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EDGE Overview

October 4, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Participants will come away from this presentation knowing what tools and training opportunities are available in OU Libraries' new Innovation @ the EDGE makerspace, and how they might incorporate the capabilities of the space into their existing scholarly pursuits. Examples of ongoing and completed EDGE-based projects including specialized 3D prints, VR applications, and inspiring microcontroller projects will be exhibited.

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Event Location
Community Room (LL118)

Opening reception for "Homage to the Ballets Russes"

October 4, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The OU School of Visual Arts, in collaboration with OU Libraries, presents, Homage to the Ballets Russes. See the mixed media exhibition on the main floor of Bizzell and enjoy complimentary refreshments in the HCLC Community Room. 

Digital Humanities Meet Up

October 5, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

The Digital Humanities Meet Ups are a great opportunity to learn and explore new digital skills together.

During this session, John Stewart from the Center for Teaching Excellence will lead a hands-on workshop on how to create a database with Drupal. 
 

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VR @ OU

October 7, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The OVAL (Oklahoma Virtual Academic Laboratory) is a virtual reality learning platform that allows students and researchers to upload and manipulate any 3D model across a network of Oculus Rift headsets. Learn how OVAL can support your scholarship in this interactive workshop.
 

Register Here!

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EDGE Overview

October 11, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Participants will come away from this presentation knowing what tools and training opportunities are available in OU Libraries' new Innovation @ the EDGE makerspace, and how they might incorporate the capabilities of the space into their existing scholarly pursuits. Examples of ongoing and completed EDGE-based projects including specialized 3D prints, VR applications, and inspiring microcontroller projects will be exhibited.

Register Here!

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Event Location
Digital Scholarship Conference Room (LL121E)

Text Encoding Initiative: Turning Text into Data

October 12, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join OU Libraries for our monthly Digital Humanities Brown Bag. Bring your lunch and participate in a discussion about tools and theory related to the Digital Humanities. 

During this session, Sam Huskey, Department of Classics and Letters, will present on Text Encoding Initiative: Turning Text into Data. 


All are welcome from beginners to experts. 

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SciFinder Training

October 12, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us for SciFinder database training with Feroze Ali from the Chemical Abstracts Service.

Location: Astellas Conference Room (SLSRC 3410/3430). The Stephenson Life Sciences Research Center (SLSRC) is located on the research campus, south of OU’s main campus.

Presenter biography:
Feroze Ali, MS is the Chemical Abstracts Service Applications Specialist based out of Austin, TX and covering the southern half of the US. He joined CAS after working as an intellectual property searcher for eight years at IP search companies, law firms and the Scientific and Technical Information Library within the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Feroze holds a bachelor's degree in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Maryland and a master's degree in biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University.

Please send questions for Mr. Ali to Carolyn Mead-Harvey.

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VR @ OU

October 12, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The OVAL (Oklahoma Virtual Academic Laboratory) is a virtual reality learning platform that allows students and researchers to upload and manipulate any 3D model across a network of Oculus Rift headsets. Learn how OVAL can support your scholarship in this interactive workshop.

Register Here!

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2nd Friday at the OU Fine Arts Library

October 14, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Mary Jo Watson will discuss the Native American aspects of the Ballet Russe, to be accompanied by a short film, The Spirit of the Dance. Artwork on display by students Madeline Wichryk, Jiaxin Jiang, Cara Alizadeh, Mayumi Kiefer, Reva Kashikar and Mary Munoz.

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EDGE Overview

October 18, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Participants will come away from this presentation knowing what tools and training opportunities are available in OU Libraries' new Innovation @ the EDGE makerspace, and how they might incorporate the capabilities of the space into their existing scholarly pursuits. Examples of ongoing and completed EDGE-based projects including specialized 3D prints, VR applications, and inspiring microcontroller projects will be exhibited.
 

Register Here!

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Event Location
Community Room (LL118)

School of Visual Art’s Tuesday Soirée

October 18, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Professor Robert Bailey will be giving a lecture entitled, “A Brief History of the Gesamtkunstwerk, with attention to the Ballet Russe” for the School of Visual Art’s Tuesday Soirée. There will also be a short film, Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes to follow the talk.

