Upcoming Events & Dates

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 1:00pm
What is R? It is a versatile software application used in the field of digital humanities to analyze and visualize literary data.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 4:00pm
Learn more about the Humanities Without Walls Alternative Academic Career Summer Workshop for Pre-Doctoral Students in the Humanities. Teresa Mangum will provide background about this new opportunity and answer questions about the application process and what selected fellows can expect during the three-week workshop.  
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 3:00pm
Dr. Marin Wood presents "The Malleable PhD: Expanding career pathways in the humanities and social sciences".  This graduate student workshop will feature guest speaker Dr. Maren Wood who will be discussing the current academic job market and career paths outside the academy.  Registration details and more information can be found here.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:00am
Maren Wood, founder of Lilli Research Group, presents a faculty workshop that addresses ways in which faculty can help graduate students prepare for the rapidly changing job market.  This one-hour workshop is also offered from 1:30-2:30pm on Tuesday, October 21.  Registration information and more details can be found here.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 1:30pm
Maren Wood, founder of Lilli Research Group, presents a faculty workshop that addresses ways in which faculty can help graduate students prepare for the rapidly changing job market.  This one-hour workshop is also offered from 11:00am-12:00pm on Tuesday, October 21.  Registration information and more details can be found here.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 3:00pm
Nathan Platte (Assistant Professor of Musicology in the UI School of Music) will lead a discussion on opera and film (readings will be distributed to participants before the meeting).
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
Technology designers are changing the way cognitive processes work in people who use the technologies they design: from perception to memory, attention, learning, communication, and social cognition. In fact, we may be seeing the beginnings of one of the largest shifts in cognition brought about by technology, perhaps even bigger than the changes brought by handwriting and mathematical notation.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 5:30pm
Presented by Professor of Voice in School of Music Katherine Eberle, this talk is in conjunction with the Met showing of Bizet's Carmen. Coordinated with selected operas from the Met Live in HD cinecasts, "The Metropolitan Opera in Iowa" talks begin at 5:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
Friday, November 7, 2014 (All day)
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
Dr. John Spencer (Psychology, CLAS) will  talk about a recent National Science Foundation workshop of the same title. The workshop, held October 2-3 in Washington, DC, brings together leading theorists and practitioners of "civic science" to refine and enrich this concept through the lens of civic agency. Civic agency highlights the political (not partisan) nature of science - science as a powerful source of knowledge for action in the world that negotiates a shared democratic way of life.

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