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Jessamyn Abel "From Communication Line to Data Point: The Bullet Train as Information" Apr 29, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 124 Sparks,
Samuel Frederick "A Poetics of Collecting: The Redemption of Things in German Realism and Modernism" Apr 22, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 124 Sparks,
Gregory Nagy "A rethinking of Sappho in the light of the newest fragments" Apr 15, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 124 Sparks,
Kaitlyn Patia "“Disturbing Conventions”: Social Memory and Democratic Faith at the Margins" and Frank Waddell "The Bandwagon Effect of Audience Metrics on Media Effects and Reception" Apr 01, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM 124 Sparks,
Jack Chen "From Topos to Topic (Modeling): Conceptual Histories in Literary Information Management" Mar 25, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 124 Sparks,
Lisa Gitelman "Emoji Dick and the Eponymous Whale." Mar 18, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library ,
Stuart Selber "Institutions, Literacies, Technologies" Feb 26, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 124 Sparks,
Christian Bök "The Xenotext (Book 1)" Feb 19, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Foster Auditorium,
Lea Pao Feb 12, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library,
Terrence Deacon "How information lost its meaning (and how to recover it)" Feb 05, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Foster Auditorium,
Mark Sentesy "How Technology Changes Ethical Experience" Jan 29, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 124 Sparks,
Jo Hsu "Exceeding Evidence: Personal Writing as the Negotiation of Identity." Jan 22, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 124 Sparks,
Joshua DiCaglio "Scaling the Involution, or, The Cybernetics of Persuasion" Jan 15, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library,
Matthew Price "Mapping the Information of Literary Space" Dec 11, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library,
Abram Foley "O’Briens and Archives: On Comparison and Contemporary Literature" Dec 04, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library,
Richard Doyle "Are Psychedelics Information Technologies? Hacking the Default Network and the Evolution of Information" Nov 20, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library,
John Durham Peters "Celestial Databases: The Case of Joseph Smith’s Media Theology" Nov 13, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 111 Chambers,
David Weinberger "The Future's New Future: How our paradigm of the future -- and our strategies for managing it -- are changing." Nov 06, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 102 Weaver,
Anatoly Detwyler "Distant Readings: Numeric Literary Analysis and the Aesthetics of Information Visualization in 1920s China" Oct 30, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library,
Laura Helton “On Decimals, Lists, and Racial Imaginaries of the Archive: Cataloging a Negro Collection, circa 1930” Oct 16, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library,
Michael Legaspi "Information, Knowledge, and the Pursuit of Wisdom" Oct 09, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library,
Center for Humanities and Information (CHI) Faculty Fellows Program from Oct 08, 2015 08:00 AM to Nov 17, 2015 12:00 AM
Ann Blair "Methods of collaboration in early modern Europe” Sep 24, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM 102 Weaver,
Kathryn Gines "Collegium of Black Women Philosophers in a Digital Age" Sep 10, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM W23 Pattee Library ,
Bonnie Mak, "The Digital Archive as Text" Sep 04, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Pattee Library W23,
The first CHI talk of the year (and indeed ever)!
CHI Visiting Fellows, official advertisement from Nov 11, 2014 10:30 AM to Mar 11, 2015 10:30 AM
The Center for Humanities and Information at The Pennsylvania State University seeks up to three visiting fellows for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years.
Application for Faculty Fellowships Announced from Oct 23, 2014 04:35 PM to Feb 23, 2015 04:35 PM
Faculty Fellowship for Penn State faculty provide a one-semester teaching release in 2015-16. Applications due Monday, November 17, by 5pm.
Application for Predoctoral Fellowships Announced from Oct 23, 2014 04:35 PM to Feb 23, 2015 04:35 PM
Predoctoral fellowships for Penn State PhD students provide a yearlong graduate assistantship. Deadline Monday, November 17, 5pm.
CHI searching for Associate Director/Historian from Sep 23, 2014 09:30 AM to Mar 10, 2015 09:30 AM
The Center will search for two permanent positions this year, one in the History department, one associated more directly with the University Libraries.