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January 2017

Panel: Social Media and the Modern Academic

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Snell Library (Room 90, Basement), 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Come join a conversation about social media and the "modern" academic with NULab faculty Moya Bailey, Ryan Cordell, and David Lazer. This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to register. Light refreshments will be served.

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February 2017

Workshop: Grant Writing for Graduate Students

February 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States
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Join us for the first spring NULab Fellows workshop: Grant Writing for Graduate Students, hosted by Julia Flanders.

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Talk: Can We at Least Agree on Science?

February 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
11th Floor, 177 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Please join us for a talk by Michael Macy, Goldwin Smith Professor of Arts and Sciences, Cornell, “Can We at Least Agree on Science?” This event is co-sponsored with Northeastern University's NetSI department. There will be a reception prior to the talk beginning at 2:30pm; the talk will start at 3:00pm. Title: Can We at Least Agree on Science Abstract: Recent surveys show that public confidence in science remains high, yet sizable numbers of Americans reject scientific conclusions regarding evolution (42%), climate change (33%),…

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Speed Data-ing

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Curry Student Center, 346
Boston, MA United States
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Join the NULab Fellows for “Speed Data-ing”: an event for dataset-sharing. This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to register. Light refreshments will be served.

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Workshop: Introduction to TEI

February 17 @ 9:00 am - February 18 @ 5:00 pm
422 Snell Library, 360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Dissatisfied with Google Books? Curious about digital formats that can communicate scholarly ideas? This seminar offers an intensive exploration of scholarly text encoding, aimed at an audience of humanities scholars, archivists, and digital humanists. We focus on the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) Guidelines, a magnificent but complex language for representing digital scholarship and the gold standard for rigor in digital texts. Through a combination of hands-on practice, presentation, and discussion, participants will work through the essentials of TEI markup and…

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Talk: Bayesian Poisson Tensor Decomposition for International Relations

February 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
11th Floor, 177 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Please join us for a talk by guest speaker Hanna Wallach, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research NYC and Adjunct Associate Professor, UMass Amherst. This event is co-sponsored with NetSI and will be followed by a conversation with the speaker for graduate students. Title: Bayesian Poisson Tensor Decomposition for International Relations Abstract: Like their inhabitants, countries interact with one another: they consult, negotiate, trade, threaten, and fight. These interactions are seldom uncoordinated. Rather, they are connected by a fabric of overlapping communities, such…

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March 2017

Conference: Prospects for policy interventions: understanding fake news and misinformation on the Internet

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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“Prospects for policy interventions: understanding fake news and misinformation on the Internet,” co-sponsored with the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based at Harvard Kennedy School. More details to follow very soon.

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Panel: Feminist Methods in Digital Spaces

March 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Snell Library (Room 90, Basement), 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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A panel and discussion featuring: Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University Carla Brodley, Professor and Dean of the College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University Gillian Smith, Assistant Professor of Game Design, Northeastern University Jacqueline Wernimont, founding co-Director of the HS Collab and Assistant Professor of English, Arizona State University. This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community,…

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Talk: From One Drop to One Percent: The Impact of DNA Ancestry Tests on the Worldview of White Supremacists

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
909 Renaissance Park, Boston, MA United States + Google Map

A talk by Joan Donovan, Postdoctoral Fellow at The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Title: From One Drop to One Percent: The Impact of DNA Ancestry Tests on the Worldview of White Supremacists About the Speaker: Advances in population genetics and the direct-to-consumer marketing of DNA ancestry tests are challenging how groups fashion and maintain their identities. Most commonly, researchers focus on how Native Americans and African Americans’…

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Workshop: Building Digital Feminist Communities

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States
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Jacqueline Wernimont, founding co-Director of the HS Collab and assistant professor of English at Arizona State University will host a workshop on “Building Digital Feminist Communities.” This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to register.  

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Conference: Keeping the Public Sphere Open

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
310 Renaissance Park, Boston, MA United States + Google Map

Join us for the NULab spring conference: “Keeping the Public Sphere Open.” This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please RSVP to sa.connellnortheasternedu by March 20, 2017.  

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April 2017

Workshop: Introduction to TEI Customization

April 7 @ 9:00 am - April 8 @ 5:00 pm
422 Snell Library, 360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Since the release in 2007 of the most recent version of TEI (P5), TEI users have had a very different relationship to the TEI Guidelines. Unlike previous versions, TEI P5 does not exist in a “default” or “vanilla” state: any TEI schema used in a text encoding project must be generated from the TEI source and involves some degree of choice and selection. When properly planned, the TEI customization process can make a huge difference to the efficiency of a…

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Workshop: Introduction to RELAX NG and Schema Planning

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States
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This is an informal WWP workshop held on two dates (April 13 and 20); please email wwpnortheasternedu if you would like to attend. For more on RELAX NG, please see: http://relaxng.org/

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Workshop: Gephi

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
422 Snell Library, 360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Join Devin Gaffney for a workshop on Gephi hosted by the NULab Fellows. This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to register.

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Workshop: Introduction to RELAX NG and Schema Planning

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States
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This is an informal WWP workshop held on two dates (April 13 and 20); please email wwpnortheasternedu if you would like to attend. For more on RELAX NG, please see: http://relaxng.org/

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