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February 2016

Twitter Workshop: Using Twitter Effectively

February 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Led by Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian, UWM Libraries. http://uwm.edu/libraries/dhlab/events/

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Serious Play Discussion: Identity Negotiation in RPGs

February 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

With Krista-Lee Malone.          

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

February 19 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Photo courtesy of Anika Wilson. "Vanishing Hitchhiker, Vanishing Gods: Religion, Ecology, and Identity in Southern Africa." Presented by Anika Wilson, Associate Professor, UWM Department of Africology. Academic Adventurers talks begin at 3 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library, third…

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Digital Humanities Geek Week

February 23 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The word “data” rarely elicits thrills, even among geeks. Let’s face it, even the most earnest biologist may gradually bore of microbiome tables; even the most serious social scientist can spend so long slathering in stats about GDP, crime, etc……

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Educating Milwaukee: How One City’s History of Segregation and Struggle Shaped Its Schools: A Presentation by James K. Nelsen

February 23 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor,
2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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  Join us as UWM alumnus James Nelsen discusses his recent book, Educating Milwaukee: How One City's History of Segregation and Struggle Shaped Its Schools, which traces the origins of the modern school choice movement. Nelsen follows Milwaukee's tumultuous education…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

February 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Seamus Heaney The Cure at Troy (a verse adaptation of Philoctetes by Sophocles, 1990) Optional: See the UWM Mainstage Theatre production of The Cure at Troy, directed by Jim Tasse, February 24-28 The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by…

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Making Things with Humanities Data: A Workshop

February 25 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop--led by Justin Schell, University of Michigan, and Thomas Padilla, Michigan State University--will present several use-cases to demonstrate how arts and humanities projects can use data, what factors to consider, and strategies and tools to employ, including approaches to…

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What Is Humanities Data? A Discussion with Justin Schell and Thomas Padilla

February 25 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

What is humanities data? Have we been using it along? And where is it? Join our speakers--Justin Schell, University of Michigan, and Thomas Padilla, Michigan State University--for a critical discussion focused on the idea of data in the humanities, the…

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Provost/UWM Libraries’ Social Justice Lecture

February 26 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor,
2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Amanda Seligman, Professor and Chair of the UWM Department of History, presents "Making Social Justice with the Neighbors: How Block Clubs Shaped Chicago,"  an examination of how Chicago neighbors have used block clubs to make social justice together for a century.…

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CartoDB Workshop

February 29 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Presented by Eliza Bettinger, GIS Specialist, American Geographical Society Library.

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