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Talk: "Greenland, Global Warming, and Contemporary Film and Media Production in the Circumpolar North"

Talk by Anna Westersthl Stenport, Professor of Scandinavian Studies.

CIRSS Seminar, ""Data Science Across Disciplines: Providing Graduate Students with Skills and Confidence"

Halie Rando and Diana Byrne will present their talk, "Data Science Across Disciplines: Providing Graduate Students with Skills and Confidence," at this CIRSS Seminar.

CyberGIS Brown Bag - Dr. Peter Christensen

Title: Big Data and Big Challenges: Estimating the Marginal Cost of Traffic Congestion in Developing Countries

Bio: Peter is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Visual Methods from Atoms to Cells

Visualization of the nanoscale world presents an interesting challenge: how do you create images of objects that are far smaller than the wavelength of light? Scientists and artists have developed several metaphors to address this challenge, each capturing a relevant aspect of the molecule, but omitting other aspects. I will present an approach for the creation of images that span the scale range from nanometers to micrometers, depicting subjects ranging from the atomic structure of biomolecules to the molecular ultrastructure of cells.

CIRSS Seminar, "Iconclass, Arkyves and the use of Iconography Vocabulary Standards to Enhance Access"

Hans Brandhorst will present "Iconclass, Arkyves and the use of Iconography Vocabulary Standards to Enhance Access" at this CIRSS Seminar.

International Food Security at Illinois Symposium: "Using Big Data to Improve International Food Security"

The symposium will bring together physical scientists, social scientists, and data scientists who use big data methods, including text analysis, computer learning, and remote sensing, to think about where and how we can use these methods to address international food security. 

 

CIRSS Seminar: Illinois Databank development preliminary report from Illinois Research Data Service

Heidi Imker, Elizabeth Wickes, and Elise Dunham of the Illinois Research Data Service will speak on the preliminary development of the Illinois Databank project.

Windsor Lecture: "Information Power Shifts and the Fifth Estate"

William H. Dutton, Quello Professor of Media and Information Policy at Michigan State University, will deliver the Spring 2016 Windsor Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 14, in GSLIS Room 126. His lecture is titled, "Information Power Shifts and the Fifth Estate." A reception will be held in the GSLIS east foyer immediately following the lecture.

CIRSS Seminar, "Text as Data at Illinois: Exploring the News Holdings of the Cline Center for Democracy"

Please join us for this CIRSS Seminar featuring special guest Scott Althaus, Merriam Professor of Political Science, professor of communication, and director of the Cline Center for Democracy at Illinois. Althaus will present "Text as Data at Illinois: Exploring the News Holdings of the Cline Center for Democracy."

Gryphon Lecture: "The True Story of Teens, Social Media, and Libraries: Using Teen-Centered Research to Break Down Pervasive Stereotypes”

The Center for Children’s Books will host the 2016 Gryphon Lecture on Friday, March 11. The annual lecture, which is free and open to campus and the public, features a leading scholar in the field of youth and literature, media, and culture.

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