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Digital Humanities Lab, second floor east wing, Golda Meir Library,

2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211

May 2016

Ethnographic Methodologies for the Study of Online Communities

May 5, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Heather Brinkman, UWM Anthropology PhD Student. Methodology is at the heart of any good anthropological work. It is the driving force that allows for a semblance of conformity within the discipline. Traditional ethnographic methodology includes what Geertz termed…

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Duncan Tonatiuh: Children’s Author and Illustrator

May 14, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Duncan Tonatiuh was born in Mexico City and grew up in San Miguel de Allende. His work is inspired by Ancient Mexican art, particularly that of the Mixtec codex. He aims to create images that both honor the past, and…

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June 2016

The Digital in the Humanities and Neoliberal Tools: A Discussion

June 21, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Please join us for an informal discussion of the recent LA Review of Books series, "The Digital in the Humanities." Melissa Dinsman, who managed the series, describes the LARB's aims in tackling the topic this way, "Through conversations with both…

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September 2016

Digital Pedagogy Brown Bag: Viral Media Mashups, Remixes, and Fair Use in the Classroom

September 28, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Led by Marc Tasman, Senior Lecturer, UWM Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies.

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October 2016

Newest Americans: Stories from the Global City

October 5, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

In a series of presentations and interactive conversations, Newest Americans co-directors Tim Raphael and Julie Winokur will discuss how their documentary and storytelling project is salvaging local immigrant histories in and around Newark, NJ. Newest Americans works with grassroots organizations…

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Data Management 101

October 14, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Kristin Briney, UWM Libraries Data Services Librarian Are you frustrated with disorganized research data? Are you organized but want to manage your data better? This session is for you! Data Management 101 covers the basics of managing research…

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Milwaukee Data: An Introduction

October 25, 2016 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Come learn more about the data that describes your city and how you can find it, use it, and work to make more of it available. A team of librarians will be your guides. Presented by UWM Libraries staff members Stephen Appel…

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Open Access Week Brown Bag: Books in the UWM Digital Commons

October 27, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for a discussion of two open access books published recently by UWM authors in the UWM Digital Commons. Caroline Seymour-Jorn, Associate Professor at the Department of French, Italian andComparative Literature, will share her experience composing a media enriched translation of Ibtihal Salem’s A Small Box in the Heart. Matthew Knachel, Senior Lecturer at…

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New Models of Game Publishing: Early Access, Steam Greenlight, Episodic Games and Narrative

October 28, 2016 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Justin Schumaker. With the rise of Steam’s Early Access and Green Light features, game developers increasingly release incomplete games in alpha and beta builds. This shift in the game development industry requires a rethinking of play and narrative.…

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November 2016

Directions in Digital Humanities: The Music of Leo Kottke: Mining the Archives to Develop Pedagogical Materials

November 2, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by John Stropes (Director of Guitar Studies, PSOA), Benjamin Kammin, Josh Lane. The music which is today referred to as finger-style guitar has its roots in parlor style guitar of the 1800s, Delta blues, the ragtime influenced country blues…

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Writing a Data Management Plan

November 4, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Kristin Briney, UWM Libraries Data Services Librarian. Do you need to write a data management plan for a grant proposal? This session will walk you through the five key parts of a data management plan and how to…

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Milwaukee Community Data: A Digital Humanities Lab Brown Bag Discussion

November 15, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Free and open to the public

With Matt Richardson, Milwaukee Community Database Project Director, and founder of the Milwaukee Data Initiative.

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Directions in Digital Humanities: “Digital Yiddish Theater”

November 16, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Joel Berkowitz, Professor, UWM Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, and Director, Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies.

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Serious Play Presents: Top Troll Card Game Playtest

November 18, 2016 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Help playtest a new card game by Dr. Nathaniel Stern, associate professor in the UWM Department of Art and Design. In Top Troll, players load posts on their phones, build up a forum with NSFW comment cards, and rack up…

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Directions in Digital Humanities: Opportunities with High Performance Computing for the Humanities

November 30, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Dan Siercks, UWM College of Letters and Science Information Technology Office.

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December 2016

Look Here! Satellite Landscapes: A Digital Humanities Brown Bag with Jenny Odell

December 7, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

An informal discussion with artist Jenny Odell (Stanford University) whose work includes Satellite Landscapes, works created by capturing infrastructural elements from Google Earth, and The Bureau of Suspended Objects, an archive of discarded objects. Free and open to the public.

