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May 2020

SWALLT Conference 2020, Final Session

May 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The SWALLT 2020 Conference is finishing up in its new, online, bi-weekly format.  This session includes two 30 minute presentations. Please register for the webinar here.   Session 1: Activity Theory In Arabic Foreign Language Classroom and Technology Effects in Teaching Amel Belguith, University of California Berkeley The effect of technology on teaching languages in general and as an example on Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language. It will also be about the importance of a well prepared clear goal…

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SWALLT Conference 2020, Session 2

May 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The SWALLT 2020 Conference continues in its new, online, bi-weekly format.  This session includes two 30 minute presentations, this week we’ll be looking at extended reality in language adoption. Please register for the webinar here.     Session 1: VR in The Language Classroom: Applications for Intercultural Competence Margherita Berti, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Arizona This presentation discusses applications of virtual reality in the language classroom to foster intercultural competence. Considering issues of accessibility and ease of use, the presenter…

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April 2020

SWALLT Conference 2020

April 17, 2020 - April 18, 2020

IMPORTANT: DUE TO THE COVID-19, THIS CONFERENCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED FOR A LATER DATE AND FORMAT. The Southwest Association for Language Learning Technology (SWALLT) is holding their bi-annual conference on April 17-18, 2020 at UCLA. They are inviting proposals that focus on developing tech-driven language teaching and assessment, and technology for intercultural understanding and intercultural competence. The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2020. Submissions maybe made here http://tiny.cc/SWALLT2020. For more information, or questions, please contact admin@swallt.org

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April 2018

EPIC Inaugural Conference: Humanities Now: Transformative Teaching

April 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - April 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

  The EPIC Program is pleased to invite you to our Inaugural Conference, Humanities Now: Transformative Teaching on April 5-6, 2018. This conference encompasses many of our programmatic investments towards innovative teaching and learning in the humanities during EPIC’s five-year span. We are excited to bring to campus panelists working within the humanities or in interdisciplinary humanities fields who are committed to creating inclusive and impactful learning environments for students through their pedagogical approaches and research work. We will also be highlighting…

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November 2017

Digital Approaches to Nordic Literature

November 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Digital approaches to Scandinavian literature UCLA – November 12-14 2017 Organized by Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Kristoffer L. Nielbo, and Timothy R. Tangherlini Program Sunday 12 7pm Dinner, tbd Monday 13 – Exploration Room, Luskin Conference Center 9.00-9.15 Welcome and opening remarks, the format – Tim and Mads 9.15-9.30   The Clear Repository – Kristoffer 9.30-9.50   The Bokhylla project – Ellen 9.50-10.10 “Mapping Gender Discourses: Bokhylla and traces of women in Norway 1840-1913” -Heidi 10.10-10.30 Coffee 10.30-10.50 “Character modelling – heuristics…

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October 2017

The Present and Future of Digital Manuscripts: Access, Pedagogy, Scholarship (2 Day Event)

October 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 21, 2017 @ 11:30 am

—a conference organized by Rebecca Fenning Marschall, Clark Library, UCLA, and Philip S. Palmer, Clark Library, UCLA Why do we need digitized manuscripts and how might we improve user access to them? How might collaborative infrastructure, discovery platforms, and linked data make it easier to find, view, and connect digitized manuscripts? How can special collections libraries partner with scholars, students, and the general public to enhance metadata and transcriptions of digitized manuscripts? As the culminating event of the Clark’s project…

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April 2017

Of Books and Roses: First California Symposium on Catalan Studies

April 24, 2017 @ 8:30 am - April 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

“Of Books and Roses: First California Symposium on Catalan Studies” “Of Books and Roses:  First California Symposium on Catalan Studies” grew from the idea of offering a point of reference on the west coast of the United States for scholars and students interested in Catalan Studies or related areas.  This year, we will hear presentations on urban cultures, literary studies focused on exile and historical memory, studies on Catalan phonology and syntax and research on language in digital communications.  Participants…

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Comic Supernatural Movie Night – “La Fée” (“The Fairy”)

April 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

“La Fée” is a film released in 2011 written and directed by Dominique Abel. Arriving at a small hotel, a mysterious woman named Fiona informs night shift worker Dom that she is a fairy and will grant him three wishes. After she grants his first two wishes–and he falls in love with her–she disappears, and Dom must find her. Is she a real fairy–or something else? Join CMRS for a screening of the Belgian film “La Fée” as the kick-off…

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March 2017

Code4Lib Open House

March 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Digital Initiatives and Information Technology (DIIT) teams at the UCLA Library welcome attendees of the 2017 Code4Lib Conference to an open house. Monday, March 6, 2017, 4p-6p (before the newcomer dinners) Charles E Young Research Library The West Classroom (WEC) Room 22484 (next to the WEC) Research Commons Classroom (first floor) Drupal code management procedures – from github to deployment Jamf Pro: Management framework for Apple computers and mobile devices Lux Lab: 3D printing, laser etching, poster printing, and…

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February 2017

Data as Infrastructure: CDS, Astronomy and beyond

February 15, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Françoise Genova, Astronomer, Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg Time:  12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (Lunch will be served*) Date: Feb 15, 2017 Location:  5628, Math Sciences Building Registration: https://idre.ucla.edu/calendar-event/data-as-infrastructure#rsvp ‎   Abstract: Science data sharing is currently high in the political agenda, but some disciplines began to share their data long ago. Astronomy has been at the forefront, and now data is one of the discipline research infrastructures widely used by astronomers in their daily research work.…

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