Public Events

  • Matthew Edney, University of South Maine, talk title “Cartography as Myth: Rethinking Maps, Mapping, and Their Histories”, September 5, 2019, 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Ted Underwood, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, talk title: "Machine Learning and Historical Perspective", September 19, 2019, 5 pm, location: Cathedral of Learning 144
  • Matthew Jones, Columbia University, talk title: "Learning to Love Opacity: Decision Trees and the Genealogy of the Algorithmic Black Box", October 10, 2019, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Mario Khreiche, University of Pittsburgh, talk title: "Revisiting the Automation Debate in the Digital Age", October 24, 2019, 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Richard Marciano, University of Maryland, talk title: "Developing a Computational Framework for Library and Archival Education", October 31, 2019, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3106 Posvar Hall
  • Sabina Leonelli, University of Exeter, talk title: "Data In and Out of Information Ecosystems: Lessons from the Study of Data Journeys", Thursday, November 14, 2019, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon, University of Pennsylvania, talk title: "Exposure to News and Political Information in the Digital Age", Thursday, December 5, 2019, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3702 Posvar Hall
  • Jo Guldi, Southern Methodist University, talk title: "A Distant Reading of Property: Topic Models, Divergence, Collocation, and Other Text-Mining Strategies to Understand a Modern Intellectual Revolution in the Archives", Thursday, January 9, 2020, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Safiya Umoja Noble, University of California, Los Angeles, talk title: TBA, Thursday, January 23, 2020, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Matthew Lincoln, Carnegie Mellon University, talk title: "Ways of Forgetting: The Librarian, The Historian, and the Machine", Thursday February 6, 2020, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Edouard Machery, University of Pittsburgh, talk title: "Why are good data so hard to get? Lessons from the replication crisis", Thursday, February 20, 2020, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Colin Allen, University of PIttsburgh, talk title: "Topics or Contexts? Interpretive Strategies for the Variability of Models", Thursday, February 27, 2020, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Bill Rankin, Yale University, talk title: “Mapping Time in the 20th (and 21st) Century”, Thursday, March 19, 2020, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • TBD Thursday, April 16, 2020, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall
  • Melissa Finucane, RAND Corporation, talk title: “Does use-inspired science produce useful information?”, Thusday April 23 or Friday April 24, 2020, time: 4:00 pm, location: 3703 Posvar Hall