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January 2020

Workshop – Visualizing Maps with Leaflet (Jeff Turner, DM / American West Center Graduate Fellow, PhD student in Dept. of History)

January 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am MST
Digital Matters, MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112

In this workshop, we’ll learn to use Leaflet, “the leading open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps,” to visualize basic digital maps. “Leaflet is designed with simplicity, performance,…

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Lecture – The Gamification of Public Discourse (C. Thi Nguyen, Assoc. Prof. of Philosophy at Utah Valley University)

January 28, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm MST
Digital Matters, MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112

Social media makes public discourse more like a game. Is that a good or a bad thing? C. Thi Nguyen argues that games are good precisely…

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February 2020

Lecture – “We Speak with Alexa’s Voice, and That is Uncanny”: Voice Interface, The Contemporary Gothic, and the Ghostly History of Sound (Julia Panko, Asst. Prof. of English at Weber State University)

February 10, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm MST
Digital Matters, MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112

Voice user interfaces, smart speakers, and digital voice assistants have quickly risen to prominence in the contemporary media ecology. While critiques of these technologies have centered…

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Workshop – Decolonizing the Archive through Recovery and Remix: Scholarship and Teaching with the Early Caribbean Digital Archive-ECDA (Nicole Aljoe, Dir. of Africana Studies Program; Assoc. Prof. of English at Northeastern University)

February 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm MST

The workshop will begin with a brief introduction to the Early Caribbean Digital Archive (ECDA)—an open-access, free, interactive scholarly database housed at Northeastern University in Boston,…

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Workshop – 3D Scanning Techniques for Any Discipline (Nicholas Hebdon, Ph.D. Candidate in Paleontology)

February 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am MST
Digital Matters, MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112

In this workshop, we will introduce the basics concepts and workflow for producing 3D models using photogrammetry. Photogrammetry is a technique for recreating a real-world object…

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March 2020

Workshop – 3D Printing & Material History: Historic Artifact Replication 101 (Megan Weiss, Digital Matters Graduate Fellow, Graduate Student in Dept. of History)

March 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am MST
Digital Matters, MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112

In this workshop, Digital Matters Spring fellow Megan Weiss will share some of her experience in the benefits and pitfalls of historic object replication.  Learn some…

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[Postponed] Lecture – Digital, Archival, Literary: Evolving Models for Digital Scholarship (Julia Flanders, Prof. of Practice in English and Director of the Digital Scholarship Group at Northeastern University Library), Co-Sponsored with BYU Office of Digital Humanities

March 26, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Digital Matters, MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112

POSTPONED  UNTIL FALL 2020 This presentation will consider our evolving conceptions of "digital text", through the lens of the 30-year history of the Women Writers Project. The…

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[Postponed] Lecture – The Worlds of Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy: Digital Storytelling at the Disney Parks (Sasha Coles, Founder and Chief Historian, Enchanted Archives)

March 30, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm MDT
Digital Matters, MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112

POSTPONED - When Disneyland opened in Anaheim, California, in July 1955, Walt Disney told guests, “Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams, and the hard…

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April 2020

[Postponed] Workshop – Introduction to Command Line (Jeremy Myntti, Head, Digital Library Services)

April 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am MDT
Digital Matters, MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112

POSTPONED - Most computer users are used to graphical user interfaces (GUI) to run software using the keyboard and mouse, a touch screen, or speech recognition…

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[Postponed] Lecture – Back to Indigenous Futures with Indigenous Pacific Islands Seafaring Technology, Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Seas and Skies, and Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Computer Engineering and Design (Vicente M. Diaz, American Indian Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

April 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm MDT
Digital Matters, MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112

POSTPONED - Question: What can Indigenous Technology (IT) and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) involving Pacific Islander Seafaring capabilities/relationalities and computer engineered interactive, visual, and immersive technologies…

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[Postponed] Lecture – Back to Indigenous Futures with Indigenous Pacific Islands Seafaring Technology, Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Seas and Skies, and Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Computer Engineering and Design (Vicente M. Diaz, American Indian Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

POSTPONED - Question: What can Indigenous Technology (IT) and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) involving Pacific Islander Seafaring capabilities/relationalities and computer engineered interactive, visual, and immersive technologies…

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Digital Matters,MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112
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[Postponed] Workshop – Introduction to Command Line (Jeremy Myntti, Head, Digital Library Services)

POSTPONED - Most computer users are used to graphical user interfaces (GUI) to run software using the keyboard and mouse, a touch screen, or speech recognition…

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Digital Matters,MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112
+ Google Map

[Postponed] Lecture – The Worlds of Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy: Digital Storytelling at the Disney Parks (Sasha Coles, Founder and Chief Historian, Enchanted Archives)

POSTPONED - When Disneyland opened in Anaheim, California, in July 1955, Walt Disney told guests, “Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams, and the hard…

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Digital Matters,MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112
+ Google Map
Digital Matters,MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112
+ Google Map

Workshop – 3D Printing & Material History: Historic Artifact Replication 101 (Megan Weiss, Digital Matters Graduate Fellow, Graduate Student in Dept. of History)

In this workshop, Digital Matters Spring fellow Megan Weiss will share some of her experience in the benefits and pitfalls of historic object replication.  Learn some…

Find out more »
Digital Matters,MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112
+ Google Map

Workshop – 3D Scanning Techniques for Any Discipline (Nicholas Hebdon, Ph.D. Candidate in Paleontology)

In this workshop, we will introduce the basics concepts and workflow for producing 3D models using photogrammetry. Photogrammetry is a technique for recreating a real-world object…

Find out more »
Digital Matters,MLIB 2751
Salt Lake City,UT84112
+ Google Map

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