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Activist Game Design Workshop (9/23/17)


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February 2017

Catherine D’Ignazio’s Workshop: Creative Data Storytelling 101 – 2/17/17

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
474 Van Allen Hall (TILE classroom)

Looking for creative ways to present data, empower communities, and make your case? Data storytelling connects numbers and analysis to people in evocative, meaningful ways. In this four-hour workshop you will learn the basics of data analysis and visualization using a range of methods and engaging in creative, hands-on activities. These include: – Creative examples: What do artists and humanists do with data? – Data visualization: How to critique an infographic. – Data sourcing: The winding path to the numbers you…

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April 2017

#robinhoodfail: The Ethics of Public Scholarship and the Digital Liberal Arts- 4/20/17

April 21 @ 12:30 am - 2:00 am
Grinnell College-JRC 101 (Joe Rosenfield Center),
1115 8th Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112 United States
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Dr. Moya Bailey is an assistant professor in the Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies and the program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Northeastern University. Her work focuses on Black women’s use of digital media to promote social justice as acts of self-affirmation and health promotion. She is interested in how race, gender, and sexuality are represented in media and medicine. She currently curates the #transformDH Tumblr initiative in Digital Humanities (DH). She is a monthly sustainer…

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May 2017

Digital Bridges Summer Institute – 5/30/17

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - June 3 @ 10:00 pm

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 their work in creative, compelling videos. The organization has long been especially committed to documenting issues related to equity and social justice. To describe StoryCenter’s…

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September 2017

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

September 22 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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 discuss the mechanics of game design and how they can contribute to the ways we think about organizing and implementing activism. She will discuss her…

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Activist Game Design Workshop (9/23/17)

September 23 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grinnell College DLab, Forum Building,
1119 6th Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112 United States
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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 to the ways we think about organizing and implementing activism. Methods include participatory design, culturally relevant education, and utilizing archives. Interactive media and games will…

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