The Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship at Kelvin Smith Library has announced the selection of the 2022-23 Freedman Faculty Fellows. The annual fellowship program supports tenured or tenure-track faculty as well as clinical research faculty and aids these researchers in integrating digital tools and technology into their work across multiple disciplines to support learning and advance scholastic discoveries.d
The 2022-23 Freedman Faculty Fellows program is generously funded by the Freedman Fellows Endowment, established by Samuel B. and Marian K. Freedman.
This year’s faculty recipients are highlighted in The Daily.
George Blake studies music and urban life. Prior to working as a teaching fellow in SAGES, he was a postdoctoral scholar in the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at CWRU. He also taught a range of classes in the Department of Black Studies at UC Santa Barbara pertaining to geography and cultural production. His SAGES offerings include university seminars on digitally mapping musical Cleveland and music and labor, and a first-year seminar on art, culture, and the city in the context of globalization. His Freedman Fellows project explores the hidden histories of jazz in Akron.