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JUEL Event: Researching Slavery and the Enslaved

Kelley DeetzWhat: Kelley Deetz, President’s Commission on Slavery and the University, will be presenting: “Researching Slavery and the Enslaved.”
When: Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00pm
Where: Scholars’ Lab, Alderman Library, Room 421

Click here to read more.

Sponsored by the President’s Commission on Slavery and the University, the Carter G. Woodson Institute, the Scholars’ Lab, Jefferson’s University, the Early Life, and the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities.

Brad Pasanek to Speak on “Poetic Diction and Ngrams”

brad_pasanek_1Brad Pasanek (UVa English Professor and member of the Center for the Study of Data and Knowledge) will be speaking on “Poetic Diction and Ngrams,” Friday, November 14, 2:00-3:00pm, Philosophy Conference Room, 1st Floor, Cocke Hall.

His data-intensive digital projects include 18thConnect (, of which he is Associate Director, and the Mind Is A Metaphor database (, which he created and has used to explore topics such as Hume’s metaphors and the existence of the Romantic Period.

Please invite anyone you think will be interested.

Hosted by the Center for the Study of Data and Knowledge, Data Science Institute, and SHANTI.


Teachers Can Jazz Up Their Classes with Qmedia and Other Online Tools

Qmedia, a new digital tool that enables a professor or student — whoever is “the author” –  to combine a video with a wide array of Web-based resources to produce an interactive experience for the students, will be featured at the Teaching with Technology Fair this Thursday, August 21 (11:30am – 5:30pm), Robertson Media Center in Clemons Library (3rd floor).

Originally conceived by students in Bill Ferster’s (Director of Visualization, SHANTI and Research Professor, Curry School of Education) course, “The Design of Online Learning Technology,” last year, it was further developed by SHANTI (Sciences, Humanities & Arts Network of Technological Initiatives).

For the complete article, click here.

2014 UVa Teaching with Technology Fair

Save the Date!

The 4th Annual Teaching with Technology Fair

Thursday, August 21
11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Robertson Media Center,
3rd floor of Clemons Library

2014 Theme: Technology & Mindfulness
Keeping Your Sanity While Integrating Tech Tools into Teaching

Gain strategies for maximizing technology in your teaching & research,
learn about available technologies & services for your courses,
for updates and info about program, registration, lunch, and more!

2014 Teaching with Technology SPARC

Please join us for the annual Teaching with Technology Showcase of Projects in Arts, Research, and Curriculum (“SPARC”) on Wednesday, February, 12th, 2014! This free event showcases technologies incorporated into today’s evolving labs and classrooms by UVa students and faculty. Demonstrations of emerging technologies such as Google Glass, Oculus Rift, and 3-Dimensional data capture will also be available.

For complete details, go to:

To RSVP, click here.

Catered refreshments will be provided.

Hope to see you there!