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Information Science: Papers and Presentations

Oct. 1, 2019

William Aspray and James Cortada just published their book, "From Urban Legends to Political Fact-Checking" (Springer). PhD students Anthony Pinter , Aaron Jiang , Katie Gach , and Jim Dykes , along with Melanie Sidwell (Media Studies) and Prof. Jed Brubaker had a paper titled "'Am I Never Going to...

Information Science: Grants and New Initiatives

Oct. 1, 2019

Prof. Robin Burke was awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for the project "Realizing Fairness in Recommender Systems: Intersectionality, Tools, Explanation". The project will study how concepts of fairness developed for machine learning can be extended to personalized recommender systems in such areas as philanthropy, news and...

DCMP September Graduate Student Updates

Oct. 1, 2019

Roberto Azaretto recently received a PhD in music composition from SUNY in Buffalo, New York. Two of his works have been performed in Buffalo this year: Eigengrau , for four instruments, was premiered in April by the Australian Ensemble Elision and Verfremdungen, and M (2) was premiered by the Hayley-Laufer...

DCMP September Faculty Updates

Oct. 1, 2019

Associate Professor Reece Auguiste presented a paper on African archives and multimedia arts, and conducted a seminar on the essay film and African documentary practice at the University of Witwatersrand's RE-Framing Africa: Restructuring the Self conference in South Africa. He presented work in the On Film series at the University...

Stephanie Spray awarded Science Sandbox and Catapult Film Fund grants

Oct. 1, 2019

Assistant Professor Stephanie Spray is in postproduction for her film Edge of Time , which won a Sundance Institute and Science Sandbox grant. She is in production for another film, Patagonia Park , which won a Catapult Film Fund grant. She also contributed a chapter to the Routledge Handbook of...

Erin Espelie awarded Mellon Foundation grant

Oct. 1, 2019

Assistant Professor Erin Espelie ––along with Natural Hazards Center Director Lori Peek, Art and Art History Assistant Professor Brianne Cohen, and Director of the Center for Native and Indigenous Studies Andrew Cowell––has been awarded a $225,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a Sawyer Seminar at CU...

IAWP Graduate Student News: Summer 2019

June 9, 2019

In February, PhD student Niki Tulk presented her multimedia installation piece, Ex Cutis Libra , at the CMCI media space. The work explores poetics around the ethics, archives and material process of binding books in human skin. She successfully defended her IAWP dissertation, "Trauma, Text and the Female Body: a...

IAWP Affiliate Faculty News: Summer 2019

June 9, 2019

On April 15, Assistant Professor Joel Swanson's work, Binary Pronouns , began streaming on 150 Mediastream , a 150-foot long by 22-foot high array of 89 LED blades located in the lobby of the iconic 150 North Riverside building in Chicago. Earlier this year, the Museum of Contemporary Art in...

IAWP Faculty News: Summer 2019

June 9, 2019

During the 2018-19 school year, Associate Professor Lori Emerson presented at the Digital Humanities annual conference in Mexico City on her in-progress, collaboratively written book, THE LAB BOOK . She also received several grants across campus to co-organize the What is a Feminist Lab? symposium, which took place in April...

Media Studies News: Spring 2019

May 20, 2019

The latest news from Media Studies faculty and graduate students. In addition to his administrative role as the CMCI’s Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, Andrew Calabrese currently is at work producing a documentary film called Grain Changers, which depicts the contemporary movement to develop local and regional infrastructures...

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