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Research Seminars & Workshops

2017-18 Seminars and Workshops Calendar

Through research seminars and workshops, the Center promotes sustained collaboration and dialogue across disciplinary lines. Please note that not all of these events are open to the public, and some may require an RSVP.

Past Events

April

Science, Nature, and Wonder in the Middle Ages

Public Symposium Science, Nature, and Wonder in the Middle Ages

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 1:00pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L150

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Sound Studies

Embodying Voices, Gendering Sound Christine Ehrick

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 10:00am University Club 212

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Applied Comics Kitchen!

"Feel"ed Work Cindi Katz

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 4:00pm 6131 Humanities Building. Note: Registration is required.

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Sound Studies

Vocal(izing) Gender: Women’s Golden Age Radio Voices in Argentina and Uruguay Christine Ehrick

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 4:00pm Vilas 3155

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Food Studies Network

Week-long residency Alicia Rios & Antoni Miralda

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 12:00am Varies

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Public Works

Where Have All the Leaders Gone? Michael Hardt

Public Humanities Programs Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 4:00pm 126 Memorial Library, 728 State Street

Leadership has become a conundrum that today's movements seem unable to solve, but the leadership problem in revolutionary and progressive movements is not entirely new. In this lecture, Hardt will use some examples from past theory and practice to situate and clarify some of the issues and alternatives involved in the organization of social movements today.  More

Food Studies Network

Faculty Research Forum Various

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, April 14, 2017 @ 9:00am 126 Memorial Library, 728 State Street

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Sound Studies

Reformatting an Industry: The Rise Podcasting as a Cultural Form and a Business Opportunity Adam Sachs

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 4:00pm Elvehjem L140

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Sound Studies

Saving New Sounds: Preserving Podcasts Adam Sachs

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 1:00pm Vilas Hall 4070

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Applied Comics Kitchen!

[Canceled] Black Comix, Social Justice, and Visual Ideologies John Jennings

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, April 6, 2017 @ 1:00pm 6131 Humanities Building. Note: Registration is required.

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Terra Incognita Art Series

Not Shutting Down: Staying Engaged in an Era of Environmental Loss (a Center for Culture, History and Environment Colloquium) William deBuys

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 12:00pm Helen C. White 7191

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Terra Incognita Art Series

Post-Genre Music Composition William Brittelle

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 7:00pm Humanities Building 2541

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A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Coral Psyches: Melville's Material Minds Branka Arsić

Guest Seminars Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 4:00pm Helen C. White 7191

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Terra Incognita Art Series

Performance Nestle, Brittelle, Joel Shanahan

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Sunday, April 2, 2017 @ 8:00pm Arts + Literature Laboratory, 2021 Winnebago St.

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Terra Incognita Art Series

The Colorado screening and post-film Q&A Murat Eyuboglu

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Sunday, April 2, 2017 @ 4:00pm Marquee Theater, Union South.

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March

Applied Comics Kitchen!

Poetry Comics Oliver Baez Bendorf

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, March 28, 2017 @ 1:00pm 6131 Humanities Building. Note: Registration is required.

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Food Studies Network

Potluck with Melissa Clark Melissa Clark

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 12:00pm Location TBA. NB: If interested in joining, contact foodstudiesnetwork@gmail.com

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Food Studies Network

Writing about Food Melissa Clark, Raphael Kadushin, and Michelle Wildgen

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 9:00am Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L140

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Sound Studies

The History of Sound as an Art – A 100 years’ Perspective Shawn Decker

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, March 15, 2017 @ 3:30pm Lathrop Hall (1050 University Ave.) Room 138 (first floor)

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Sound Studies

Current Sound Art Installations of Shawn Decker Shawn Decker

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, March 15, 2017 @ 11:00am 313 University Club

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Terra Incognita Art Series

Evolution of Ivanpah Solar Jamey Stillings

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, March 8, 2017 @ 7:00pm Madison Public Library, 201 Mifflin St. (3rd floor)

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Food Studies Network

Workshop: Practicing Prefigurative Politics Kenneth Bailey

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 5:30pm Registration Required. Contact mykelly@wisc.edu

