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Computational Analysis of Marginalized Cultural Production

What unique opportunities and challenges arise when applying computational methods to study the creative output of marginalized people? Cora Johnson-Roberson, Ph.D candidate in Ethnomusicology at Brown University and pursuing a secondary master's in Computer Science, discusses the use of topic modeling to analyze over 18,000 texts drawn from the Original Hip-Hop Lyrics Archive, charting the geographical and temporal distribution of different themes within the corpus.

Event Information

Date
02/22/2016
Time
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Lecture

#WhoWillBeNext: Inter-professional Leaders Promoting Health Equity: A Dialogue on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness”

Join this book dialog with a focus on gender/transgender, race & ethnicity, and health issues related to incarceration for vulnerable populations. We'll talk about the book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander with introduction by Cornel West. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by the U-M health sciences schools and colleges as part of the MLK Health Sciences Program and in recognition of Black History Month.

Event Information

Date
02/23/2016
Time
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Discussion

The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West

Silke-Maria Weineck, chair of Comparative Literature and professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature at U-M, talks about her recent book, The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West, and is then joined in conversation by Jonathan Freedman, U-M professor of English, American and Jewish Studies.

Event Information

Date
03/16/2016
Time
05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

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