A Just Anthropocene? Water, Climate, Community, and Resilience
The 2019 Rolf Buchdahl lecture on Science, Technology, and Human Values: "A Just Anthropocene? Water, Climate, Community, and Resilience," with Nancy Langston, Distinguished Professor of Environmental History, Michigan Technological University.
Workshop: ‘Mapping’ Environment and Change Over Time
Open workshop on 'Mapping' the Environment and Change Over Time: Join this discussion based on four approaches looking at how to map/analyze environment and change over time in India, China, Latin America and Raleigh, North Carolina.
CRDM Symposium 2019 Keynote Speaker: Zizi Papacharissi
Keynote: Affective Publics: News Storytelling, Sentiment, Democracy. Social media excite the public imagination with their potential for democratization, newer forms of news storytelling and social change. Digitally aided waves of civil unrest invite speculation on whether social media make or break the pace of revolutionary movements. Drawing from analyses of the unfinished revolutions and interrupted movements of the past few years, this talk begins by examining the role of social media in introducing a new political.
The Historian’s Guide to Black Twitter: Navigating Discussions of Race on Social Media
Prof. Blair Kelley speaks on “The Historian’s Guide to Black Twitter: Navigating Discussions of Race on Social Media.” In addition to being an expert in Twitter, Kelley is assistant dean for Interdisciplinary Studies and International Programs in our college and associate professor of History.
CRDM Symposium Kick-off Speaker: Dylan Marron
Dylan Marron is the kickoff speaker for the 2019 CRDM Symposium: Dialog 2.0. Register for this free event at ourwebsite. Marron hosts and produces Conversations with People Who Hate Me, a podcast where he calls up the people behind negative comments on the internet. He recently gave a TED Talk and is currently writing Snowflake, a book about empathy on the internet, difficult conversations, and wielding softness as strength.
CRDM Symposium 2019: Dialog 2.0
Registration is open through March 21 for Dialog 2.0: Social Movements, Online Communication and Transformation. Registration is free but space may be limited. See website for full schedule and registration form.
Talk on Modern European Philosophy
Robert B. Pippin of the University of Chicago will give a talk on “Idealism and Anti-Idealism in Modern European Thought” in the Philosophy Colloquium Series.
Rising NC: Sea Level Rise in Art and Oral History: Panel Discussion
Rising NC is a collection of stunning photographs and moving oral history accounts that present how climate change is transforming North Carolina's coastal region. Join us for a panel discussion with NC State History Professor Blair Kelley, artist Baxter Miller and Public History graduate student Andre Taylor.
Engaging with WAC: Linking Writing, Critical Thinking, and Student Engagement
Building on the observation that writing and speaking are among the most effective ways of engaging students in critical engagement with course content and disciplinary practices — in particular, through the added cognitive processing required to transform knowledge into writing or speaking — this workshop will help participants consider the role writing and speaking across the curriculum can play in engaging students more deeply in their courses. Participants will leave with one or more activities they might use in their courses.
Middle East Film Festival: 17
Join us for a screening of "17," in which the Jordanian under-17 women’s soccer team prepares for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup. The first film in the annual Middle East Film Festival is introduced by Islamic Studies Professor Anna Bigelow.