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Food Studies Network

Brown Bag: Public Kitchen Kenneth Bailey

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 12:00pm Art Lofts Lounge, 111 N. Francis Street

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Food Studies Network

Public Lecture: DS4SI Survey Kenneth Bailey

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Monday, March 6, 2017 @ 5:00pm Elvehjem 140, 800 University Avenue

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Food Studies Network

Food Studies Collections on Campus: Menus and Cookbooks Food Studies Tours

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, March 3, 2017 @ 9:00am Wisconsin Historical Society and Steenbock Library

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February

Science, Nature, and Wonder in the Middle Ages

The Culture of Cheese in Medieval England Leslie Lockett

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 4:00pm Department of Art History, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L150

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Science, Nature, and Wonder in the Middle Ages

Workshop Leslie Lockett

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 12:00pm Department of Art History, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Hagen Room, Room 150

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Terra Incognita Art Series

What is Movement? Workshop Ayako Kato

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 17, 2017 @ 12:00pm Village Community Cohousing

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Terra Incognita Art Series

blue fish Ayako Kato

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, February 16, 2017 @ 7:30pm Arts & Literature Laboratory, 2021 Winnebago St.

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Sound Studies

Seminar with SoundStudies@UW Devon Powers

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 10, 2017 @ 10:00am University Club 212

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Sound Studies

Trends, Inc. (Public Lecture) Devon Powers

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, February 9, 2017 @ 4:00pm Vilas 3155 (enter Vilas from the Park and University ramp and walk past the elevators into the Instructional Media Center)

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January

Sound Studies

Seminar with SoundStudies@UW Neil Verma

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, January 27, 2017 @ 10:00am University Club 212

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Sound Studies

Radio Wrong Side Out: Anatomy and Geology of the Scream Neil Verma

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 4:00pm Vilas 4070

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November

Applied Comics Kitchen!

A Distillation of Method in Picture Form Veronica Berns

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 4:00pm 6131 Humanities Building

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Terra Incognita Art Series

Make Your Own Rock Shop of Wonders Stella Brown

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Saturday, November 12, 2016 @ 10:00am Madison Central Public Library, 201 Mifflin St. (Bubbler Room)

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Terra Incognita Art Series

Rock Shop of the Anthropocene Stella Brown

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, November 11, 2016 @ 5:00pm Science Hall, 550 N Park St. (front entry)

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Food Studies Network

Faculty Research Forum Various

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, November 11, 2016 @ 9:00am Orchard View Room, Discovery Building, 330 N Orchard St.

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Social Justice Visiting Scholar

Seminar: Insurrection and Communist Strategy Joshua Clover

Guest Seminars Wednesday, November 9, 2016 @ 12:20pm Havens Center for Social Justice Seminar Room, 8108 Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Drive

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Sound Studies

Sound Studies 2016-17 Kick Off Jerome Camal

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, November 8, 2016 @ 3:30pm 313 University Club Building

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Science, Nature, and Wonder in the Middle Ages

Medieval Islamic Art between Cosmic Frame and Human Agency Persis Berlekamp

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 4:00pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L150

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Science, Nature, and Wonder in the Middle Ages

Workshop Persis Berlekamp

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 12:00pm The Hagen Room, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building

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Sound Studies

A New Origin Narrative: African American and Latina/o Histories in an Age of Neoliberal Crisis Paul Ortiz

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, November 1, 2016 @ 3:11pm Varies

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October

Terra Incognita Art Series

Borrowing Limulus: the multi-kingdom ingredient Helen J. Bullard

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 5:00pm 110 Science Hall

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Felix Reading Series

A Poetry Reading by Stephen Burt Stephen Burt

Guest Seminars Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 4:00pm 126 Memorial Library, 728 State Street

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Public Works

Bringing the Elites to the Masses: Shamus Khan on Writing Beyond Academia Shamus Khan

Public Humanities Programs Friday, October 21, 2016 @ 12:00pm 313 University Club

Sociologist Shamus Khan studies high society and the exclusive private boarding schools that have shaped generations of the rich and powerful. But his writing on this research has reached very broad audiences, from the New York Times and the New Yorker to Time magazine. In this brownbag conversation, he'll share his own experiences of writing for larger publics as well as discuss the hows and whys of doing so.  More

Applied Comics Kitchen!

