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Gotham Center Research Internship (CLOSED)

The Gotham Center for New York City History seeks a Research Intern for Fall 2021 as a part of IDS 81620: Scholarly Praxis at Work in the World. The internship will focus on the development of a digital exhibit on New York City’s experience in the American Revolution, where the research intern will be responsible for annotating bibliographies and drafting summary texts, as well as collecting maps, important or representative documents, and visual imagery that may be housed in ‘break-out sections’ at each site.

Anonymity, Empowerment, and the Risks of Storytelling: Lessons from a Digital Archive Project

How do we––as researchers, as participants, as members of a community––balance the importance of speaking up against the potential consequences of doing so? Furthermore, how do we increase the agency and empowerment that participants have over their own stories?