The Public and Publics: A Day-Long Conference, March 30

By Katina|February 15, 2017|Announcements, FI Events|0 comments

The Public and Publics: A Day-Long Conference Setha Low and Amy Chazkel, co-organizers Sponsored by The Futures Initiative, the Public Space Research Group, Center for Human Environments, and the Center for the Humanities Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017 Location: The Segal Theater at the Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Keynote speaker: Don Mitchell, Uppsala University, Sweden Schedule for the

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HASTAC 2016 – Early Registration Ends March 25

By Katina|March 25, 2016|Announcements|0 comments

HASTAC 2016 May 11-15, 2016 | Tempe, AZ hastac2016.org | #HASTAC16 Impact: Variation, Innovation, Action Striving for Impact: How can interdisciplinary research in humanities, arts, and technology have greater exchange with public and non-academic communities? HASTAC’s 2016 conference seeks to emphasize and encourage broader conversations about the past, current, and potential impact of interdisciplinary work in research and education. What new institutional or research configurations are available, or urgently necessary?

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How to Prepare the Most Effective Conference Presentations: A Futures Initiative Discussion

By Michael Dorsch|March 23, 2016|Reflection|0 comments

We’ve all as graduate students and academic professionals struggled through the rituals and anxiety of preparing for conference presentations. While the traditional conference panel format of panelists reading their paper is slowly being revolutionized for more interactive and engaging formats, it can often time be difficult to navigate how to prepare for a conference presentation when the format may be in the traditional conference presentation style of panelists reading through

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HASTAC 2016 Conference Registration and Preliminary Program Are Now Live!

By Mike Rifino|February 24, 2016|Announcements, Of interest|0 comments

HASTAC 2016 Conference Registration Now Open! May 11-14, 2016 | Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) hastac2016.org | #‎HASTAC16 Registration Fees: Faculty & Full Time Employees: $200.00 Students & Part Time Employees: $100.00 Please visit: Preliminary Program, in 5 color-coded tracks Conference Registration Also please visit HASTAC2016.org to book hotels at the conference venue. We have limited rooms so please book as soon as you can.

FI, HASTAC, and FemTechNet Happy Hour @ MLA

By Katina|January 5, 2016|Events of Interest|0 comments

Join HASTAC, Futures Initiative, and FemTechNet at the MLA Convention Friday, January 8, 5:00 – 6:30 pm Moonshine Patio Bar and Grill, 303 Red River St, Austin, TX The 2016 Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention in Austin, Texas, is around the corner! If you are planning to attend the conference, or live in the area, please join us on Friday, January 8th from 5:00-6:30 pm for a friendly meetup.  We would

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Mapping Our Network: DH2015 Poster Presentation

By Lisa Tagliaferri|September 18, 2015|Mapping, Reflection|0 comments

[embedit snippet=”fibasicnetwork”] A small interactive visualization of our site network as of Spring 2015   One of the major research and pedagogy focuses of the inaugural 2014-2015 year of the Futures Initiative was mapping and geographic information systems (GIS). For a deeper look at some of this work, you can see the collaborative project of our Mapping the Futures cohort here, and Futures Initiative Fellow Michael Dorsch‘s Sociodemographic Maps of

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Best Practices in Academic Technology Conference at Medgar Evers College

By Danica Savonick|September 2, 2015|Events of Interest|0 comments

On September 18 from 10 am – 6 pm, Medgar Evers College will host a CUNY-wide conference on “Best Practices in Academic Technology.” According to their website “Paolo Freire and Carter Woodson both envisioned a liberatory educational practice that would someday upend the social order of our world. With the advent of learning technologies, the realization of that vision is well within the grasp of contemporary educators. As the world enters the Anthropocene era,

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Google’s “Education on Air” Free Online Conference

By Lisa Tagliaferri|May 2, 2015|Events of Interest, Of interest|1 comments

I was notified about this from the college where I’m teaching — it may be of interest to some of you just to see what others are doing and what Google for Education is all about. It seems less-directed to Higher Ed than K-12. May 8th, 10AM-3PM EDT May 9th, 7AM-9:30PM EDT Recordings of sessions will be available. http://educationonair.withgoogle.com/live/2015-may