Unflattening Nick Sousanis

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 4:00pm 6131 Humanities Building

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Public Works

Pitching Public Culture: Writing for Scholarly Audiences Shamus Khan

Public Humanities Programs Wednesday, October 19, 2016 @ 12:00pm 313 University Club

When Shamus Khan took over as the editor of Public Culture in 2015, he outlined his editorial vision in an interview: scholarly rigor and clear writing. In this brownbag conversation, Khan will talk about what he's looking for at Public Culture, from how to pitch your idea to how to polish your writing, as well as his thoughts on the state of academic writing more broadly.  More

Applied Comics Kitchen!

Graphic Journalism Jonathan Guyer

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 4:00pm 6131 Humanities Building

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Food Studies Network

Jama y carcomilla: gastronomía y revolución en Cuba Antonio José Ponte

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Monday, October 10, 2016 @ 5:00pm 313 University Club Building

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Terra Incognita Art Series

Bearings Rob Lundberg

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, October 7, 2016 @ 7:00pm Madison Central Public Library, 2nd Floor, 201 W. Mifflin St.

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September

Food Studies Network

Peddlers, Police, & Power 1906 vs 2016: Queens Migrant Kitchen Series Sarah Khan

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, September 30, 2016 @ 10:00am 313 University Club Building

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Applied Comics Kitchen!

Picture This: A Graphic Medicine Workshop Susan Squier

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, September 27, 2016 @ 11:00am 6131 Humanities Building

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Science, Nature, and Wonder in the Middle Ages

Fantastic Inventions: Mechanical Marvels in Medieval Histories of Troy Elly Truitt

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, September 23, 2016 @ 3:00pm L150 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building

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Science, Nature, and Wonder in the Middle Ages

Workshop & Discussion Elly Truitt

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, September 23, 2016 @ 12:00pm The Hagen Room, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building

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HEX Program

Warrior Book Club Molly Harris and the Wisconsin Veteran’s Museum

Public Humanities Programs Wednesday, September 21, 2016 @ 7:00pm Wisconsin Veteran's Museum, 3rd Floor, 30 W. Mifflin St.

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Food Studies Network

Organizational Meeting Food Studies Network

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, September 9, 2016 @ 11:00am 212 University Club Building

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August

Food Studies Network

Nyamnyam Residency 2016 Ariadna Rodriguez and Iñaki Alvarez

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Monday, August 29, 2016 @ 12:00am Varies

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May

Digital Humanities Research Network

DHRN Year-End Party DHRN

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, May 10, 2016 @ 4:30pm Smitty's Study Pub, Fluno Center, 601 University Avenue

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Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

IN MEDIAS RES: THE LOCAL AND THE GLOBAL IN THE MIDDLE AGES A Symposium

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, May 6, 2016 @ 11:00am 6191 Helen C. White Hall

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April

Sound Studies

Workshop: Located Sounds: The Place of Sound in Research Ben Aslinger

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 10:00am University Club 313

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Will Africa Feed China? Deborah Bräutigam

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 6:00pm The Law School, Room 5246

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Sound Studies

Not Simply Sweet Nothings: Sound Technologies, Queerness, and Intimacy Ben Aslinger

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 4:00pm Vilas 4028

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Digital Humanities Research Network

DHRN

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, April 26, 2016 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Disability Studies/Disability Activism

Sexual Liberation in a Bubble: Disability, Sexuality, and Teen TV Julie Passanante Elman

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, April 26, 2016 @ 4:00pm 6191 Helen C. White Hall

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Perception & Cognition

Prediction Error Minimization for Perception and Beyond Jakob Hohwy

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, April 21, 2016 @ 6:00pm 5181 Helen C. White

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Fête des artistes: An evening celebrating Madison-based design, inspired by agnès b. A pop-up hosted by Drunk Lunch

Public Humanities Programs Thursday, April 21, 2016 @ 5:30pm 807 E Johnson St

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Sound Studies

Making Radiolab: An Audio Storytelling Workshop with Soren Wheeler Soren Wheeler

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, April 20, 2016 @ 4:00pm Student Activity Center, Caucus Room (4204)