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User-Centered Digital Public History: A Brown Bag Discussion with Sharon Leon

December 14, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sharon Leon is Director of Public Projects at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and associate professor of history at George Mason University. Leon received her bachelors of arts degree in American Studies from Georgetown University in 1997,…

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January 2017

Open Textbook and Open Educational Resources Workshop

January 17, 2017 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open Textbooks are no/low-cost alternatives to traditional textbooks. Open Textbooks can help alleviate the burden of textbook costs for students and provide faculty with content that can be customized for their course. Open Textbooks are full, real textbooks, used by many faculty across the…

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February 2017

Data Management 101: Love Your Data

February 14, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Does your research data need a little love? Come to this special Valentine's Day session to learn how to manage it better. Instead of chocolate and flowers, we'll be covering backups, documentation, and much more!

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Twitter Scraping Workshop

February 16, 2017 @ 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Led by Dan Siercks, UWM L&S IT. Learn about using R to directly access Twitter data for scraping and analysis, and explore and visualize timelines, hashtags and “following” information systematically across multiple Twitter accounts.

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Serious Play Presents NAGG: Not a Gamer’s Girlfriend: Creating and Maintaining a Women-Centered Gaming Space

February 17, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

With Krista-Lee Malone, PhD, Anthropology.

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Stopping Fake News: The Work Practices of Peer-to-Peer Counter Propaganda

February 21, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presented by Maria Haigh, UWM School of Information Studies. The Ukrainian website StopFake.org has turned fact checking into a counter-propaganda weapon in the country’s conflict with Russia. Faced with a coordinated campaign in which paid social media trolls and Russian state media…

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March 2017

Why Is It So Hard to Agree on the Facts? Objectivity, Institutional Facts, and the Contested Epistemology of Fact-Checking

March 3, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presented by Lucas Graves, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison. What a journalism review called the “fact-checking explosion” in American journalism revolves around a very specific mission: to hold public figures accountable for false or misleading…

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Data Visualization 101: Make Better Charts

March 10, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

With the trend toward collecting ever more data, it's increasingly important to present that data effectively. Often, that means with a chart. This session reviews how to pick the right chart for your data and how to streamline that chart to best tell…

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GIS Data for Earth and Environmental Sciences Workshop

March 16, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Led by Stephen Appel, American Geographical Society Library.

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The Orange Story: A Cinematic Digital History Project

March 27, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Jasmine Alinder, Associate Professor, UWM History, and student researchers. The Orange Story is the first installment in a larger project called  “Japanese American WWII Confinement: A Cinematic Digital History Project” that combines originally-scripted narrative film with historically-grounded archival…

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Git and GitHub: Version Tracking for the Humanities

March 30, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Geoff Gimse, UWM English. This workshop will provide a basic introduction to Git, version tracking, and the GitHub platform and why these tools have become so useful for scholars in the digital humanities. Participants will learn how to…

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Serious Play: Consoles, Platforms and Identity (and Your Student Loan)

March 31, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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April 2017

The Challenges of Digital Humanities

April 3, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Mary Sarah Bilder, Boston College Law School. Come to the DH Lab for an informal discussion with Dr. Mary Sarah Bilder about the Challenges of Digital Humanities projects. Prof. Bilder will discuss aspects of the digital research for her prize-winning book Madison’s Hand: Revising…

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Somos Latinas

April 3, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Presented by Eloisa Gómez, M.S., and Dr. Andrea Teresa “Tess” Arenas. The Somos Latinas History Project is a community based research project comprised of interviews and archival collections of Latina activists of Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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Brown Bag with Artist Lisa Park

April 5, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for an informal workshop/brown bag session with Artists Now! guest lecturer, Lisa Park. Lisa Park has developed a series of performances using EEG (brainwave sensor) as a vehicle for manifesting her inner states and to obtain a real-time…

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GIS Data for the Social Sciences and Humanities Workshop

April 13, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Led by Stephen Appel, American Geographical Society Library.

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Document Management and Workflow Using GitHub

April 20, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Geoff Gimse, UWM English. This workshop will focus on the use of GitHub and Git for document management and development. As part of the workshop, users will learn about different markup languages (AsciiDoc, reStructuredText, and Markdown), why they…

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Serious Play: Game Studies – A Career in That?

April 21, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Visualizing U.S. Census Data Workshop

April 28, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Led by Stephen Appel, American Geographical Society Library.

