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Rita Raley Public Lecture — 3/2

Rita Raley, associate professor of English at University of California, Santa Barbara, will deliver a public lecture on Friday, March 2 2018. The lecture will be held at the Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College from 4:00pm – 5:15pm. More information to come. Rita Raley is Associate Professor of English, with courtesy appointments in Film and Media […]

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Literary GIS — 2/22-2/23

A workshop, seminar, and public presentation by Michael Gavin, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of South Carolina, British Restoration and 18th-century English Literature and Culture, digital scholar, and author of The Invention of English Criticism, 1650-1760 (Cambridge University Press, 2015). These events occur at the University of Iowa. For more information, contact UI Digital Bridges Postdoctoral […]

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How to Harvest History — 2/2-2/3

A talk and workshop with Rebecca Wingo, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Liberal Arts at Macalester College (PhD, History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln), author of Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History (University of Nebraska Press, 2017). The History Harvest is a community-based, student-driven archive project. Members of a community partner group bring artifacts of significance […]

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Diversity and Digital Pedagogy Workshop (11/7/17)

Gabrielle Foreman, Ned B. Allen Professor of English and Professor of Black American Studies & History at The University of Delaware, will lead a workshop on Diversity and Digital Pedagogy, Tuesday, November 7, 2-3:30pm, at The University of Iowa Main Library, Digital Research and Publishing Classroom. Registration is required. Dr. Foreman will introduce the Colored […]

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Protest Bot Workshop with Mark Sample (10/28/17)

Mark Sample, Associate Professor of Digital Studies at Davidson College, will lead a Protest Bot Workshop Saturday October 28 at Grinnell College, DLab (Digital Arts Laboratory), Forum Building, 119 6th Avenue, Grinnell, IA 50112. Anyone can make a protest bot, and everyone should. That’s the premise of this hands-on workshop, which introduces a non-programming audience […]

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Mark Sample presentation “Bots of Conviction” (10/27/17)

Mark Sample will present “Bots of Conviction” Friday, October 27 at 4-5:30pm.  at Grinnell College, Burling Library Lounge, Grinnell College, 1111 Sixth Ave., Grinnell, IA 50112. What is the 21st century equivalent of a 1960s protest song? One possible answer is the protest bot, a new kind of tactical media that speaks truth to power. Such bots have the potential […]

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Activist Game Design Workshop (9/23/17)

Activist Game Design Workshop with Alexandrina Agloro, Assistant Professor of Interactive Media and Game Development at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Saturday September 23, 1-4pm at Grinnell College DLab. Registration required. Limited spaces available. Interested in making games for social change? In this workshop, you will learn the mechanics of game design and how they can contribute […]

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Designing in Detail: Creating Community-Based Interactive Media (9/22/17)

Alexandrina Agloro presents “Designing in Detail: Creating Community-Based Interactive Media” at Grinnell College, Friday September 22, 4-5:30pm, at Burling Library Lounge (free and open to the public): How can interactive media supplement and support justice-related social movements? Alexandrina Agloro, media artist and Assistant Professor of Interactive Media and Game Development at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will […]

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Digital Bridges Summer Institute – 5/30/17

The Power of Digital Storytelling: Lights, Camera, Image, Sound, and Scripts This year, Digital Bridges is partnering with StoryCenter for a workshop on multimedia storytelling. The Institute will be held May 30-June 3, 2017 on the University of Iowa campus.  StoryCenter has an impressive history of helping faculty members, nonprofit organizations, and community partners capture […]

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