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Text Processing in Linux

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:00
Mon, Nov 3, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Screen/Society--Rights! Camera! Action! Film Series--"Waste Land" (6:30 reception)

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Waste Land" (Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, and João Jardim, 2010, 99 min, UK and Brazil, Portuguese and English, DVD) / Filmed over nearly three years, "Waste Land" follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs an eclectic band of "catadores" - self-designated pickers of recyclable materials. Muniz's initial o

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 30, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa

Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Huamulin, Boy Xiaoqiang"

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Huamulin, Boy Xiaoqiang" (Li Xinmin, 2013, 76 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's words: This film is about a four year-old boy. His mother is Xiaoqun, exactly my age. I filmed Xiaoqun and her family last year. As the year went on, I found Xiaoqiang so interesting. He played and picked up rubbish together with me. I also saw old people's real lives and found that villagers were destroying the environment. My film is made of all of this. / Screened at the

An Unlikely Alliance: Medical Civil Rights Reformers and Southern Senators in the Age of Deluxe Jim Crow

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:30
Karen Kruse Thomas has served as Historian of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health since 2012. Thomas earned her doctorate in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has taught U.S. history at the universities of North Carolina, Minnesota, and Florida. Her publications in the history of medicine and public health have received numerous national awards. In 2011, the University of Georgia Press published her first book, Deluxe Jim Crow: Civil Rights and Ame

DVS Workshop: ArcGIS Online

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:00
ArcGIS Online (AGOL) is a companion to the ArcGIS client that allows members of a group to store and share spatial data online and that can be used independently or in conjunction with the client. We'll discuss aspects of the AGOL organizational account, adding and accessing content, creating map and feature services, creating and sharing web maps and presentations, publishing web applications, and using analysis tools.

ArcGIS Online

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:00
Wed, Oct 29, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) ArcGIS Online (AGOL) is a companion to the ArcGIS client that allows members of a gr

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Oct 29, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Self-portrait: Dreaming at 47 km"

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Self-portrait: Dreaming at 47 km" (Zhang Mengqi, 2013, 77 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's statement: This is the fourth film in my "self-portrait" series. I went back to the village named 47 km in 2013. My grandfather was critically ill, and I accompanied him as if accompanied by death. The old people and their memories are like dead leaves. I got familiar with the children and we acted together to build a bookroom in village. Between the solitary ol

SSRI~ Workshop: Effective Survey Design for Online, Paper, and Mixed-mode Questionnaires

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 18:00
This workshop examines questionnaire design for online and paper questionnaires, such as screen layout and appearance, the use of images, and other aspects of the user interface which affect the accuracy of survey results. This course does not include programming, but focuses on the conceptual issues and considerations underpinning questionnaire design for online and paper designs. It also considers the design issues involved in combing such modes can be combined with other data collection mode

Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Trash Village"

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:00
FILM SCREENING: "Trash Village" (Zou Xueping, 2013, 82 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's statement: This is the fourth film in my "Zoujiacun" series within the Folk Memory Project. In 2013, I came back to my village and faced the trash problem all over the village. The children and I tried to improve the environment. This was a tough fight against the trash and ideas of villagers. I felt like the trash was in my heart. The lonely solitary life of 95-year-old grandma Sh

Discussion and Reception with Steve Roden, the 2014 Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 21:00
Join the Rubenstein Library and Center for Documentary Studies for a public discussion with Steve Roden, the 2014 Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist. Roden is a multimedia artist based in Pasadena, California, whose work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, film, video, sound installation, text and performance pieces. He will be visiting Duke for a three-week residency in the Rubenstein Library October 13-30, 2014, to study and engage with archival, manuscript, and other special

The Memory Project Reception and Short Clips

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 20:00
This October, Duke will be hosting Chinese documentary filmmaker Wu Wenguang and three of his fellow documentarians for a two-week residency and the launch of a new digital oral history collection. Starting in 2010, Wu recruited numerous young filmmakers for the Memory Project, dispatching them to 246 villages across twenty rural provinces. More than 1,220 elderly villagers were interviewed and recorded. These interviews also gave the amateur filmmakers from Wu¿s studio a chance to leave the bu

The Memory Project: Four Chinese filmmakers show their documentaries

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 20:00
Thu, Oct 23, 2014: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Perkins Library Room 217 Chinese documentary filmmaker Wu Wenguang and three of his fellow documentarians will show clips of their work in the Memory Project, a wide-ranging do

Active Learning: Mind Maps, Minute Papers, Jigsaws and More

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 19:00
Thu, Oct 23, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) Active learning promotes critical thought, collaboration, and engagement with course materials. Students are asked to set memorization aside, in order to share ideas with colleagues, analyze an argument, and apply theories to real-world situations. We will explore techniques that encourage discussion, problem solving, and

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 23, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa

DVS Workshop: Stata for Research

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:00
Stata for Research focuses on the core concepts of using stata. This workshop provides a hands on overview of how to load, manage, and analyze data using stata. The workshop will also include a brief introduction to stata graphics as well. No previous experience with stata is required.

Stata for Research

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:00
Wed, Oct 22, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Stata for Research focuses on the core concepts of using stata. This workshop provides a hands on overview of how to load, manage, and analyze data using stata. The workshop will al

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Oct 22, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

SSRI~ Workshop: Introduction to Qualtrics Survey Software

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:00
This workshop offers an introduction to Qualtrics survey software, a package available (at no cost to researchers) for use across Duke's campus and medical center. This powerful, easy-to-use system is a great way to collect information online, whether as part of a research protocol or for administrative purposes such as program evaluation. This workshop will introduce participants to the Qualtrics system, demonstrate how to set up an account, create a questionnaire and access its results. It wi

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