Fall 2016 programming for faculty and graduate students:
Departmental Open House! — Two years in the making, our wonderful new home in Kresge Centennial Hall is open! Come check out our new environment, see our new facilities for student collaboration and creation, and browse a showcase of active and recently completed projects.
Workshops — an opportunity to broaden knowledge and skills
Fall Theme: Data and Culture
- Open House — Self-Guided Sneak Peek
Thursday, October 13 2-5pm (Add this event to your calendar)
- Open House — Main Event
Friday, October 14 3-5pm (Add this event to your calendar)
Short introductory remarks will begin at around 3:30.
Interested in a workshop? RSVP using the online registration links above. Or, Send a quick email to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, comments, or just to let us know you’ll be attending!
- Workshop I: Data Basics for Humanities Projects
An introduction to basic data, data modeling – as applied to cataloguing the world’s greatest cinema, and our own personal libraries of books. Also: Are you more than a number?
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 12-1
Thursday, Oct. 20, 11-12
Tuesday, Nov. 29 12-1
- Workshop II: Data Visualization Basics
Is seeing believing? A closer look at 5 types of useful visualizations: numerical graphing (Excel), examining statistical correlation (R), network graphing (Gephi), geographic/spatial (Carto DB), and textual (Voyant).
Tuesday, Oct. 25 4-5
Wednesday, Oct 26 12-1
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 12-1
- Workshop III: When is Correlation Causation?
How can we be more aware, more critical of the diagrams and infographics we see. We know correlation doesn’t always indicate causation, but what would it take to be sure?
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 12-1
Thursday, Nov. 17, 11-12
Thursday, Dec. 1, 12-1