Digital Bridges for Humanistic Inquiry: A Grinnell College and University of Iowa Partnership

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The Obermann Center continues to be an active partner in the Andrew W. Mellon-funded grant, Digital Bridges for Humanistic Inquiry: A Grinnell College and University of Iowa Partnership. We’re delighted to see the many new courses, research projects, and collaborations launched with the help of the grant and to cheer on the projects that we have supported in collaboration with the staff at the UI Digital Scholarship and Publishing Studio.

This year’s events:

  • Designing in Detail: Creating Community-Based Interactive Media—lecture by Alexandrina Agloro (Sept. 22, 2017)
  • Activist Game Design—workshop with Alexandrina Agloro (Sept. 23, 2017)
  • Protest Bots—lecture and workshop with Mark Sample (Oct. 27–28, 2017)
  • “Colored Conventions and the Long History of Black Activism”—lecture by Gabrielle Foreman (Nov. 6, 2017)
  • Diversity and Digital Pedagogy workshop with Gabrielle Foreman (Nov. 7, 2017)
  • How to Harvest History—talk and workshop with Rebecca Wingo (Feb. 2-3, 2018)
  • Introduction to Literary GIS—workshop with Michael Gavin (Feb. 22, 2018)
  • Spatial Humanities and the Study of Literature—seminar with Michael Gavin (Feb. 23, 2018)
  • Distant Reading the End of the World: Big Data and The Hunger Games—lecture by Michael Gavin (Feb. 23, 2018)
  • Machines Writing—lecture by Rita Raley (March 2, 2018)
  • Gardens of Verse—lecture by Andrew Stauffer (April 16, 2018)
  • Book Traces Scavenger Hunt—workshop with Andrew Stauffer (April 17, 2018)
  • The Power of Digital Storytelling: Lights, Camera, Image, Sound, Scripts—2018 Summer Institute with StoryCenter (May 29–June 2)
  • 2018 Symposium (August 8–10, 2018)

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