Year: 2012

A week in Florence

This will be my schedule for next week in Florence 10 December Framing the Digital Curation Curriculum: a DigCurV Workshop The workshop will inform the development of a Curriculum Framework for Digital Curation. Working within three key areas, we discuss

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Be vulnerable, not weak

Brené Brown Be vulnerable, not weak Brown, who is also the author of The Gifts of Imperfection, wants to spread the message that vulnerability is a sign of courage, not weakness – and that empathy is the antidote to shame.

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Digital VS physical archive management

Two videos I came across this morning makes kind of an interesting contrast: Neal Stimier, Reforming The Museum Through Social Media Inside the New York Times ‘Lively Morgue’   Sorry I was not able to embed the videos.

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Interdisciplinarity according to HASTAC: “collaboration by difference”

Interdisciplinarity according to HASTAC: “collaboration by difference” Collaboration by difference  : The reason we began as a collaboratory across the sciences, humanities, arts, and social sciences is we were all committed to the idea that, if you really want innovation,

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Facebook: The Novel(s)?

This week Le Monde des Livres, Friday literary supplement of the French newspaper Le Monde, published an article on Facebook as a potential storytelling device (Facebook, machine textuelle), trying to answer the question: “Facebook renews fiction and literary writing? What

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Be vulnerable, not weakIl potere della vulnerabilità

Brené Brown Be vulnerable, not weak  “Brown, who is also the author of The Gifts of Imperfection, wants to spread the message that vulnerability is a sign of courage, not weakness – and that empathy is the antidote to shame.”

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Imaginary Europes

  The symposium entitled “Imaginary Europe” considers literature that constructs imaginary versions of Europe or individual European countries from afar. In the course of the C20th and C21st the idea of Europe has lodged in the imagination of authors across

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