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May 2017

Serious Play: Wrap-up Session

May 5, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Internet Privacy Workshop

May 12, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Led by Kristin Briney, UWM Libraries. New FCC privacy rules have prompted consumer concerns about the privacy of information online. This workshop will cover privacy tools and strategies for keeping your information safe on the internet.

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August 2017

Successful Strategies for Improving Student Research: Workshop

August 23, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This continuing education session is designed to equip instructors with tools and strategies for improving student research projects. Participants are encouraged to bring a course assignment to workshop. Participants will develop effective instructional approaches, design successful assessment strategies, and locate…

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September 2017

Digital Pedagogy Demonstration: Gigapixel for Historical Methods

September 20, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Jasmine Alinder, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of History. Gigapixel is simple tool to enable a deep dive into a single image or object by mapping and tagging elements of the image itself. In Part One of this two-part…

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Digital Pedagogy Workshop: Gigapixel

September 27, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Ann Hanlon, Digital Collections & Initiatives, UWM Libraries, and director, UWM Digital Humanities Lab. Gigapixel is simple tool to enable a deep dive into a single image or object by mapping and tagging elements of the image itself.…

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October 2017

Student Learning and the BLC Field School

October 4, 2017 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Arijit Sen (Architecture), Guha Shankar (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress), Chelsea Wait (Doctoral Student), Kaitlin Malliet (Graduate Student), Bella Biwer (Undergraduate Student). How do we use the instantaneous accessibility and widespread availability of social and digital media…

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Data Management 101

October 6, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Kristin Briney, UWM Libraries. Does your research data need a little love? Come to this session to learn how to manage it better with good backups, documentation, and much more! Held in conjunction with 2017 Open Access Week…

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“Working on it” Research Round Tables: “Visualizing Pharmaceuticals Funding Networks with R Shiny”

October 11, 2017 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Scott Graham, UWM English. It is well-established that industry-sponsored clinical research is more likely to show positive results and downplay drug side effects than research funded by other means. Recognizing these issues is important, but it doesn’t tell…

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UWM Libraries Scholarly Communication Series: “Publish, Not Perish: Ins & Outs of Scholarly Publishing and Getting Discovered”

October 13, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM

The UWM Libraries and Springer Nature invite you to join us for breakfast and learn more about the process of scholarly research publication. Explore the multiple paths to academic publishing from identifying publisher options and journals that fit your manuscript…

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“Working on it” Research Round Tables: Next Generation PhD

October 18, 2017 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Jason Puskar, UWM English. The NEH’s Next Generation challenge grants help universities prepare humanities doctoral students for a wider range of careers.With that support in 2016-17, UWM convened a planning committee of 25 faculty, students, alums, staff, administrators, and…

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The Américas for Children’s and Young Adult Literature Browsing Hour With Special Guest Jorge Argueta

October 21, 2017 @ 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Jorge Argueta. Meet world renowned Salvadoran poet and writer, Jorge Tetl Argueta, and browse the new Americas Award winners added to our Curriculum Collection! Jorge Argueta is the author of several children books including Talking to the Mother Earth, A Moie in my Pillow,…

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November 2017

Directions in DH: Victorian Prehistory of the Digital

November 2, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Presented by Jason Puskar, UWM English. Many people associate the digital with the computational binarism of ones and zeroes, but this talk will trace the emergence of the digital from the earlier and more rudimentary binarism of nineteenth-century buttons and…

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Getting Access to Public Information: Demystifying the Open Records Process

November 7, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Jessica McBride Senior Lecturer Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies Julie Kipp UWM Public Records Custodian Matt Richardson SmartWave CEO and Milwaukee Open Data advocate Have you ever thought that your research would be improved by incorporating public information or data?…

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Directions in DH: The Overpass Light Brigade and Spaces of Appearance

November 16, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Presented by Lane Hall and Lisa Moline. Lane Hall (UWM Professor, English) and Lisa Moline (UWM Associate Professor, Art & Design) are co-founders of the Overpass Light Brigade, a tactical media performance project that has grown into national prominence within art and…

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#HOTLunch Mapathon

November 29, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hosted by the UWM GIS Club. The mapathon uses OpenStreetMap to map buildings, roads and other features that aid with humanitarian responses to natural disasters. Please come to learn more and to help create useful data to help aid efforts! If…

