Stories From Sep 2017

Sep 26, 2017

Victoria’s Lost Pavilion VR demo and book launch

Dear friends and colleagues: on behalf of the Victoria’s Lost Pavilion Research team (including Tony Harrison, David Hill, Sharon Joffe, and Sharon Setzer), I’d like to invite you to celebrate the Victoria’s Lost Pavilion project ( — an interdisciplinary effort to […]

Sep 26, 2017

Call for Participation: Our (Digital) Humanity Conference, April 20-22 at Lehigh University

Please consider submitting proposals for the Our (Digital) Humanity: Storytelling, Media Organizing and Social Justice  Conference, April 20-22, 2018. Deadline for submitting proposals is November 15, 2017. As a conclusion to the Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative  at Lehigh University, we will be hosting a remarkable […]

Sep 22, 2017

CWSP Brown Bag: Dialect in Student Writing and What (Not) to Do about It

Dear Colleagues, Registration is now open for the Campus Writing & Speaking Program’s October Brown Bag Event: “Dialect in Student Writing and What (Not) to Do about It” by Professor Jeffrey Reaser on Monday, October 2 from 12pm-1pm in Withers 331. A persistent and vexing problem […]

Sep 22, 2017

Option A exam update

For those you who are planning (or thinking about) taking your comprehensive exams with no notes, no outside sources, and no internet (exam option a), here’s an update:   – For this semester, the exam room will be Tompkins Hall […]

Sep 22, 2017

Call for Proposals: CDQ Special Issue on Environmental Communication in the Age of UnReason

Call for ProposalsEnvironmental Communication in the Age of UnReason: new research, roles, and the technical communicator’s responsibilities in shaping environmental discourse. Guest Editor: Sarah Beth Hopton, Appalachian State University Communication Design Quarterly (CDQ), the peer reviewed publication of the Association for Computing Machinery […]

Sep 14, 2017

Oct 4 – Geothink&Learn Live Video Session – Save The Date!

Over the course of our research grant, we have studied how technology shapes and changes the ways individuals, community groups, government and the private sector work together. One particular technological development, an augmented reality game developed by Niantic for iOS, […]

Sep 11, 2017

GSOLE Webinar Invitation

The webinar, “Your Voice Matters: Publishing in the Field of Online Literacy Education,” will take place on Tuesday, September 12th from 1-2pm ET, and will be lead by Jason Snart (College of DuPage), founder and current editor ofOnline Literacies Open Resource (OLOR), and Michael Greer (University of […]

Sep 11, 2017

Join our NCSU chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America; first meeting Sept. 21

CRDM, Comm, and English Students & Faculty: You are each warmly invited to participate in our NCSU chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America. Our student chapter is a place for MA and PhD students to come together with faculty […]

Sep 6, 2017

Think Tank: Integrating Citizen Science into University Courses

We’re writing to invite you to a think tank to generate new ideas for incorporating citizen science into undergraduate classes. Citizen science projects allow nonscientists—including students pursuing any career path—to collaborate in posing research questions, gathering data, analysis, data visualization, […]

Sep 1, 2017

New workshops for coding + visualization this semester

  We have some new NCSU Libraries visualization workshops that may be of interest to coders. Please click on titles for more information and to register:    Data Visualization with R – Friday 9/8 R for Absolute Beginners – Friday 9/29 D3 Fundamentals I: […]