Monday, October 11, 2010

UCLA job opening - Librarian for Digital Research and Scholarship

The UCLA Library has initiated recruitment for the position of Librarian for Digital Research and Scholarship in the Collections, Research & Instructional Services Department, and is actively seeking nominations and applications. The first consideration date for this position is December 1, 2010. More info is available here.

Friday, October 1, 2010

USC Digital Studies Symposium fall line-up

Fall 2010
All presentations will be held in the Fanny Brice Theatre, SCA 110, unless otherwise noted. For more information about location, please click here.

8/31, 7:00 pm James Frost
geometric informatics: capturing visual information

9/7, 7:00 pm Sue Huang
experiential and mobile art

9/14, 7:00 pm Peter Brinson | Kurosh ValaNejad
intersections of history and interactive games

9/21, 7:00 pm Sean Donahue
media design and design research

9/28, 7:00 pm Pia Tikka | Mauri Kaipainen
database cinema, neuroimaging and embodiment

10/12, 7:00 pm Peter Samis
digital engagement : empowering public education

10/19, 7:00 pm Craig Dietrich | Darren Butler | Ricky Smith | Ronan Hallowell | Jake de Grazia
The Network of Ecology: Panel Discussion

11/2, 7:00 pm Dan Goods
visual strategy : communicating science through art

11/9, 7:00 pm Natalie Bookchin
new notions of documentary practice and research

11/16, 7:00 pm Anne Bray
urban screens: creating and transforming mobile environments

11/23, 7:00 pm Rachel Mayeri
intersections of art, science, and society

11/30, 7:00 pm Doreen Nelson
design-based learning: empowering student creation

For more information on the Digital Studies Symposium and the Institute for Multimedia Literacy at USC, click here.

UCLA Digital Humanities Reading Group, 2010-2011 Line-up

Fall Quarter:
November 9: Marie Saldana (UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design), Using CityEngine for architectural analysis

Winter Quarter:
Jan 11: Willeke Wendrich and Jacco Dieleman (UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures), on the UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology
Feb 8: Chris Johanson (UCLA Department of Classics) and Seraphina Goldfarb-Tarrant, "A Walk with the Dead"

Spring Quarter:
May 10: Two projects funded by Google Digital Humanities Awards:
Timothy R. Tangherlini (UCLA Scandanavian Section) and Peter Leonard (University of Washington Department of Scandanavian Studies) "Northern Insights: Tools & Techniques for Automated Literary Analysis, Based on the Scandinavian Corpus in Google Books."
Todd Presner (UCLA Department of Germanic Languages and Comparative Literature), Chris Johanson, and David Shepard (UCLA Department of English), "HyperCities Geoscribe: A Tool for Geo-temporal Reading"