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This week in North Philly Notes, we re-post an blog entry by Paul Djupe and Ryan Claassen, co-editors of The Evangelical Crackup?, from the blog Religion in Politics.

For academics who study American religion...

North Philly Notes
October 17, 2018

By Alissa Elegant Immersive video (including 360 and VR) is an emergent technology bustling with innovation.  It allows us to break out of a century in which video was usually constrained to...

The post Immersive Video and the Kinetoscope appeared first on Digital Scholarship Center.

Temple Digital Scholarship Center
October 11, 2018

This week in North Philly NotesAnna Mitchell Mahoney, author of Women Take Their Place in State Legislatures, writes about the importance of women and bipartisan caucuses.

The toxic masculinity displayed perpetually by politicians and tracked by scholars (https://www.genderwatch2018.org/) in our current political climate reminds us...

North Philly Notes
October 10, 2018

By Vivien Wise Here I am, fiber artist, beginner MFA graduate student, lover of mountains and quilts, learning the “digital …

The post 3D Modeling in Reverse: From the Digital to the Physical appeared first on Temple University Digital Scholarship Center.

Temple Digital Scholarship Center
October 8, 2018
This week in North Philly Notes, we repost an article about the state of University Presses by Derek Krissoff, Director of West Virginia University Press, that appeared in Inside Higher Ed on October 2.

A casual observer might reasonably assume that university presses are in crisis, or deserve to be. Mainstream outlets routinely proclaim that “...

North Philly Notes
October 3, 2018

Photograph by Emily Toner.

At the start of each academic year, library staff set up a table...

Scholarly Communication @ Temple
September 28, 2018

This week in North Philly Notes, Ryan Mulligan, the acquiring editor of Yasemin Besen-Cassino’s The Cost of Being a Girlpresents his survey findings about gender and first jobs. 

One of the most exciting parts of my job as an acquisitions editor at a university press is going to academic conferences. Stop laughing; I’m serious!

Conferences give editors a chance to...

North Philly Notes
September 26, 2018

What is a troll? Unlike bots, trolls are actual people using social media to sow discord or spread false information. …

The post Trolling for regime change in Iran appeared first on Temple University Digital Scholarship Center.

Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 26, 2018

The “Link” at the Calgary Airport

Last week I had an unexpected 12 hours...

Assessment on the Ground
September 24, 2018

By Bethany Farrell Of all the discipline-specific words co-opted by the larger public the word curate irks art historian me …

The post “That Belongs in a Museum”: Curation and DH Data as Cultural Heritage appeared first on Temple University Digital Scholarship Center.

Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 21, 2018

This week in North Philly Notes, in honor of Banned Books Week, we repost an article by Claire Kirch that appeared in Publishers Weekly on September 13, about Target’s practice of redacting certain key words in the product descriptions of their books and how the University Press community responded. 

Publishers Call Out Target for ‘...

North Philly Notes
September 20, 2018

This week in North Philly Notes, an interview with Nelson A. Diaz, about his inspiring new autobiography, Not from Here, Not from There.

You came to America as a child—literally—in your mother’s belly. Can you discuss the experience of being part of the wave of Puerto Rican immigrants post-World War II?
During the 1940’s and 1950’s, many Puerto Ricans came to New York in search of greater job opportunities because the economic hardships confronting Puerto Rico...

North Philly Notes
September 12, 2018

As part of my dissertation research, my project for the Digital Scholars Program looked atlanguageattitudes about Papiamento/u on Facebook.  Papiamento/u, …

The post Nos Dushi Papiamento/u (Our Sweet Papiamento/u): Analyzing Language Attitudes on Facebook appeared first on Temple University Digital Scholarship Center.

Temple Digital Scholarship Center
September 5, 2018

Last week the Libraries’ Assessment Community of Practice kicked off the year by hosting Alexandra Yanovski-Bowers (Assistant Director for Undergraduate Strategic Initiatives) and Michele Lynn O’Conner (Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies). The discussion was Undergraduate Studies’ work to build a predictive statistical model for identifying “at risk” students at Temple and provide positive interventions to support these students.

While the idea of collecting, mining and analyzing personal data on students is concerning to some,...

Assessment on the Ground
September 5, 2018
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Christine Woyshner

 

The 1930s American South was a region of deep racial segregation as the social norms of white supremacy and the terrorism of lynching kept white and black Americans in separate and unequal spheres. The Commission on Interracial Cooperation was an Atlanta-based initiative of...

Human Sciences
September 4, 2018

This week in North Philly Notes, we re-post a recent editorial, written by Stefanie Chambers, author of Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus that appeared in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune about Ilhan Omar winning the U.S...

North Philly Notes
August 22, 2018

Temple University Library’s award-winning noontime concert series, Beyond the Notes, proudly announces its fifth season!
All concerts are held in Paley Library Lecture Hall.
Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given.
Mark your calendars!

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Performing Arts News
August 20, 2018

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