Are you curious about digital humanities but don't know where to begin your explorations? Were you inspired by the Conversations in the Digital Humanities showcase event last Fall and thinking about plans for next year? Do you have a project in mind but would like advice from experts on campus?
A special discussion with Duke Communications Professionals, with Amy Selwyn, Storytegic.How does your organization talk about itself? Do you celebrate your rich history? Do your corporate values come through in what you say and how you say it? How does your staff talk about your brand/organization? Storytelling is a powerful tool for sharing with the world -- internal and external audiences alike -- what makes your organization different from all others. For helping you (and your audiences) to know and to feel what the world would miss if you weren't here.
Cornelis Jacobs, Co-Founder of Storytegic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Art Director, News Exchange, European Broadcasting Union, will share insights from redesigning one of the most iconic logos in the world. The Eurovision Song Contest is one of the longest running television shows in the world, with on average an audience of 200 million viewers. It has become Europe's favorite TV show. Last year Eurovision decided the time had come to redesign the iconic Eurovision Song Contest logo, preparing it for the next decade.
In the last two to three years, smart glasses introduced into surgical specialties have shown great potential for enhancing patient care and training processes. Dr. Selene Parekh, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, has been at the forefront of applying technology to healthcare, especially using smart glasses to aid training of fellow surgeons from his native country of India. Dr. Parekh has used multiple commercially available devices, such as Google Glass and Pivothead SMART, to record and live broadcast his operations for synchronous telementoring. Dr.
Media Challenges South Africa.Presented by Media Fellows Bongiwe Khumelo, Reporter, eNCA e News Channel Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, and Yusuf Omar, Anchor, Mobile Journalism specialist, Foreign Correspondent, eNCA , e News Channel Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa.This Spring the Duke community will have a number of chances to hear from international journalists about their experiences reporting on major world events, to explore the ways the media and social movements interact and influence each other, and to explore new and creative approaches to storytelling.
Presented by Media Fellow Verena Lammert, Editor, TV Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Cologne, Germany.Verena, has a weekly television talk show that looks at women's issues in Germany and around the world. Today she will talk about the way social media has affected how women are represented in the media, and how they represent and organize themselves and what this means for feminism at large. This new movement addresses important topics such as rape, victim blaming, sexism, the role of the female body and motherhood.
Media Fellow Lyng-You Ramirez, Director of Content, Grupo de Diarios America (GDA), Miami, FLThis Spring the Duke community will have a number of chances to hear from international journalists about their experiences reporting on major world events, to explore the ways the media and social movements interact and influence each other, and to explore new and creative approaches to storytelling.
What if you could view a video as though you were in the middle of it instead of looking straight ahead at one view? Would that full perspective (up, down, behind you, to both sides) enable you to identify important elements or connections you might otherwise miss? Even if you are part of the activity being recorded, you can only look at one perspective at a time, and might easily miss an important cue that isn't in your current field of view.
Come hear five Duke MEM/MBA students who placed first in the Yale Responsible Investing Case Competition and second in the Business for a Better World Case Competition at the World Economic Forum introduce concepts and theories that are driving interest in the field of sustainable investing, March 30 from 4-5 p.m. The students will demonstrate how sustainable investment ideas are being put into practice and discuss how this connects to efforts such as the divestment initiative and management of the Duke endowment. A reception will follow the discussion.