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December 2017

Data Visualization Workshop

December 1, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian, UWM Libraries. With the trend toward collecting ever more data, it’s increasingly important to present that data effectively. Often, that means with a chart. This session reviews how to pick the right chart…

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“Working on it” Research Round Tables: The World After Us: Speculative Media Sculpture Project

December 6, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Nathaniel Stern, UWM PSOA and Carol J Hirschmugl, UWM Physics. Tentatively titled “The World After Us,” Physics Professor Carol J Hirschmugl and Art and Design Professor Nathaniel Stern are working towards a multidiscplinary project that will hopefully have outcomes in the forms of…

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Art and Fair Use Workshop

December 15, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Please join us for a workshop that explores how artists (and everyone else) can reuse and transform materials to make new work, and how fair use does and doesn’t apply. Tomas Lipinksi, an expert in intellectual property law and Dean…

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February 2018

Lessons Learned: Panel Discussion of Process and Products by the First Cohort of the Collaborative Research Team Development Grants

February 16, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

UWM Office of Research

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“Working on It”: GIS and High Performance Computing

February 19, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Dan Siercks, L&S IT; Stephen Appel, UWM Libraries; Wei Xu, PhD candidate, Geography. Learn about progress (and obstacles) to developing a geocoder for big datasets, and how high performance computing has been put to use to enable research…

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Humanitarian Open Street Map Mapathon

February 23, 2018 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Led by the UWM GIS Club.

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March 2018

Data Visualization 101: Make Better Charts

March 2, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

With the trend toward collecting ever more data, it’s increasingly important to present that data effectively. Often, that means with a chart. This sessions reviews how to pick the right chart for your data and how to streamline that chart…

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Open Education Week at UWM: The Impact of Open Textbooks in Large Enrollment Courses

March 6, 2018 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Open textbook adoption can have a big impact in large courses. Students save the high cost of traditional introductory textbooks and gain the flexibility and access to high quality, mobile friendly version that can be adapted to specific course goals. Psychology…

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Data Visualization 102: Workshop Your Charts

March 9, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Discuss and improve your own visualization by working through the framework established in Data Visualization 101. Please bring a dataset with you to this workshop. Prior attendance at Data Visualization 101 strongly encouraged.

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Curating Your Online Presence

March 28, 2018 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Presented by Christopher Cantwell, UWM History Dept., and Jaclyn Kelly, Milwaukee Public Museum. How can you exercise some control over your online presence, especially if you are about to jump into the job market? How do your social media personas…

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Humanitarian Open Street Map Mapathon

March 30, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Led by the UWM GIS Club.

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April 2018

Look Here! How Artists Use Library Collections to Make New Work: A Panel Discussion

April 4, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Panel comprised of Look Here! Artists and UWM librarians. The Look Here! initiative asked artists from RedLine Community Art Studio and Peck School of the Arts to create projects that reimagine, transform, and engage with the objects in the UWM Libraries unique collections,…

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Digital Pedagogy Fair

April 10, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Jasmine Alinder, History; Chris Cantwell, History; Candance Doerr-Stevens, Education; Adam Hudson, SOIS; Krista-Lee Malone, Anthropology; Kris Purzycki, English; Arijit Sen, Architecture Are you curious about the possibilities for including a multi-modal or digital project in your class but wonder about…

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Cheap 3D Scanning Workshop

April 24, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dr. Gabriel Menotti, Lecturer in Editing and Multimedia at Ufes (Brazil), Fulbright Visiting Scholar at C21-UWM. This workshop introduces techniques for 3D scanning with photogrammetry, which employs regular photographic cameras and consumer-grade software. Participants will be able to explore the…

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Opportunities with High Performance Computing in the Humanities

April 26, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dan Siercks, L&S IT Learn how high performance computing resources can support research questions in the humanities - what is a neural neighbor and how can that concept help with humanities questions? what are the possibilities for working with historic…

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Humanitarian Open Street Map Mapathon

April 27, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Led by the UWM GIS Club. Map a task for people in need: Join coordinated humanitarian mapping projects by taking a task and mapping a part of the world in OpenStreetMap. Communities, organizations, and governments worldwide have access to these maps…

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Videographic Criticism: What is it, Why you should be doing it

April 27, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 Dr. Bridget Kies and Allain Daigle, UWM English. Join us for a workshop designed to introduce media scholars to the practice of videographic criticism. The workshop will provide an overview of video criticism models, free resources, and participants will engage…

