|Levana Polate (Hebrew, Trinity C. & Wesleyan U.)|
The goals are to:
The goals for this project are to:
Annotation of "Hatikvah"
Further Mellon project grants have allowed her to use MacGALT to annotate the Israeli national Anthem, "Hatikvah". A report of the project is available.
Annotation of "The Wall"
Using MacGALT, she annotated Yosi Gamzu's Israeli song "The Wall". A report of the project is available.
Annotation of "Sheer Lashalom"
A Mellon project grant allowed her to annote the protest song "Sheer Lashalom" (Song for Peace) using MacGALT. A report of the project is available.
Annotation of the poem "Isaac"
Using MacGALT, she annotated Yehuda Amichai's "An Arab Shepherd Searching for his Goat on Mount Zion".
Multimedia reading of playlet: Politika
Levana wrote a short play about an Israeli couple living in New York during the Gulf War; this play was performed and videotaped by students and will later be digitized and annotated using MANNA. Finally, she will do a project on Sarah Ahronson, based on a book by Devorah Omer.
Annotation of video "No problem"
Work with digitized segments of a video tape that portrays new immigrants to Israel in real life situations. The goal is to expose first year Hebrew students to vernacular Hebrew. The project will include transcript of the narrative and dialogues, multimedia annotations, glossary, as well as written and spoken exercises.
Maps & cities
Map based project intended to give students of Hebrew an insight in the evolution of the State of Israel over the past fifty years. This will be mostly based on the use of maps but will also include video, digitized audio and text as well as Hebrew and geographical exercises.
Multimedia reading of playlet: "The Patriot"
Playlet written by Levana Polate to designed to illustrate the different political positions in Israel towards the Peace Process. This project will be based on the digitized video of this playlet that will be annotated, glossed and transcribed. Additional exercises will be included to enhance retention of information.
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