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TEI data model for petitionary texts in French or Latin for use as a critical or diplomatic edition with translation. This model specifically uses datasets found in the British National Archives (Special Collections 8) for creating a collection of samples as the basis of a prosopographical study on communication networks.
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Our move into cyberspaces and cyber networks warrant higher digital footprints and our dependence on digital affordances engenders further stakes in dialogues of effective and appropriate representation of our non-virtual selves. These discussions necessitate questions on and the problematics of the virtual representation of otherness online. My research situates itself at the intersection of Big Data and digital activism movements in the Southern Hemisphere, particularly in the Indian context, whose focus posits the struggle of the queer subaltern against the government as an institution that misrepresents democracy and other institutions with postcolonial, patriarchal and heteronormative notions and concepts of citizenship. My focus for the research is the recently eliminated colonial, anti-homosexuality law, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code in India and the public, private and political discourses surrounding the issue. This study examines Big Data, particularly Twitter Data collected and filtered through queries of queer digital activism on the social media platform in the form of hashtags #Section377, #decriminalize+homosexuality, #Article377IPC among others in the understanding of an accurate virtual representation of the queer population that is engaged in the struggle and in the effective gauging of the problematics of intersectionality of representation. Is the data representative of the subaltern; is data racialized, gendered and inclusive or is it merely a depiction of the intent of an ideal of inclusion, queer empathy, and support as a part of a larger movement of progressivity and voice of the subaltern within digital movement uprisings in India? Is it too optimistic to posit sufficiency in the argument of the internet and digitized spaces as a form of Fraser’s (1992) counter-public spheres that combat authority, dominant narratives and/or structures and challenge the status quo? These are some questions that this research addresses.
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Two-Act Play Nobody goes to Gary is a Swiftian satire. Gil Tolliver, an investigative reporter I New York City, makes a fateful journey into the real heart of Gary, Indiana, after hearing the musical tune "Gary, Indiana, Gary, Indiana" during _The Music Man_. Don't measure the distance of Gary from New York in miles, but in emotional light years. This absurd, single song defines all anybody knows or wishes to know. This is a problem not only for Gary, but for other under-represented and misunderstood locations. Comments are welcome from anyone, no need to be "an expert" on theatre.
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Many music librarians participate in professional and amateur music making. We face similar performance practice/interpretive issues as do our music library users. This panel discussion focuses on application of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy to performance practice in experimental music. Four music librarians with significant academic and applied expertise in performing experimental music describe their individual and collective processes in developing a performance of one page from Cornelius Cardew’s Treatise, a graphic score published in 1967. Panelists will describe processes, resources, challenges and discoveries, with special consideration for the analogous experiences of music library users. The session includes a 10 minute live trio performance of two pages from Treatise.
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For archiving I made a couple of screenshots of this rare occasion. German director Alexander Kluge interviewing Natascha Drubek in June 2016. The whole film (45') can be found when you follow the link below: “Von den Ikonen zum russischen Stummfilm”: “Russisches Licht” hieß eine mondäne städtische Beleuchtungsart, zuerst in Paris erprobt, die das Gaslicht ablöste. Natascha Drubek nimmt dieses “Licht der Moderne” als Metapher, um die tiefgreifende Beziehung des Lichts in den russischen Ikonen mit dem Licht in den einmaligen russischen Stummfilmen zu vergleichen, die ein Stück Klassik in der Filmgeschichte darstellen. Das gilt nicht nur für die legendären Filme von Eisenstein, Vertow, Pudowkin und anderen Meistern der 20er Jahre, sondern vor allem auch für den Stummfilm der Zeit bis 1917: Filme wie DÄMMERUNG EINER FRAUENSEELE von Jewgeni Bauer. Das “Russische Licht” von vor 140 Jahren leuchtete in den Großstädten nur kurz. Seine Faszination aber erstreckt sich etwa 20 Jahre länger als die Filmgeschichte: heute wäre “Russisches Licht” (in der Gestalt großer Glaskugeln, der Ikonen des Stummfilms) ein Anknüpfungspunkt für jede Erneuerung des Films (der durch Hollywood-Abbildrealismus und die Medien totgequatscht ist). (A. Kluge)
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Short interview on teaching diversity in the wake of the Chancellor's Diversity Workshop for faculty fellows at the University of Pittsburgh (2010 or thereabouts).
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Imagine a humanities network with the sharing power of Academia.edu, the archival quality of an institutional repository, and a commitment to using and contributing to open source software. Now imagine that this network is not-for-profit. It doesn’t want to sell your data or generate profit from your intellectual property. That’s Humanities Commons. Run by a nonprofit consortium of scholarly societies, Humanities Commons wants to help you curate your online presence, expand the reach of your scholarship—whatever form it may take—and connect with other scholars who share your interests. This webinar will show you how you can make the Humanities Commons platform work for you. You'll walk through tailoring your profile, sharing your work with groups, and more.
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Gives a short history of Aslib, which was from 1924 to 2010 an independent membership organisation for special librarianship, technical and commercial information work, and latterly for information management, It was highly influential in the development of documentation and information science, in the UK and worldwide. Its activities included research and consultancy, training, professional development, publishing, and technology development. Aslib was for many years the de facto UK centre for information research, especially information and library management, information orgnaisation and computer applications. It has had several names, being at times the Association of Special Libraries and Information Bureaux, Aslib, the Association for Information Management, and ASLIB. In 2010, ASLIB became a part of Emerald Group Publishing, and activities ceased in 2016.
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A videographic exploration of Hannibal through the lens of fanvids
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First setting of "Jesu Redemptor" for four voices (originally for SATB, in this recording for SSAT) by Portuguese composer Filipe de Magalhães (c.1571-1652), from his "Cantus Ecclesiasticum" print of 1698. Recorded by the Schola of Ensemble Eborensis in the commemorating concert of the foral of Aguiar, Paroquial Church of Aguiar, June 10, 2016.
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