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May 2018

Workshop: MUDs, MOOs, and Why They Still Matter

May 11, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Geoff Gimse and Kristopher Purzycki (English) In this workshop, participants will explore the so-called "multi-user dungeon" (MUD) and "MUD object-oriented" (MOO) not as a curiosities of computer gaming's golden age but rather as a digital community space that still offers…

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UWM Libraries Scholarly Communication Series: Beyond Journal Publishing

May 14, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

The UWM Libraries and SAGE Publishing invite you to "spice up" your summer research plans. Join us for lunch (compliments of SAGE Publishing), information and inspiration on getting started as an academic author through options Beyond Journal Publishing.  The workshop features a…

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July 2018

Talk: “An Ecological Approach to Interactivity”

July 13, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Andrew Goodman, "Flume," installation view, Blindside Gallery, 2016. Dimensions variable, fabric, wire, boards, Perspex, ultraviolet LEDs, generative sound, speakers, custom electronics. Image courtesy of the artist. Australian artist Andrew Goodman will discuss his recent artwork that attempts to ‘rethink’ interactivity…

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August 2018

Successful Strategies for Improving Student Research: Workshop

August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This continuing education session is designed to equip instructors with tools and strategies for improving student research projects. Participants are encouraged to bring a course assignment to workshop. Participants will learn of effective instructional approaches, design successful assessment strategies, and utilize resources…

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September 2018

Using Machines: The Tools We Use to Record Sound

September 18, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Workshop led by Jane Hampden Daly and Jeff Loomis from UWM Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies. The first in a new series, Sound Workshops, that will help launch the UWM Digital Humanities Lab's new Audio Studio.  

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Data Visualization 101: Make Better Charts

September 21, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

With the trend toward collecting ever more data, it’s increasingly important to present that data effectively. Often, that means with a chart. This session reviews how to pick the right chart for your data and how to streamline that chart…

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Data Visualization 201: Qualitative Data Visualization

September 28, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

While Data Visualization101 focuses on the more traditional quantitative data visualization, this workshop examines visualization options for qualitative information. No registration required.

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October 2018

Storyboarding and Making Scenes

October 3, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

A workshop led by Jane Hampden Daly from UWM Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies and Chris Cantwell from UWM Department of History. The second in a new series, Sound Workshops, helping to launch the UWM Digital Humanities Lab’s new Audio…

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Collecting Sound I: Collecting the Outdoors 

October 15, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

A workshop led by Steve Wetzel, UWM Peck School of the Arts, Department of Film. The third in a new series, Sound Workshops, helping to launch the UWM Digital Humanities Lab’s new Audio Studio.

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Collecting Sound II: Ambient Sound and Active Tape

October 22, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

A workshop led by Steve Wetzel, UWM Peck School of the Arts, Department of Film. The fourth in a new series, Sound Workshops, helping to launch the UWM Digital Humanities Lab’s new Audio Studio.

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The Business of Immersive Media

October 26, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join Christopher Willey, Director of the Immersive Media Lab at UWM, and J. Dietenberger, UWM Student Affairs Innovation & Technology Acceleration Program, for this timely discussion about the business drivers and community endeavors happening around augmented and immersive medias. How…

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November 2018

Bubbler Talk in the Digital Humanities Lab

November 12, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

“What’s got you scratching your head about the Milwaukee area? WUWM 89.7 FM – Milwaukee’s NPR series, Bubbler Talk, puts your curiosity front and center. You ask, we investigate, and together we unveil the answers.” The DH Lab welcomes WUWM’s Mitch…

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February 2019

Sounding the Humanities: Podcast Production, Writing, and Embodied Inquiry

February 14, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Steph Ceraso, Assistant Professor of Digital Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Virginia. Dr. Ceraso recently published Sounding Composition: Multimodal Pedagogies for Embodied Listening, where she proposes an expansive approach to teaching with sound through the concept of multimodal…

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Writing with Sound: Challenges and Rewards

February 15, 2019 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Bagels and a discussion especially geared toward instructors, faculty, and librarians, with Steph Ceraso,  Assistant Professor of Digital Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Virginia, about the challenges and rewards of "sonic pedagogy." Dr. Ceraso recently published Sounding Composition: Multimodal Pedagogies for…

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CANCELLED “Is This All Made of Light? An Introduction to the Immersive Media Lab”