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Chinese and Nigerian Textile Manufacture and Trade Elisha Renne

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, April 20, 2016 @ 12:00pm 206 Ingraham Hall

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Gender and Big Data: Finding or Making Stereotypes? Laura Mandell

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, April 15, 2016 @ 4:00pm SLIS Commons, 4207 Helen C. White Hall

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Sound Studies

A Conversation with Gene DeAnna Gene DeAnna

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, April 13, 2016 @ 4:00pm University Club Room 313

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A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

More Ways to Do the Charleston: Music, Diaspora, and the Mood of Distance Brent Hayes Edwards

Guest Seminars Friday, April 8, 2016 @ 4:00pm 6191 Helen C. White

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March

Digital Humanities Research Network

Data Praxis in the Humanities Thomas Padilla

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, March 29, 2016 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Libraries and the Digital Humanities: Familiar Roles, New Possibilities Thomas Padilla

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, March 29, 2016 @ 12:00pm 126 Memorial Library

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Art + Scholarship

Untitled (Just Kidding) A Film/Performance by Jesse Malmed

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Saturday, March 12, 2016 @ 1:00pm Madison Public Library Central Branch, 3rd floor

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Art + Scholarship

Participatory Workshop and Artist Talk Luis Armando Ordaz Gutiérrez

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 12:00am

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Digital Humanities Research Network

These Canoes Carry Culture: The Intersection of Public and Digital Humanities Marcus Cederström and Colin Connors

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, March 8, 2016 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

China and Africa: An Evolving Relationship David H. Shinn

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ 4:00pm 5246 Law School

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Hizmet in Africa: The Gülen Movement David H. Shinn

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ 1:00pm 280 C Science Hall

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The Future of the Earth Christophe Bonneuil, Frédéric Neyrat, and Paul Robbins

Guest Seminars Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ 12:30pm University Club, Room 313

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February

Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

Celestial & Poetic Bodies: ‘Abbas Ibn Firnas & Cordoban Spaces of Science (Public Lecture) Glaire D. Anderson

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 26, 2016 @ 4:00pm L140 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building

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Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

Workshop with Pre-circulated Reading for Graduate Students and Interested Faculty Glaire D. Anderson

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 26, 2016 @ 10:30am L170 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building

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A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Publishing in the Humanities: Projects, Proposals, Pragmatics Eric Zinner

Guest Seminars Wednesday, February 24, 2016 @ 3:00pm 212 University Club

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Perception & Cognition

Getting Perception to Do What We Want Robert Goldstone

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, February 24, 2016 @ 12:00pm 6191 Helen C. White

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Digital Humanities Research Network

The eSaga Project: Mediating Medieval Narratives with Oral, Textual, and Digital Technologies Colin Conors

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, February 23, 2016 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Who Needs the Village? Rural-Urban Migration and Linkages in Northeastern Madagascar Laura M. Tilghman

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 19, 2016 @ 3:30pm 180 Science Hall

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A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Globalization Meets Decolonization: The Urban Linkage, 1940s-70s Cyrus Schayegh

Guest Seminars Friday, February 19, 2016 @ 2:00pm 313 University Club

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Art + Scholarship

Public Humanities & Community Arts Emily Clark, Elizabeth Scheer, and Mckenna Kohlberg

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 19, 2016 @ 2:00pm 3255 College Library

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Mandehandeha Mahita Raha: New Immigrant Destinations and Madagascar’s Pivot to China Laura M. Tilghman

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, February 17, 2016 @ 12:00pm 206 Ingraham Hall

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Middle Modernity Group Discussion with Iain McCalman Iain McCalman

Guest Seminars Tuesday, February 16, 2016 @ 12:00pm University Club 313

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Disability Studies/Disability Activism

Listening to Students with Disabilities: Cultivating a Campus of Responsive Agents (Public Lecture) Tara Wood

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 12, 2016 @ 3:30pm 6191 Helen C. White

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Sound Studies

Sound Studies and Digital Humanities Publishing: A Roundtable Discussion Jennifer Stoever

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 12, 2016 @ 12:30pm 313 University Club Building

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Disability Studies/Disability Activism

Workshop for Instructors: Access-centered Pedagogy: Navigating "Advantage," Standards, and Instructor-Ethos Tara Wood