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Event Location
Community Room (LL118)

2016 Presidential Debate Watch Party

October 19, 2016 - 7:30pm

The university community is invited to a watch party for the final debate between the 2016 presidential candidates. The debate airs from 8 to 9:30 pm. Starting at 7:30 pm, attendees will have an opportunity to participate in an informal poll. After the debate, attendees can participate in a discussion led by OU professors. Refreshments will be served.

The event is hosted by the Carl Albert Center,Gaylord College, the Political Communication Center, Student Government Association and University Libraries.

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VR @ OU

October 21, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The OVAL (Oklahoma Virtual Academic Laboratory) is a virtual reality learning platform that allows students and researchers to upload and manipulate any 3D model across a network of Oculus Rift headsets. Learn how OVAL can support your scholarship in this interactive workshop.

Register Here!

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Event Location
Digital Scholarship Conference Room (LL121E)

DH Brown Bag: Teaching Early Modern Women's Writing with Drupal's Transcription Tool

October 26, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join OU Libraries for our monthly Digital Humanities Brown Bag. Bring your lunch and participate in a discussion about tools and theory related to the digital humanities. 

During this session, Dr. Kathleen Crowther, Department of History of Science, will present on teaching early modern women's writing with Drupal's transcription tool.

All are welcome from beginners to experts. 

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VR @ OU

October 28, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The OVAL (Oklahoma Virtual Academic Laboratory) is a virtual reality learning platform that allows students and researchers to upload and manipulate any 3D model across a network of Oculus Rift headsets. Learn how OVAL can support your scholarship in this interactive workshop.

Register Here!

Event Location
Collaborative Learning Classroom (LL123)

Tracking the Impact of Your Research: Citations and More

October 31, 2016 - 2:00pm

Quantitative metrics, such as citation counts, have long been used as one approach to measuring the impact of published research. Additional article-level metrics are emerging to capture more details about how research is being used in an online environment. This session will describe some of these metrics and introduce tools that enable researchers to understand and interpret both new and traditional measures of the impact of their work.

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Event Location
Digital Scholarship Conference Room (LL121E)

DH Brown Bag: Technology and Teaching Philosophies

November 9, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join OU Libraries for our monthly Digital Humanities Brown Bag. Bring your lunch and participate in a discussion about tools and theory related to the Digital Humanities. 

During this session, John Stewart from the Center for Teaching Excellence will lead a discussion on "Understanding E-Learning Technologies-in-Practices through Philosophies-in-Practice."

All are welcome from beginners to experts.

Galileo's World: Chat with the Curators

November 10, 2016 - 7:00pm

In this “Chat with the Curators” event, come explore a reprise of the Copernicus and Meteorology exhibit, originally on display at the National Weather Center during the Galileo’s World exhibition. The curators will lead a short tour and discuss Copernicus and meteorology.
 

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Copernicus and Meteorology: "Chat with the Curators" Walking Tour

November 10, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Come explore a reprise of the Copernicus and Meteorology exhibit, originally on display at the National Weather Center as part of the Galileo's World exhibition. In this walking tour, Kerry Magruder, the curator of Galileo's World, will discuss Copernicus and Meteorology, on display again for a two-month rotation, as well as the collaboration between the library and National Weather Center that the original exhibit possible.

OU Humanities Forum

Event Location
Digital Scholarship Conference Room (LL121E)

OU Humanities Forum

November 18, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This is the third Forum Fellows seminar for OU faculty, staff, and graduate students on the OU Humanities Forum’s 2017-2017 theme of “Outcasts & Outlands.”  Professors Noyori-Corbett and Moxley will discuss how the Myanmar Women's Research Project incorporates arts-based humanities research methods to facilitate the involvement of refugee Myanmar women in envisioning a culturally responsive community center. A light lunch will be provided.

Readings will be distributed in advance to registered participants. Space is limited. Register by Nov. 14.

The OU Humanities Forum is supported by the Office of the Senior Vice President & Provost; the Office of the Vice President for Research; the College of Arts & Sciences; with additional support from the Office of the President and the OU Libraries. Visit the OU Humanities forum for more events and additional information For accommodations, please contact humanities.forum@ou.edu / Tel: (405) 325-2002.

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Event Location
Digital Scholarship Conference Room (LL121E)

DH Brown Bag

December 14, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join OU Libraries for our monthly Digital Humanities Brown Bag. Bring your lunch and participate in a discussion about tools and theory related to the Digital Humanities. 

All are welcome from beginners to experts.