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Randolph Hollingsworth

Randolph Hollingsworth's Public Library

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includes recent institutional analysis reports that could be useful for comparative studies, e.g., for Fresno County in California

Nov 25, 15

Names in order by alphabetical/chronological/by location of birth, interactive timeline, prizes, awards and honors for women mathematicians, first Ph.D.s in math before 1930

  • Women continually express doubts about whether they are capable of pursuing an astronomy career, Ms. Urry says: "I meet with really talented young women and they say, I may have made a mistake, I’m not sure I should be doing this." A big part of that, she says, is that men in the field talk about how accomplished scholars must be to make it. "The more people in the field see themselves as incredibly gifted human beings," she says, "the fewer women there are."
  • Administrators acknowledged that the institution had discriminated against female scientists: Men not only earned more money than women but had bigger offices, were given better committee assignments, and were granted more departmental awards and distinctions. In response, the university hired more female scientists, increased the pay of female professors who were already there by more than the average faculty raise, asked more women to lead search committees, and approved their requests for more lab space.
  • she asks where to find the professor who invited her, some male academic will say, "in a snotty voice," ‘Oh, do you have an appointment?’ " Ms. Seager is a MacArthur Fellow, an honor that comes with a $625,000 grant for individuals who are considered to have shown exceptional creativity and the promise to do more good work. But that doesn’t matter, she says. Because she’s a woman, some people assume that she isn’t accomplished, she says, and treat her accordingly.

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Oct 19, 15

While this is a wonderful idea to find the original document, I wonder if, in this project described for the display in the Rotunda, that we're focusing too much on Seneca Falls as an origin of a political movement and not enough on the National Woman’s Rights Convention held October 23–24, 1850, in Worcester, Massachusetts? on Stanton (who goes on to support white supremacy) and not enough on Lucy Stone or Paulina Kellogg Wright Davis?

Oct 13, 15

This book is really useful for introducing young scholars to the ethics of how they interact with people from other cultures - and how to become empathetic

May 29, 15

In October and November 2014, H-Soz-Kult publishes a series of essays on "The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europe".
Editorial: The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europe
by Torsten Kahlert and Claudia Prinz, Humboldt-University of Berlin

The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Sweden: Past, Present and Future of Digital History
by Thomas Nygren, HUMlab, Umeå University, Department of Education, Uppsala University and Department of History, Stanford University; Anna Foka, HUMlab, Umeå University; Philip I. Buckland, Department of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies, Umeå University

From "Humanities and Computing" to "Digital Humanities": Digital Humanities in Portugal with a focus on Historical Research
by Daniel Alves, Instituto de História Contemporânea, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Digital Humanities in the Netherlands
by Joris van Zundert, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands, Royal Netherlands Academy of Art; Karina van Dalen-Oskam, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands, Royal Netherlands Academy of Art and Sciences / University of Amsterdam

The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Greece
by Helen Gardikas-Katsiadakis, Modern Greek History Research Centre, Academy of Athens

The Past and Present of Digital Humanities: A View from Russia
by Irina Garskova, Moscow Lomonosov State University

Vernetzter Geist? Stand und Tendenzen der Digital Humanities in der Schweiz
by Eliane Kurmann / Enrico Natale,

A historical perspective on the digital humanities in Spain
by Paul Spence, Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London; Elena Gonzalez-Blanco, Dpto. de Literatura Española y Teoría de la Literatura, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

The Slovenian Digital Humanities Landscape - A Brief Overview
by Jurij Hadalin, Institute of Contemporary History, Ljubljana

Some thoughts on Digital Humanities in Norway
by Von Espen S. Ore, Dept. of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, Unit for Digital Documentation, University of Oslo

Feb 11, 15

FTI Consulting report on survey of postsec faculty use of ed tech and innovative pedagogies - 40% surveyed are aware of these high impact strategies but only 20% actually use

Jan 27, 15

“writing for Wikipedia is making a contribution, not being an author” (128) - remember... good articles in Wikipedia need many contributions from many different perspectives - in a way, it's more like presenting pieces of a draft of work at a conference or in a Tweet

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