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, February 12, 2016 @ 12:00pm 6172 Helen C. White

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Sound Studies

The Sonic Color-Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening (Public Lecture) Jennifer Stoever

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, February 11, 2016 @ 4:00pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L140

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A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

"Little Mothers" and "Robust Babies": Motherhood, Breastfeeding, and Childrearing Literature in 20th Century Brazil Victoria Langland

Guest Seminars Wednesday, February 10, 2016 @ 4:00pm 313 University Club Building

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Archiving Web Materials Samantha Abrams

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Reading East-Asian Characters in Francophone African Films Marie Helene Koffi-Tessio

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 12:00pm 1418 Van Hise

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January

A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Rape as a Practice of War: Toward a Typology of Political Violence Elisabeth Wood

Guest Seminars Thursday, January 28, 2016 @ 12:00pm 422 North Hall

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Building Undergraduate DH: A Conversation with Chuck Ryback Chuck Rybak

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, January 26, 2016 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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December

Perception & Cognition

Perception and Social Consciousness (Public Lecture) Susanna Siegel

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, December 16, 2015 @ 3:30pm 6191 Helen C. White

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Data Janitoring Martin Mueller

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, December 8, 2015 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Disability Studies/Disability Activism

Workshop with Robert McRuer Robert McRuer

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, December 8, 2015 @ 10:00am 313 University Club Building

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Disability Studies/Disability Activism

Cultural Locations of Crip Theory (Public Lecture) Robert McRuer

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Monday, December 7, 2015 @ 4:00pm 6191 Helen C. White

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Sound Studies

Sound Archives Sound Resources and Archives on Campus

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, December 4, 2015 @ 2:00pm Mills Music Library Meeting Room, B162 Memorial Library

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Public Works Seminar

Translating Scholarship for Grants and Popular Audiences Eric Cline

Public Humanities Programs Friday, December 4, 2015 @ 12:00pm University Club, Room 313

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Beyond the Spreadsheet: Conceptualizing Sustainability Kristin Eschenfelder

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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November

Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Messy Aid: The Geopolitical Implications of Chinese Engagement in Africa’s Energy Sectors May Tan-Mullins

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Monday, November 23, 2015 @ 4:00pm Science Hall Room 444

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Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

Placemaking in the Manuscripts of Marco Polo’s Travel Account (Public Lecture) Markus Cruse

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, November 20, 2015 @ 4:00pm 7191 Helen C. White

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Sound Studies

Sound, Communities, Archives Matt Gilchrist, Tom Keegan, and Jeremy Morris

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, November 20, 2015 @ 2:00pm Media Studio B (2242B), College Library

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Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

Workshop with Pre-circulated Reading for Graduate Students and Interested Faculty Markus Cruse

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, November 20, 2015 @ 10:30am 7191 Helen C. White

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Regular Workshop Meeting DHRN

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, November 17, 2015 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Public Works Seminar

Law and Literature in the Public Sphere Jeannie Suk

Public Humanities Programs Friday, November 13, 2015 @ 12:00pm University Club, Room 313

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Disability Studies/Disability Activism

Works-in-Process Meet Up

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, November 13, 2015 @ 10:00am Sterling Hall 3331

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Braving Borders: Congolese Trader Women’s Sojourns to China (Public Lecture) Lesley Nicole Braun

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, November 11, 2015 @ 4:00pm 8417 Social Science Building

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Sound Studies

Sound Session #1 UW Researchers

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, November 6, 2015 @ 2:00pm Media Studio B (2242B), College Library

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Workshop on the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) and Digital Humanities Project Toolkit Peter Gorman and Bronwen Masemann

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, November 3, 2015 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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October

Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

Mount Joy: Emotions, Vistas, and Medieval Mountaineering in the Holy Land (Public Lecture) Anthony Bale

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, October 23, 2015 @ 4:00pm 7191 Helen C. White

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Disability Studies/Disability Activism

Our Future is Practice: Practice Yields the Sharpest Analysis and Clearest Vision Forward (Public Lecture) Mia Mingus

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, October 23, 2015 @ 4:00pm 1310 Sterling Hall

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Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

