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NYU Center for Experimental Humanities | Graduate Program
Advising extends beyond course selection and the master's thesis. An interdisciplinary graduate degree can be shaped to reach many different goals, and it is here that the expertise of the faculty proves especially valuable. CEH graduates move into doctoral programs, professional schools, and many kinds of productive careers, ranging from teaching at the secondary level to mass media production to Wall Street. New York University, the Graduate School, and the Center for Experimental Humanities possess a wide array of resources to assist in the formation and completion of these longer-term objectives.
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5 weeks ago by gwijthoff
Listen Up
Ragtag organizes tech volunteers to help activists, organizers, non-profits, and candidates break down tech barriers to achieving their organizing goals.

Brings together people in tech and humanities
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How denialists weaponize media literacy and what to do about it / Boing Boing
danah boyd's SXSW Edu keynote, What Hath We Wrought? builds on her essay from 2017 about the relationship of media literacy education to the rise of conspiracy theories and the great epistemological rift in which significant numbers of people believe things that are clearly untrue, from climate denial to flat-earthing.
media_literacy  fake_news  getting_out  education 
6 weeks ago by gwijthoff
Advice from a Contingent Faculty Member on Career Directions for PhDs in English | Leeann Hunter, Ph.D.
To be sure, my non-tenure track position, even right from the start, was legions above other contingent faculty positions. In 2012, I was offered a 3-3 teaching load on a semester system with a salary in the mid-40Ks, but this offer was made as a spousal accommodation, and it was extended to me because I had a tenure-track offer at another institution. Nevertheless, I spent my first two years at WSU teaching in the composition program, feeling at times like I was a graduate student again, as if that PhD was nothing more than a certificate of debt and guilt. Even after 6 years at the institution, my lack of value and relevance in my department is enough to drive me to tears, but I have also learned that senior faculty members all across the university have experienced these same feelings of irrelevance.
academia  getting_out 
11 weeks ago by gwijthoff
About – Figure 8 Thinking
Natalie W. Nixon, PhD is a design strategist and a hybrid thinker. At Figure 8 Thinking, LLC she helps organizations accelerate innovation and growth by developing meaningful strategy through design thinking and ethnographic research.  She applies her diverse background in service design, anthropology and fashion, to help clients with culture transformation, leadership development, ideation sessions and envisioning labs.
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january 2018 by gwijthoff
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january 2018 by gwijthoff
MyData Hubs - MyData.org
OK, but what does it mean to be a “Local hub”?

Hubs can be in all sizes and in all forms, what fits best to you. Our proposed action points would be to gather people from businesses, public and third sector to common meetups, work together on the MyData declaration as starting point for discussions and develop further strategies based on shared interest.

After the first meetups, it is highly recommended to define a clear mission, which should be aligned also with MyData mission. After some time, we should also be able to have some objective measures to track your contributions to the network, like meetups or events that you run, use cases that you collect, materials you produce, etc. We’d like to also see the key drivers of the hubs taking part of the Global network meetings.

 

Cool, it goes well with my ideas. I’d like to start a local MyData initiative in … What’s my next move?

Great! You are most welcome to join our global network and we are happy to help you kickoff this in your local area. Here’s what you can do as your first moves:
philadelphia  getting_out  privacy 
january 2018 by gwijthoff
About PORT | PORT Urbanism
PORT is a leading-edge design consultancy whose work focuses on the analysis, visioning, design and implementation of new forms of collective space and public realm, ranging in scale from plazas, parks and public waterfronts, to institutional framework plans and regional planning strategies.
philadelphia  getting_out 
december 2017 by gwijthoff
MAYA Design
We are a design consultancy and innovation lab.
philadelphia  getting_out 
december 2017 by gwijthoff
Contingent No More | Maximillian Alvarez
Our grand academic myths and professional fictions keep all of us striving for the wrong things, pickling in a brine of cruel optimism about what our individual professional futures might bring while our academic community is splintered by doubt, insecurity, envy, and fatigue. That is, after all, the supreme draw, the sweet poison, of such myths: they prey on the most self-serving and hyper-individualized conceits of an already laissez-faire academic culture that idolizes individual thinkers while equating professional success with genuine intellectual worth. It shouldn’t be hard to see how the mythology of such a culture merges so seamlessly with the neoliberal ethos of self-reliance and the self-serving fantasies of meritocracy and capitalistic bootstrapism.
academia  getting_out 
may 2017 by gwijthoff
Publish and Perish: Law in Academia | Mockingbird
With a review of Chad Wellmon's work on 19C German scholasticism
academia  getting_out 
february 2017 by gwijthoff

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