The Digital GC: October 31 – November 4, 2016

In an ongoing effort to surface and share relevant events, publications, workshops, and opportunities that may be of interest to “The Digital GC” community, GC Digital Initiatives will being posting regular updates each Monday to our blog.

The Digital GC will aggregate information not only about GC Digital Initiatives, but also share ongoing events across the GC, CUNY, and New York City that feature conversations about new scholarly methods enabled through the critical use of digital technologies, about the cultural opportunities and challenges presented by digital technologies, and about the changing shape of scholarly communication and pedagogy in light of the emergence of digital technologies. To begin, we will include links to: Events, Workshops, Featured Posts, Resources, News, and Calls for Participation.

If you would like for us to share information about an upcoming event, workshop, or other announcement relevant to the Digital GC community, you can submit your information through the Digital GC Submission Form.

GC Digital Initiatives Featured Posts

The GC Digital Fellows publish informative and thoughtful entries on Tagging the Tower throughout the academic year. In September, blog posts have featured Python Resources by Patrick Smyth, an “Introduction to the Digital Project Working Groups” by Rachel Rakov, and recommendations for how to get involved in Digital Humanities–
The Lexicon of DH: 2016 by Jojo Karlin.

GC Digital Fellows typically update the Tagging the Tower blog with materials generated for and by workshops they run as part of the GC Digital Initiatives. Upcoming posts should feature materials from our workshops on databases and GIS.

GC Digital Initiatives Resources

The GC Digital Initiatives offer a wide range of resources to support your interests in scholarly communication, digital scholarship and research methods, digital humanities, and digital pedagogy. Have a questions? Want to try something new? Interested in finding a community of resources using a similar digital tool? Here are some of the GD Digital Initiatives resources that you can take advantage of this week.

Monday Maker Hours
When: Mondays Oct. 31st from 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Where: The Digital Scholarship Lab, Graduate Center Room 7414

GC Digital Fellows Office Hours
When: Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Where: The Digital Scholarship Lab, Graduate Center Room 7414

Python User Group (PUG)
When: Wednesday 12:00 – 2:00 PM
Where: The Digital Scholarship Lab, Graduate Center Room 7414

GCDI Digital Project Working Groups
Interested in participating? Sign Up!

Co-sponsored Events

GC Digital Initiatives is proud to be a co-sponsor of Enacting a Different STEM: Creating Equitable Futures Beyond “Diversity”–a Futures Initiative event.
When: Monday, Oct. 31 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Where: Graduate Center, Room 9204

Workshops @ The GC

Many of our partners across the GC offer workshops related to GCDI’s mission to promote a Digital GC. Here’s what’s planned this week:

ITP Skills Lab: Data Visualization
When: Monday, Oct. 31 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Where: Graduate Center Library Basement, Room C196.01

Events Nearby

There’s so much going on in the NYC area. Here are just a few of the events that caught our eye.

The Shape of History: Reimagining Nineteenth-Century Data Visualization

When: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Where: Butler Library, 535 W. 114 St., New York, NY 10027

Decolonial Computing
When: Friday, Nov. 4 from 1:30 – 5:30 PM
Where: 239 Greene Street, Floor 8, New York, NY 10003

Calls for Participation

The Journal of Emerging Learning Design special issue: The Digital Humanities
Due date: Nov. 14