Workshop with Pre-circulated Reading for Graduate Students and Interested Faculty Anthony Bale

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, October 23, 2015 @ 10:30am 7190 Helen C. White

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Continents in Motion: How Today's China-Africa Encounter Came About and What it Means for the World (Public Lecture) Howard French

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, October 22, 2015 @ 7:00pm AT&T Lounge, First Floor, Pyle Center

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Disability Studies/Disability Activism

Brownbag Talk on Disability Justice Mia Mingus

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, October 22, 2015 @ 11:00am 7191 Helen C. White

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Lightning Presentations Mark Vareschi and Morgan Lemmer-Webber

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, October 20, 2015 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Public Works Seminar

The Art of Radio: Making Scholarly Voices Public Craig Eley and Steve Paulson

Public Humanities Programs Tuesday, October 20, 2015 @ 4:00pm University Club, Room 313

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Sound Studies

A Resonant Boom: Supersonic Flight, Psychoacoustics, and Environmental Sound Craig Eley

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, October 15, 2015 @ 4:00pm Vilas 4028

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Workshop on Text Digitization and Curation Deidre Stuffer

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, October 6, 2015 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Humanities Without Boundaries Seminar

Dreams, Fictions, and Realities Bernard Stiegler and Frédéric Neyrat

Guest Seminars Tuesday, October 6, 2015 @ 12:00pm University Club, Room 313

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Sound Studies

Sound Studies Meetup Planning Workshop

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, October 2, 2015 @ 3:30pm Media Studio B (2242B), College Library

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Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago (2013) Film Screening

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, October 2, 2015 @ 3:00pm 7191 Helen C. White

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Workshop: Discussion of Chinese Identity Politics and South African Society Gay Seidman

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, October 1, 2015 @ 4:00pm 313 University Club Building

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Art + Scholarship

The Return of Chicken Woman: Linda Mary Montano Flies Home Linda Mary Montano

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, October 1, 2015 @ 12:00pm

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September

Disability Studies/Disability Activism

Workshop Kick-Off Event

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, September 29, 2015 @ 5:30pm Der Stiftskeller, Memorial Union

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Sound Studies

Discussion: "Musical Ecologies in a Damaged World" Peter Cusack

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Wednesday, September 23, 2015 @ 12:00pm 212 University Club Building

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Sound Studies

Sonic Journalism: Sounds from Dangerous Places (Public Lecture) Peter Cusack

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, September 22, 2015 @ 5:00pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L140

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Workshop on Communities of Practice Chris Lupton

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, September 22, 2015 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

The Fetish of Al-Andalus (Public Lecture) Jacques Lezra

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, September 18, 2015 @ 4:00pm 7191 Helen C. White

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Post-colonial Consciousness: Representations of China in Africa

Workshop on Chinese Presence and its Impacts on Africa Edward Friedman and Kevin Wamalwa

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, September 18, 2015 @ 12:00pm 280C, Science Hall (Geography Library, Hartshorne Room)

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Imagines Mundi: The Global Middle Ages

Workshop with Pre-circulated Reading for Graduate Students and Interested Faculty Jacques Lezra

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, September 18, 2015 @ 10:30am 7190 Helen C. White

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Sound Studies

Workshop: Sound Pedagogy: A Seminar for Sound Teaching Jonathan Sterne

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Friday, September 18, 2015 @ 10:00am 212 University Club Building

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Sound Studies

The Strange Case of Missile Mail: A Drone Archaeology (Public Lecture) Jonathan Sterne

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, September 17, 2015 @ 4:00pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L140

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Sound Studies

Histories of Sound, Media and Signal Processing (Brown Bag Discussion) Jonathan Sterne

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Thursday, September 17, 2015 @ 12:30pm 8411 Social Sciences Building

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Digital Humanities Research Network

Sustaining Digital Humanities Fall 2015 Kick-Off

Borghesi-Mellon Workshops Tuesday, September 8, 2015 @ 4:00pm Memorial Library Commons, Room 460

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May

Humanities without Boundaries Seminar

Critical Witnesses: Thierry Cruvellier and Alfredo Jaar in Conversation Thierry Cruvellier and Alfredo Jaar

