Humanities

Education, Technology, and Innovation: Engaging Educators Career Series

Ready to discover career opportunities that combine technology, computer science, programming, entrepreneurship, and innovation with education? Come network with experts and learn more about careers and opportunities to use your skills helping and teaching others.

This event will include a panel of Duke and community experts, guided roundtable conversations, and time for open networking. Light refreshments will be served.

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Reducing Gun Violence: A Duke Panel

Mass shootings, suicide, and intimate partner violence plague too much of our country. We need a new path forward. Join Professors Joseph Blocher and Darrell Miller of the Law School, Professor Jeffrey Swanson of the School of Medicine, and Professor Phillip Cook of the Sanford School of Public Policy for an interdisciplinary discussion an interdisciplinary discussion on the nature of gun violence and gun control in recent and contemporary America. A catered reception will follow.

The Bayeux Tapestry: Weaving Technology into the Middle Ages

Martin Foys, Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss the Digital Mappa resource, a powerful tool used by digital humanities scholars to transform their work. Foys is an expert on the Bayeux Tapestry, a medieval embroidered cloth which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. Foys will discuss Digital Mappa in relation to his own work on the digital Bayeux Tapestry and to the recent work at the NC State University Libraries on a life-sized digital version of the Tapestry.

Duke Collaboratories Info Session

Considering a cross-disciplinary collaborative project? Attend a COLLABORATORIES INFO SESSION to learn more about the Together Duke Collaboratories initiative, a funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of faculty and students who are addressing major challenges in Energy and Water Resources; Race, Religion, and Citizenship; or Population Health.

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