April 7 – New York Scapes: Culture Mapping @ NYU

At this New York Scapes day-long event, learn about project based scholarship with fellow-travelers in pedagogy, cartography, data-wrangling, and interactive storytelling.

Jurow Hall and Silverstein Lounge

Friday, April 7, 101A Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East


9:00-9:30     Refreshments

9:30-10:45    Culture Mapping in the Classroom: Research-led teaching and Geospatial Data

Moderator: Him Mistry, Manager, Data Services, NYU Libraries.

 11:00-12:00     Culture mapping: Tactics, tools, communities    

Moderator: Thomas Augst, NYU English.

12:00-12:30     Refreshments

12:30-1:45     Meet NewYorkScapes: Town Hall 

Interested in applying digital tools to the interpretation and visualization of cultures, geographies, and urban experience? Join us in building a research community in spatial humanities and urban cultures.

With Thomas Augst, NYU English / Dr. Nicholas Wolf, NYU Libraries /Armanda Lewis, FAS Technology / Seth Kaufman, Founder, Whirl-i-Gig/Collective Access / Yulee Jun, NYU-IT

2:00-4:00     Data Clinic, BYOD     (Silverstein Lounge)

Are you working on a digital project involving data visualization, text mining, mapping, or managing personal digital research files? Do you have orphan data, weird data, disorganized data, or data that’s hard to manage? Come to this clinic and consult with the digital research specialists of Data Services @ NYU Libraries. Please register in advance for this session, and if possible submit your data and a project description.

2:00-4:30     Project showcase and lightning talks

Learn about project-based scholarship with fellow-travellers in pedagogy, cartography, data-wrangling, and interactive storytelling. If you are interested in sharing your work in progress, please submit a brief proposal using our Lightning Talks application form.

4:30-6:00     Reception