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The Memory Project Reception with Filmmakers of "Self-Portrait"

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 21:00
Join us for a reception with The Memory Project filmmakers. Screening of ¿Self-portrait¿ (2013, 77 mins.) by Zhang Mengqi to follow. 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. Wu Wenguang is one of the founding figures of the Chinese independent documentary film movement. His groundbreaking debut film, Bumming in Beijing (1990), portrayed

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

DVS Workshop: Data Visualization on the Web

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:00
Until recently, most data visualizations were created by installing statistics or visualization software onto our computers. In recent years, however, a number of web-based data visualization tools have been developed. These tools offer many advantages over downloaded software applications - visualizations can be created on PCs or Macs, groups can often collaborate in their creation, and the results can often be shared more easily. This workshop will give a quick overview of several web-based

Data Visualization on the Web

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:00
Tue, Oct 21, 2014: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Until recently, most data visualizations were created by installing statistics or visualization software onto our computers. In recent years, however, a number of web-based data visualization tools have been developed. These tools offer many advantages over downloaded software applications - visualizations can be created on PCs

Susannah Heschel: Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: The Prophetic Life of Abraham Joshua Heschel

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:30
Susannah Heschel (Dartmouth College) discusses her father's (Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel) legacy as a human rights activist and his archives, which have recently opened here at Duke in the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Susannah Heschel is the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. Her scholarship focuses on Jewish-Christian relations in Germany during the 19th and 20th centuries, the history of biblical scholarship, and the history of anti-Semitism. Her numero

DVS Workshop: Splunk for Research Data

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:00
Splunk is a data collection and analysis tool specializing in machine-generated data. Unlike traditional databases, Splunk does not require a "schema" or any kind of up-front description of the data; you simply point it at a text stream, or text file, and it ingests and indexes it automatically. It is particularly effective if your data-type may change in the future; if you need to merge several streams of data with different formats; or if the streams are coming in at different frequencies.

Splunk for Research Data

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:00
Mon, Oct 20, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist: Steve Roden

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 22:30
Join the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library for a public presentation 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

Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker: Stanley Nelson

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 22:00
Join us for a public conversation with award-winning documentary filmmaker and 2013 National Humanities Medal recipient Stanley Nelson. The conversation will be facilitated by arts advocate, historic preservationist, author, and accomplished TV interviewer Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel. This is the third installment of the Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series. Reception to follow. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Active Learning Roundtable

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:00
Fri, Oct 17, 2014: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) The CIT’s Active Learning Roundtable is an ongoing opportunity for Duke faculty to meet and share ideas. Every three weeks, faculty from around the university are invited to bring ideas and examples of what works in their classroom. We will focus on a range of topics including brief activities suc

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