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Thursday, May 28 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Connecting the Dots

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Scott B. Weingart is Carnegie Mellon University’s Digital Humanities Specialist. His research exists at the intersection of history of science, visual culture, communication, computational social science, and digital humanities.

Historical and modern illustrations are surprisingly effective lenses through which to explore overlaps between knowledge and practice. How we think about and communicate around knowledge co-evolves with the communities we form. Sometimes we unite as one Republic of Letters; at other times we are split between Two Cultures. Today, communities like HASTAC are symptoms and instigators of a turn away from the Hierarchy of Sciences. Weingart’s talk will untangle the thread of these turns over the last thousand years, and place them in our present context.

Livetweet Scott's talk using the hashtag #nets in addition to the #hastac2015 hashtag. 


Moderators
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Cathy Davidson

Distinguished Prof and Director, Futures Initiative, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
CoFounder and principal administrator of HASTAC since 2002, I am passionate about teaching and learning in all its forms. After over two decades at Duke University, I moved to New York this summer where I direct the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center and for the City University of New York. I also continue to serve as co-PI of the Digital Media and Learning Competition, administered by HASTAC and supported by the John D. and Catherine T... Read More →

Speakers
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Scott B. Weingart

Digital Humanities Specialist, Carnegie Mellon University
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Thursday May 28, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Big Ten Room Kellogg Center

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