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RSA’ Future of Learning Network: Who Needs the Liberal Arts in the Digital Age?

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Liberal arts programs have seen a steep decline in recent years, as students tend to favor majors that prepare them for specific jobs. Have the liberal arts become superfluous? Do they need to be marketed differently? What is the role of the liberal arts in the digital age? Bob Coulter, FRSA and Gregor Thuswaldner, FRSA …

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Community Wireless Networks Address Missed Connections: Expanded Notions of “Access” (Pt. 1) | GC Digital Fellows

Introduction: As of June 2017, about one quarter of the US population did not have access to broadband internet. This includes 16 million or 28% of rural residents, and 62 million or 23% of urban residents (1). Rates of connection vary widely by city; for example, 19% of NYC residents are unconnected compared with 40% …

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Call for Participants, Fall 2017 Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections

Call for Participants, Fall 2017 Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections The Graduate Center Library  and The New York Public Library Application Form (open till September 19th) A two-part seminar on special collections and archival research methods, in its second iteration. Open to graduate-level students, faculty, and staff at CUNY by application. Sponsored …

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Join our team! GC Digital Initiatives Videography Fellowships

The GC Digital Initiatives’ is now accepting applications for two new fellows to join its Videography Fellows program. Ph.D. students with digital video editing and camera skills are invited to apply. The Videography Fellows Program promotes the scholarly activities of GC programs, centers, and initiatives by filming events such as lectures, colloquia, and conferences, and …

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