Research Matters is an informal discussion group that meets on the last Tuesday of each month from noon to 12:50 in CoRE where faculty talk with one another about issues related to research. Faculty are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch but a light lunch will be provided. No RSVP necessary.
September 17: Managing a Digital Identity
How do you establish and maintain an on-line research identity and negotiate the boundaries between a personal identity and a professional identity?
October 22: Putting your Research on the Map: Working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Guest speaker Anne Knowles, Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Middlebury College will be our guest speaker.
November 26: Writing a Strong Book Prospectus
What are publishers looking for in a book prospectus? What should authors be thinking about when seeking a publisher?
February 25: Michael Wesch, Assoc. Professor of Anthropology, Kansas
A presentation by Dr. Michael Wesch on digital ethnography. To see Michaels’s work, visit this website: http://mediatedcultures.net
Some of you may remember that in 2009, our Dance students performed a dance based on his work, which can be found here: http://mediatedcultures.net/our-videos/tmiuu/the-machine-is-using-us-dance-mix/
April 29: Making the Most of Student Research Assistants
As summer approaches, we will discuss strategies for getting the most out of that summer research assistant!