About the report: Last week we held a conference on AI, Ethics and Society at the University of Alberta. As I often do, I kept conference notes at: philosophi.ca : AI Ethics And Society. The conference was opened by Reuben Quinn whose grandfather signed Treaty 6. He challenged us to think about what labels and…

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From the resource: One of my undergraduate colleagues at Rutgers, now Dr. Evan Taparata, revealed that he and numerous other scholars had collaborated at the University of Minnesota to develop the #ImmigrationSyllabus website about immigration concerns in history. As I read through the online resource, I realized that these scholars had already achieved many of…

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From the report: On March 29, 2019 the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks hosted its third annual Spring Conference on the theme of Digital Storytelling. This interdisciplinary conference highlighted work and research of Northeastern faculty and graduate students with a keynote address given by Jessica Marie Johnson, Assistant Professor of History at Johns Hopkins….

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From the CFP: The Library Company of Philadelphia Innovation Award will be awarded to a project that critically and creatively expands the possibilities of humanistic scholarship. The recipient will be selected by a committee of leaders in higher education, grant-awarding organizations, and research libraries and cultural heritage institutions, and the award will include a $2,000…

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From the CFP: From Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera poetics (1987) of articulating reformulations and provisional syntheses, to new technological pathways for infinite distribution across different borders (e.g., social media, gaming), to the recently discussed epistemological rupture in the Anthropocene, epistemology as border(land)s in the age of globalization thus provides powerful discursive and aesthetic strategies for cultural…

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From the resource: Want to build a website right in RStudio? blogdown is an R package that allows you to create websites from R markdown files using Hugo, an open-source static site generator written in Go and known for being incredibly fast. You can read more about the differences between WordPress and Hugo (and other…

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From the ad: The USF Libraries’ Research Platform Teams (RPT) partner with graduate students and faculty in departments and across disciplinary clusters to promote innovative, collaborative services and drive research discovery. The teams establish deep relationships with faculty and graduate students, forging active partnerships through research, publication, grant writing, teaching, and informed collection management. Librarian…

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From the resource: In Fall 2018, Professor Molly Ball’s History 252: Immigration in the Americas students developed original research based on archival and primary sources to explore how Rochester’s own immigrant history can not only enrich our understanding of the city’s history, but also further our understanding of transnational immigrant experiences throughout the Americas. One…

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