Guest Seminars Friday, May 1, 2015 @ 10:00am Chazen Museum Auditorium

Together for the first time, artist Alfredo Jaar and journalist Cruvellier will address the task of 'presenting the unpresentable' to which each has devoted his life's work.  More

April

Public Humanities Symposium

The Rise and Fall and Rise of Paramount Records Jeremy Morris, Dean Blackwood, Craig Eley, Amanda Petrusich, and more

Public Humanities Programs Thursday, April 23, 2015 @ 12:00am Multiple Locations

Three days of music, conversation, and hands-on workshops marking the release of Third Man and Revenant records' box set of American music from Paramount Records.  More

A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Spiritual Governance: The Chaplain as Priest of the Secular Winnifred Sullivan

Guest Seminars Thursday, April 9, 2015 @ 5:30pm University Club, Room 313 (432 E. Campus Mall)

This talk explores how chaplaincy works in the United States--and in particular how it sits uneasily at the intersection of law and religion, spiritual care, and government regulation.   More

Public Works Seminar

Global Humanities and the Problem of the 'Public': An Antipodean Perspective Debjani Ganguly

Public Humanities Programs Wednesday, April 8, 2015 @ 4:00pm University Club Building, Room 313

Debjani Ganguly will address the political economy of the global in the way that it impacts the functioning of humanities in contemporary Australia.  More

March

Public Works Seminar

Design and the Public Humanities Julia Reinhard Lupton

Public Humanities Programs Friday, March 13, 2015 @ 12:00pm Banquet Room, University Club Building

Shakespeare scholar and DIY designer Julia Lupton talks about the role of branding, story-telling, and a girl named Helvetica in humanities scholarship, teaching, advocacy, and creative life.  More

February

Public Works Seminar

Art in the Social Realm Laura Anderson Barbata

Public Humanities Programs Tuesday, February 17, 2015 @ 4:00pm Room 313, University Club Building

Barbata will focus on collaboration, local and broad-based community engagement, and the role of the arts in public discourse and social change.  More

December

Humanities Without Boundaries Seminar

Mise-en-Scène: A Conversation with Alain Badiou and Frédéric Neyrat Alain Badiou and Frédéric Neyrat

Guest Seminars Thursday, December 11, 2014 @ 4:00pm 140 Science Hall

Philosophers Alain Badiou and Frédéric Neyrat host a conversation about the affects at stake in art, politics, and philosophy.  More

Humanities Without Boundaries Seminar

Havens Center Open Seminar with Alain Badiou Alain Badiou (Open Seminar)

Guest Seminars Thursday, December 11, 2014 @ 12:20pm 8180 Social Sciences Building

This seminar with Alain Badiou will focus on his article, "The Communist Hypothesis" from the New Left Review.  More

November

Public Works Seminar

Moving Beyond Plan B: Humanities Careers Outside Academia Anthony Grafton and Sara Guyer

Public Humanities Programs Thursday, November 13, 2014 @ 4:00pm University Club, Room 313

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October

Public Works Seminar

Two Guys in a Van: Image, Text, and the Pleasures and Perils of Collaboration Brad Zellar

Public Humanities Programs Tuesday, October 28, 2014 @ 4:00pm University Club, Room 313

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Public Works Seminar

New-Form Scholarship and the Public Digital Humanities Jesse Stommel

Public Humanities Programs Tuesday, October 7, 2014 @ 4:00pm University Club, Room 313

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May

Humanities Hackathon

Lending, Owning, and Describing Digital Media Yahara Music Library

Guest Seminars Thursday, May 1, 2014 @ 3:00pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building, 330 North Orchard Street

Madison Public Library and tech startup, Murfie, are working together to create the Yahara Music Library, a licensing and content delivery platform for local music. Participants will be introduced to the objectives and the mechanics of the project, and work together to imagine and sketch out ways to use, extend, and connect to this collection and its underlying platform.  More

April

Humanities Hackathon

Global Literary Networks: Exploring Modernist Style and Influence at the Macro-Scale Hoyt Long

Guest Seminars Thursday, April 10, 2014 @ 3:00pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St.

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March

Humanities Hackathon

Trails Forward: Designing Games for Learning & Learning from Games WID’s Games+Learning+Society Group

Guest Seminars Thursday, March 13, 2014 @ 3:00pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St.