February 19, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Presented by Chris Willey, lecturer in the Peck School of the Arts and Director of Immersive Media Lab in the Kenilworth Square East building. He will discuss the work and thinking behind the Immersive Media Lab, how…

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March 2019

Getting Started with Open Textbook

March 7, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Faculty and instructors can learn about Open Educational Resources and Open Textbook adoption in this introductory workshop. Amy Mangrich, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and Kristin Woodward, UWM Libraries, will present best practices for identifying open content and…

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Digital Humanities Teaching Fellows Panel and Open House

March 12, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join the Digital Humanities Lab's Teaching Fellows as they discuss their integration of DH methods and tools in their fall 2018 classes. Join us at 1:00 p.m. for an informal "open house" featuring projects and assignments; panel discussion at 2:00 p.m. 2018…

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What is Collaborative Ethnography? And how do you start doing it?

March 25, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Elizabeth Campbell, Appalachian State University, and Eric Lassiter, Marshall University. Campbell and Lassiter will introduce what collaborative ethnography is (and what it is not), cover contemporary fields of collaboration, briefly survey the different kinds and approaches to collaborative research,…

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Is This All Made of Light? An Introduction to the Immersive Media Lab

March 26, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Chris Willey Presented by Chris Willey, UWM Peck School of the Arts. Chris Willey is Director of Immersive Media Lab in the Kenilworth Square East building. He will discuss the work and thinking behind the Immersive Media Lab, how it all works,…

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May 2019

Podcasting Workshop with Liz Covart

May 1, 2019 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Liz Covart Join us to learn directly from podcasting expert Liz Covart about what it takes to make a great podcast that reflects on the past and speaks to the present. Liz Covart is Digital Projects Editor for the Omohundro…

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Ethics, Technology, and Human Rights

May 2, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Sabelo Mhlambi, Fellow, Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Carr Center for Human Rights. Technological advancements in fields such as Artificial Intelligence present significant ethical questions and implications for societies around the world. Join us…

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Academic Publishing with IEEE: A Breakfast Workshop

May 10, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 11:40 AM

IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology. This free breakfast session will highlight tools and specialized filters within the IEEE Xplore database and IEEE publishing tools to save you time and effort, and help to elevate…

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September 2019

Information Literacy Research Assignment Workshop

September 19, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

In this workshop, instructors will identify areas in which students struggle to reach the expected research outcomes in their course. Once these targets are clear, participants will workshop strategies for balancing the productive struggle we want students to experience in authentic research…

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October 2019

Editing Sound Part I

October 8, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Carrie Wade, UWM Libraries. Learn tips and tricks for editing and manipulating audio files to create professional-sounding narratives. Carrie Wade will demonstrate using the free sound editing software Audacity, but many of the techniques discussed are transferable to…

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Editing Sound Part 2

October 14, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Carrie Wade, UWM Libraries. Learn tips and tricks for editing and manipulating audio files to create professional-sounding narratives. Carrie Wade will demonstrate using the free sound editing software Audacity, but many of the techniques discussed are transferable to…

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The Tools We Use to Record Sound

October 21, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Jeff Loomis, Dept. of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies.

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Twitch Workshop

October 22, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presented by Kelly Brajevich, UWM English Dept.

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Getting Started with Open Textbooks: Workshop

October 23, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Faculty and instructors can learn about Open Educational Resources and Open Textbook adoption in this introductory workshop. Amy Mangrich, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Kristin Woodward, UWM Libraries, will present best practices for identifying open content and…

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Directions in DH: Queer Zine Archive Project

October 30, 2019 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Joyce Latham (SOIS) and Milo Miller (QZAP).

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November 2019

Making Scenes and Telling Stories

November 6, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Jane Hampden Daley (Dept. of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies) and Chris Cantwell (Dept. of History).

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Interviewing Subjects: Journalistic

November 13, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Jane Hampden Daley. Please join us to learn techniques for interviewing subjects for specific topics and events - journalism-style. Jane Hampden Daley is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies (JAMS). Before that, she…

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Interviewing Subjects: Oral Histories

November 20, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Nan Kim, Dept. of History.

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December 2019

Doing Public History Across Grassroots and Institutional Settings: Challenges and Opportunities

December 16, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A presentation from history PhD candidate Will Tchakirides connecting two public history projects he collaborated on during his time at UWM: “200 Nights of Freedom: Building the Milwaukee We Need” and “Stitching History from the Holocaust.” Drawing on these experiences,…

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