DH Events this week

Sadly, these events conflict, but there are two great DH events this week. I very much encourage Honors 391a students to attend the first one.

5CollDH Speaker Series:

Angel Nieves

Wednesday, October 29th
4:30-5:30pm @ Frost Library, Amherst College

Professor of Africana Studies and co-director of the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi) at Hamilton College,Angel Nieves, will explore cultural practices of remembrance, reconciliation and empowerment with a view towards an integrative approach to social justice and the practice of digital humanities scholarship in his talk “Digital Humanities as Restorative Social Justice: Virtual Heritage, 3D Reconstructions, and South Africa’s Township Histories.” 

The Five College Blended Learning Program invites you to the first-ever Multicampus Blended Workshop

Multimedia Tools in the Traditional Classroom

Wednesday October 29th, 4:30-6pm

Participate in a hands-on showcase at any of the following locations:

UMass
Engineering 2, Lab 152
with Eric Poehler (Archaeology, UMass)

MHC
Kendade, Room 107
with Morena Svaldi, Maria Succi-Hempstead, and Bruno Grazioli (Italian, MHC and Smith)

Smith
Seelye Hall, Room B4
Videoconferencing room for online participation and hands-on demonstration

Whether or not you can attend, chime-in live through twitter # 5CollBL.

Save-the-Date Flyer, Directions and Instructions for the hands-on demonstration attached.
Register Online to secure your spot at one of the 3 locations for hands-on demonstrations of GoogleApps, Jing, and ShowMe:
www.fivecolleges.edu/blended/BLWorkshop

Our next BL workshops will take place on December 9th (on assessment) and in late March (on student engagement) and will feature pronunciation software, logic computer games, and photojournalism.

For more information, contact Jessica Egan (jegan@fivecolleges.edu) or Rogelio Miñana (rminana@mtholyoke.edu)

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