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September 2017

Activist Game Design Workshop (9/23/17)

September 23 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 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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October 2017

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

October 27 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Burling Library @ Grinnell,
1111 6th Ave
Grinnell, 50112
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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 to be the algorithmic equivalent of the Wobblies’ Little Red Songbook-bots that fan the flames of discontent. This event is free and open to the public.…

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

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grinnell College DLab, Forum Building,
1119 6th Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112 United States
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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 to two tools that put the power of generative protest into the hands of the people. Reservation required. Open to all Grinnell College faculty, staff,…

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November 2017

Colored Conventions & the Long History of Black Activism (11/6/17)

November 6 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Gabrielle Foreman, Ned B. Allen Professor of English and Professor of Black American Studies & History at The University of Delaware, will present “Colored Conventions and the Long History of Black Activism: Digital Organizing and Collective Recovery,” Monday, November 6, 4-5:30pm, at The University of Iowa Main Library Gallery. For more than half a century, nineteenth-century Black Americans advocated for justice in state and national “Colored Conventions.” Why is such a continuous history of Black-led organizing and protest, one that…

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

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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 Conventions Project, including valuable teaching resources and public engagement methods in this trans-disciplinary workshop open to graduate students, junior faculty, and others. The workshop will…

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