Mapping Ararat in the News

The April 3rd edition of The Canadian Jewish News features a lovely article on the Mapping Ararat project by Bill Gladstone. Please click on image below to read or follow this link to read the article at the Canadian Jewish News website.

Haaretz Mentions Mapping Ararat

“This Day in Jewish History/ a refuge for persecuted Jews is founded- almost” David B. Green reminds us that September 15 was “Founders Day” the day when Mordecai Noah staged his Proclamation Ceremony to inaugurate Ararat- his Jewish Homeland. The Mapping Ararat Project is mentioned in Green’s article which is published in Haaretz- Israel’s leading…

Mapping Ararat featured in The Walrus!

Stephen Strauss- an award winning science writer has published his article “Reimagining the Jewish State that never was, in Grand Island New York” in the July/August 2013 issue of The Walrus, one of Canada’s leading magazines. Here is a short excerpt from his article: “In 2011, Melissa Shiff and Louis Kaplan, two academics at the University of…

Mapping Ararat Featured at Jewish Art Now

Jewish Art Now, an up and coming website, has written a lengthy post on our project which shows some images from our exhibition at the American Comparative Literature Association in April 2013. To read the post please visit this page at Jewish Art Now:  Augmented Reality of a Lost Jewish Land: Mapping Ararat  

Mapping Ararat in the Jewish Daily Forward

““Mapping Ararat: An Imaginary Jewish Homeland Project” is the brainchild of multimedia artist and University of Toronto professor Melissa Shiff, her husband Louis Kaplan, a cultural historian at U of T, and John Craig Freeman, a new media expert from Emerson College in Boston. The project will be part of “Where To?” a group exhibit opening April 28 at the…

Center for Jewish History Conference

Our team was invited to participate in the international conference “From Access to Integration: Digital Technologies and the Study of Jewish History” at the Center for Jewish History in New York on November 9-10, 2011. This conference was convened in part to explore the ways in which digital technologies are enhancing the gathering and mobilization…