Category Archives: Events

Talk: On Collaboration in the Humanities and Arts

DAHI Admin/ April 21, 2014/ Events/ 0 comments

On Collaboration in the Humanities and Arts: Mechanisms, Models, New Media Kathleen Woodward Collaboration has emerged as a keyword in higher education today, not so much supplanting the decades-long emphasis on “interdisciplinarity” as absorbing it. Woodward will discuss institutional mechanisms that catalyze collaboration as well as local, regional, and international models of collaborative research both across academic institutions and between the academy

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DigiA&H at TechLogic Conference

DAHI Admin/ April 4, 2014/ Events, Research, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

As a part of the TechLogic mini-conference at UH Manoa, two members of the Initiative did short presentations based on their experiences teaching “Digital America,”(AMST 334)  in the department of American Studies. Sean Trundle – “Gamifying Digital America” Trundle’s presentation gave an overview of how he experimented with “gamification” (the integration of competitive and rewards-driven mechanisms into everyday tasks) in

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Workshop: Wikipedia and Other Forbidden Resources in the Classroom

DAHI Admin/ March 22, 2014/ Events/ 0 comments

Thursday, April 3 12:00 noon to 1:15 p.m. Kuykendall 106 Events Room Information Literacy is part of the General Education SLO’s (Student Learning Outcomes) and a large part of Manoa’s accreditation requirements, yet questions arise daily about how to define, teach and access this critical component of student education. This workshop brings modern and realistic perspectives regarding information literacy that you can apply immediately in your

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Talk: Libraries in Transition

DAHI Admin/ March 20, 2014/ Events/ 0 comments

Harriette Hemmasi, Brown University Librarian Presented by the Humanities Center Initiative Thursday April 3, 2014, 3-4:30pm UH Hamilton Library Room 301 Admission free Sponsored by the Offices of the Deans of Arts & Humanities, LLL, SPAS and the University Librarian This presentation outlines ways in which today’s academic libraries are in transition, both internally and in terms of their response

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Talk: The Possibilities of Technological Citizenship

DAHI Admin/ March 6, 2014/ Events/ 0 comments

CENTER FOR SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES SPRING SYMPOSIUM, “Brave New South Asia: Science, Technology and Society”  Presents KEYNOTE  Dr. Itty Abraham (National University of Singapore) WHEN: April 15, 3 – 4:30 PM WHERE: Center for Korean Studies ABSTRACT: Citizenship, expressed in relation to technology, is typically framed by the technological subject’s encounter with the state.  In contexts where the state has always had a close

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Digital Indigeneity

DAHI Admin/ February 21, 2014/ Events/ 0 comments

Two presentations by Jason Edward Lewis and Sakwennati, indigenous poets/artists/scholars from Concordia University, Montréal. The P.o.E.M.M. Cycle (Poetry for Excitable [Mobile] Media) Thursday, February 27 3:00 pm Kuykendall 410 The P.o.E.M.M. Cycle (Poetry for Excitable [Mobile] Media) is a series of interactive touch text-works about making sense of crazy talk & kid talk, the meanings of different shades of purple,

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Qi motion to music machine

DAHI Admin/ November 24, 2013/ Events/ 0 comments

Performance can take some interesting turns.  Performativity comes from the idea that your performances and utterances do not just say something but do something in the world.  The past two Friday nights, as part of the preliminaries for the fiftieth anniversary dance concert at UH Mānoa’s Kennedy Theater, dance professor Kara Miller invited History professor Richard Rath to set up

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