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February 2018

Spatial Humanities and the Study of Literature–2/23

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Obermann Center,
111 Church St.
Iowa City, 52242 United States
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Please join us for a seminar on spatial humanities with Dr. Michael Gavin (University of South Carolina). We will meet Friday, Feb. 23rd, 12:00-2:00 at the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies Library. Seating is limited so please register here. The seminar revolves around readings drawn from the recent collection, Literary Mapping in the Digital Age (Routledge 2016), edited by David Cooper, Christopher Donaldson, and Patricia Murrieta-Flores. Focused on theory rather than practice, the seminar is designed for scholars with an interest…

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Distant Reading the End of the World: Big Data and The Hunger Games–2/23

February 23 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
UI Main Library Gallery,
125 W. Washington St.
Iowa City,
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Please join us Feb. 23 at the University of Iowa Main Library Gallery for a public lecture by Dr. Michael Gavin (University of South Carolina). Alternating between large-scale data analysis drawn from geographical writing and small-scale data culled from novels, Gavin tells the long history of how English has been used to organize knowledge about the planet, from the earliest printed atlases, through the meticulously detailed documents of Industrial Revolution, to Wikipedia, where millions of locales are described in more…

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March 2018

Rita Raley Public Lecture: “Machines Writing” — 3/2

March 2 @ 10:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Lawson Lecture Hall, Bucksbaum 152,
Bucksbaum Center for the Arts 1108 Park St
Grinnell, IA 50112 United States
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Rita Raley, associate professor of English at University of California, Santa Barbara, will deliver a public lecture, “Machines Writing,” on Friday, March 2 2018. The lecture will be held at Lawson Lecture Hall in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts 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 Studies, Comparative Literature, and Global Studies. Her primary research interests lie at the intersection of digital…

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April 2018

Andrew Stauffer Public Lecture–4/16

April 16 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

April 16th, 4-5 pm Gerber Lounge, 304 English-Philosophy Building, University of Iowa Digital Bridges is pleased to welcome Andrew Stauffer to University of Iowa. Stauffer is an Associate Professor of English at University of Virginia and the Director of NINES: Nineteenth-Century Scholarship Online. In his talk, “Garden of Verse: Poems, Flowers, and Nineteenth-Century Readers,”  Stauffer will lead you down the garden path, towards a consideration of pressed botanicals in books of poems and their relationship to Anglo-American verse of the nineteenth…

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Andrew Stauffer Workshop–4/17

April 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UI Main Library,
125 W. Washington St.
Iowa City,
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April 17th, 10 am-12am University of Iowa Main Library Room 2032 In the “Book Traces Scavenger Hunt” workshop led by Andrew Stauffer, groups will search a given section of the Main Library stacks (usually PR and PS call numbers), looking for interesting marks by original owners in older books. Many books from the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries will include interesting marginalia, flower pressings, locks of hair, and other objects pressed among the pages. Groups will bring back their best examples to a…

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