Games+Learning+Society is a group of researchers, game developers, and government/industry leaders who investigate how games operate, transform learning, and affect society.  More

February

Humanities Without Boundaries Seminar

A Roundtable with Philosopher and Musicologist Peter Szendy and UW Faculty On Music, Philosophy, and Media

Guest Seminars Friday, February 28, 2014 @ 10:30am Room 313 University Club Building (432 E. Campus Mall)

How do even the most groan-inducing "earworms" shape our everyday experience? Join philosopher and musicologist Peter Szendy and a panel of UW-Madison faculty for an informal roundtable on the theory, production, dissemination, and global dominance of the hit song.  More

Humanities Hackathon

Campus Debate: Building a Social Media Platform for Student Debates Paul Hansen

Guest Seminars Thursday, February 13, 2014 @ 3:00pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building, 330 North Orchard Street

Campus Debate, a start-up company founded by a UW-Madison graduate student, is building a participatory, web-based platform to host a series of competitive student debates between different universities.  More

December

HEX Program Presentation

KidShare Screening: Digital Storytelling from Truax Alexandra Rudnick and the Madison Children’s Museum

Public Humanities Programs Tuesday, December 17, 2013 @ 4:00pm Madison Children's Museum, 100 N. Hamilton St.

Join us for the debut of student filmmakers from the East Madison and Meadowood Community Centers.  More

Public Humanities Fellow Presentation

Self-Publishing Basics

Public Humanities Programs Saturday, December 14, 2013 @ 1:00pm Room 302, Madison Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St.

Join a team of librarians and published authors for a workshop that will introduce you to the basics of self publishing online. Learn about free tools that you can use to turn your work into an eBook.  More

HEX Program Presentation

Zine Workshop Elizabeth Barr (Communication Arts) and Students from Malcolm Shabazz Alternative High School

Public Humanities Programs Saturday, December 7, 2013 @ 9:30am Bubbler Room, Madison Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St.

Malcolm Shabazz High School students who have been participating in a semester-long zine workshop will facilitate a workshop at the Madison Public Library.   More

Humanities Hackathon

Sound Arguments with Sonic Eloquence Eddie Lee and Jim Brown

Guest Seminars Thursday, December 5, 2013 @ 3:00pm 3rd Floor Teaching Lab, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 North Orchard Street

How can we measure, represent, analyze, and compare instances of sonic eloquence? Eddie Lee at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery's Center for Complexity and Collective Computation and Jim Brown, faculty in the Composition & Rhetoric department offer one possibility. With a tool called Sound Arguments we can represent audio clips in multiple ways in an attempt to understand the persuasive dimensions of sound.  More

November

Panel Discussion Publishing in the Humanities: Projects, Proposals, Pragmatics

Guest Seminars Thursday, November 14, 2013 @ 4:00pm Banquet Room, University Club

Working on your first book? Second book? Submitting essays to referred journals? Have questions about the publishing process and/or the state of academic publishing?Join editors from Fordham University Press and the University of Wisconsin Press along with members of UW-Madison faculty to discuss publishing issues.  More

Humanities Hackathon

Text Mining with the MALLET Toolkit David Mimno

Guest Seminars Thursday, November 7, 2013 @ 3:00pm 3rd Floor Teaching Lab, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 North Orchard Street

This workshop will include both an explanation of how to use text as data, as well as a practical hands-on session using the Mallet text mining toolkit. David Mimno will discuss his work building reliable topic-mining methodologies for humanists.  More

October

Humanities Without Boundaries Seminar

A Conversation with Jill Lepore and Robert Storr Public History/Public Criticism

Guest Seminars Friday, October 25, 2013 @ 10:00am 4th Floor Multipurpose Room, UW Hillel Foundation Building

Join New Yorker essayist Jill Lepore and curator and critic Robert Storr for an informal conversation about writing beyond academia.   More

March

Humanities Hackathon

Raiding and Trading Approaches to Data Carrie Roy and David Krakauer

Guest Seminars Thursday, March 14, 2013 @ 3:00pm 3rd Floor Teaching Lab, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 North Orchard Street

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