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March 2015

Unraveling Ersatz Facts: Methods for Online Fact Checking

March 27 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Presented by Olga Yurkova and Tatiana Matychak (Stopfake.org).  Sponsored by the Social Studies of Information Research Group. Stopfake project is an independent Ukrainian website launched by young journalists in March 2014. It counters false information about Ukraine, especially in pro-Kremlin media.…

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The Scholar and the Library: Maidan, from Polo Ground to Multi-Functional Urban Space

March 27 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, Room E281, Second Floor East Wing,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Sahar Hosseini, PhD candidate in the Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures program in the School of  Architecture and Urban Planning and a recipient of the 2014-15 Chancellor’s Golda Meir Library Scholar Award, presents a talk about her ongoing dissertation research on urban spaces of…

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Ukraine: One Year After Maidan: A Roundtable Discussion

March 31 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Participants are Neal Pease, Professor of History, UWM; John Reuter, Assistant Professor of Political Science, UWM; and StopFake.org Ukrainian journalists Olga Yurkova and Tetiana Matychak. Introduction/ Moderators are Christine Evans, Assistant Professor of History, UWM, and Maria Haigh , Associate…

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April 2015

Hide the Metrics and Scare the NSA! Net Art as Artistic Research​

April 2 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Talk and workshop with Ben Grosser, new media artist & composer, School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Sponsored by the Digital Arts and Culture certificate program.

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Data Day in the UWM Digital Humanities Lab

April 3 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You are invited to UWM’s first Data Day on Friday, April 3 from 9:00-11:30AM in the Digital Humanities Lab. This event will feature 3 faculty speakers from across UWM speaking about their research and their data. The goal of the…

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Data Day Workshop on R

In conjunction with Data Day, UWM’s Dave Armstrong [Political Science] will be running a 3-week workshop series on the data analysis software R. Friday, April 3, 1:30-4:00pm – Intro to R and Statistical Modeling Friday, April 10, 1:30-4:00pm – R…

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Directions in Digital Humanities: “Digital Humanities in the iSchool”

April 8 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presented by Tanya Clement (University of Texas at Austin).  Co-sponsored by the Social Studies of Information Research Group.

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“Digital Humanities in the iSchool” Roundtable Discussion

April 9 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Led by Tanya Clement (University of Texas at Austin). Co-sponsored by the Social Studies of Information Research Group.

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Data Workshop: R for Graphics

April 10 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

In conjunction with Data Day, UWM’s Dave Armstrong [Political Science] will be running a 3-week workshop series on the data analysis software R. Friday, April 3, 1:30-4:00pm – Intro to R and Statistical Modeling Friday, April 10, 1:30-4:00pm – R…

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In Search of the Sacred Book: Religion and the Novel in Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude

April 13 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, 53211
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A lecture honoring Gabriel García Márquez one year after his passing, presented by Aníbal González-Pérez, Yale University. This presentation is free and open to the public. For more information contact César Ferreira at cferr@uwm.edu, 414.229.1103 or UWM Libraries Special Collections…

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