Weekly Roundup: March 5 – 12

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Digital Media Research

Rick Wysocki is the digital media research assistant this year. He will have open hours in the Mac Lab (HUM 204) all semester to help Faculty, Graduate Students, and students with multimodal and digital projects. His hours are Mondays from 1-2 p.m. and Fridays from 203 p.m. From Rick: “I’m happy to help people across the university with their digital/multimodal projects. It is also a good thing for teachers to let their students know about if they need access to a computer or specifically to a Mac.”

UPCOMING EVENTS 

“Teaching the Essay in a Digital Age” by Joseph Harris Talk

  • Wednesday, March 22 at 4 p.m.
  • Chao Auditorium in Ekstrom Library

Graduate Student Research Conference and 3-Minute Thesis Competition

“Open, Engaged, and Humane: The Past and Present of Digital Public History”

  • For a chance to learn more about civic engagement and the digital humanities, we encourage you to attend “Open, Engaged, and Humane: The Past and Present of Digital Public History,” an upcoming talk by Dr. Sharon Leon, free and open to the public
  • March 30, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Chao Auditorium in Ekstrom Library

Hacktheville 2017

  • March 30, 9:00 am-5:00 p.m.
  • HUM 300
  • Calling all amateur and professional designers, developers, creative writers, filmmakers, photographers, activists, and community members! The Digital Humanities Initiative, in collaboration with the UoL Center for GIS, invites you to participate in hacktheville, an 8-hour caffeine- and pizza- fueled hackathon that creates innovative technological solutions to community problems. This year, our goal is to develop a set of digital resources that will strengthen the relationship between the city and its immigrant and refugee residents. hacktheville is open to all students, faculty, and community members. No matter what your skill set, you will be a valuable member of our team as we brainstorm, design, and build the future of technology in Louisville.

Discourse and Semiotics Workshop: Lisa Björkman of Urban and Public Affairs Leads discussion of The Ethical Life by anthropologist Webb Keane

  • Friday, April 14 from 12:00-1:30 p.m.
  • Ekstrom Library W210

Check out the Writing Center events calendar for upcoming writing events.

Check out the PLAN Workshop series through the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies for professional development workshop opportunities.

CALLS FOR PAPERS

CFP Database

FEATURED BLOG POSTS

What I Wish I’d Known in Graduate School by Paul Griner

What I Learned in Year One by Rachel Gramer

What I’m Working On by Keri Mathis

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