Join TMAC on 3/6 for a Forum on “Alternative Facts”

The Teaching Matters and Assessment Center (TMAC) will host “Alternative Facts? A Forum on Speech and Politics in a Post-Truth Era” on Monday, March 6th, from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in 401 Penn.  Featured panelists include: Dr. James Brown, Director of the Digital Studies Center and Assistant Professor of English; Dr. Jean-Louis Hippolyte, Associate … Continue reading Join TMAC on 3/6 for a Forum on “Alternative Facts”

Learn How ‘Big Data’ is Changing Political Campaigns on 3/1

The Department of Political Science and the Digital Studies Center will co-host, “How is ‘Big Data’ Changing Political Campaigns: A Conversation with Tom Bonier” on Wednesday, March 1st, from 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., in 401 Penn.  All are welcome to this free event.  Tom Bonier, chief executive officer at TargetSmart, a data, technology, and … Continue reading Learn How ‘Big Data’ is Changing Political Campaigns on 3/1

Moral Philosopher Peter Singer to Give Lecture 11/22

The moral philosopher Peter Singer, author of the books The Life You can Save and The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas about Living Ethically, will be on campus Tuesday, November 22nd, to discuss the effective altruism movement and how it can make a difference to the world.  His talk will begin at 3 … Continue reading Moral Philosopher Peter Singer to Give Lecture 11/22

Digital Studies Major and Minor Info Session on 10/12

The Digital Studies Center is hosting a Welcome Reception and Information Session for the new digital studies major and minor on Wednesday, October 12th, during the free period in Fine Arts 215 (the ModLab).  All are welcome to this event.  Lunch will be served.

EGSA Will Sponsor “Beyond Boundaries” Conference on 3/11

The English Graduate Student Association, in conjunction with the Department of English and the Digital Studies Center, will present the conference “Beyond Boundaries: New Spaces for Constructing, Creating, and Composing” on Friday, March 11th, from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.The conference’s keynote speakers are Samantha Gorman and Danny Cannizzaro, … Continue reading EGSA Will Sponsor “Beyond Boundaries” Conference on 3/11

“Electronic Literature: A Matter of Bits” Exhibit Now on Display

The Stedman Gallery is hosting a new exhibit, “Electronic Literature: A Matter of Bits,” which is in display from now until April 21st.  Curated by the Digital Studies Center‘s Dr. James Brown and Dr. Robert Emmons, the exhibit showcases examples of electronic literature from around the world.    As part of the opening of the … Continue reading “Electronic Literature: A Matter of Bits” Exhibit Now on Display

Days of Digital Politics: November 10-11

The Days of Digital Politics event features two days of presentations the online political community and how it has transformed through social media here in the U.S. and abroad.Schedule of events:Tuesday, November 10Digital Politics: Transforming Government, Elections, and Advocacy 11 am – 2 pm Multipurpose Room, Campus CenterThe Political Science Department and the Digital Studies … Continue reading Days of Digital Politics: November 10-11