Monthly Archives: August 2015

DIGITAL DAY on August 27!

DIGITAL DAY

August 27, 2015  |  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Rose Hill  |  Keating Hall, Rooms 317 & 318

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Attend FREE workshops to introduce WordPress and Adobe Photoshop, two important digital tools that benefit graduate students from all disciplines.

As a participant, you should bring your own laptop, materials to create your own professionally-oriented website with WordPress, and ideas for visual materials you would like to generate with Photoshop (ex: images for a website, teaching, or research presentation).

To allow for effective hands-on learning, advance registration is required!

Please contact Dr. Susanne Hafner by Tuesday, August 25 to register.
Digital Day is sponsored by Fordham University’s Center for Medieval Studies and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’ professional development initiative, GSAS Futures.

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Call for Digital Humanities Nominations HASTAC Scholars Program 2015/16

Are you a graduate student engaged with innovative projects and research at the intersection of digital media and learning, 21st-century education, and technology in the arts, humanities and sciences? Would you like join an international conversation about the digital humanities?

If so, you are invited to apply for the opportunity to become a 2015-2016 HASTAC scholar. As a Scholar, you will represent Fordham University at HASTAC’s prestigious, online community. Two successful candidates will each receive a $300 honorarium from the office of the Dean of GSAS.

Applications will be evaluated based on the scholar’s activities in the areas of digital humanities research, pedagogy and technology, and service to the community. Highly motivated students with limited exposure to the digital humanities are encouraged to apply. This opportunity is an excellent way to learn more about digital media and practices.

Deadline for applicationsAugust 25, 2015

Announcement of AwardSeptember 4, 2015

 

To make the application, please answer the following the questions:

  • Why do you want to become a HASTAC Scholar?
  • How will being a HASTAC Scholar support your current work at work Fordham? Please speak to this question in terms of both your teaching and research, noting your experience with digital humanities research and pedagogy.
  • What strengths and experience can you contribute to the HASTAC community?
  • Briefly summarize two blog postings that you might contribute to the HASTAC Scholars blog.

Your application must include a brief recommendation from a faculty member who can speak to your scholarship and ability to collaborate with others, both in person and online.

 

Applications and recommendations must be sent as Word Documents to Dr. Elizabeth Cornell at cornellgoldw@fordham.edu, with “YOURLASTNAME-HASTAC APP” as the subject line.

Applications are due no later than 5:00 PMAugust 25, 2015.

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