemi,” or graduate seminar. Students will be asked to produce a research project or creative project on a topic related to East Asian media, broadly defined. This could be a translation of a Chinese short story, an analysis of Japanese films, a short documentary on social movements in Okinawa, etc. Transnational/comparative...

  • Students will be asked to produce a research project or creative project on a topic related to French Arts and Media, broadly defined. This could be a research article to be published in a scholary journal, a translation of a French short story or short essay, an analysis of French & Francophone films, a short documentary on social movements in France, etc. Transnational/comparative...

  • There is a need for the development of new techniques to aide in the conservation of wildlife to prevent extinction and the decrease of biodiversity. Examples of such techniques include the use of drones to mitigate rhino poaching or low-cost equipment that can deter elephants...