2011 Digital Divide Lecture Series

  • November 10, 2011

    • Brian Bell, Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Grant Coordinator, Computer Science and Information Technology Department, Parkland College; Jon Gant, Research Associate Professor, Library and Information Science, U of I
    • Slides-Gant | Flash Prezi - Bell
  • November 3, 2011

    • Fred Halenar, Information Technologies Director, City of Champaign; Bill DeJarnette, CIO, City of Urbana
  • October 27, 2011

    • Dale Morrissey, Executive Director, Developmental Services Center; Alan Thomas, Deaf Services Coordinator, Persons Assuming Control of their Environment, Inc. (PACE)

Windsor Lecture Series
"Shifting Organizational Boundaries for a Sustainable Digital Ecosystem at Yale"
Meg Bellinger, Director of the Office of Digital Assets and Infrastructure, Yale University
MP3 Audio Recorded 10/25/11

2011 Digital Divide Lecture Series

  • October 13, 2011

    • Bradford Cronk, Technology Supervisor, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (CUMTD; Stephen Wanzek, Airport Manager, Willard Airport
  • October 6, 2011

    • Debra Lissak, Executive Director, Urbana Library; Marsha Grove, Director, Champaign Public Library

Windsor Lecture Series
"Visualizations of Universes of Knowledge"

Charles van den Heuvel, Head of Research into the History of Science, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands
MP3 Audio Recorded 10/5/11  |  Slides

2011 Digital Divide Lecture Series

  • September 29, 2011

    • Roger Grinnip, Director of Information and Instructional Technology, Champaign Public Schools; Christopher Fuller, Director of Instructional Technology, Urbana School District 116
  • September 22, 2011

    • Rev. Eugene Barnes, Metanoia Center; Rev. Charles Nash, New Hope Church of God in Christ
  • September 8, 2011

    • Mike Smeltzer, Director of Network Communications, Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES), UIUC; Teri Legner, Economic Development Manager, City of Champaign
    • Slides | Handout | Anchors Map

Headlines, History, and Hats: American Historical Newspapers and Chronicling America
Deborah Thomas, Program Coordinator, National Digital Newspaper Program at the Library of Congress
MP3 Audio Recorded 6/30/11

Addressing the Digital Divide through Technology for Development
Moustafa Ayad (MS '09), independent subcontractor specializing in social media and networking training for journalists
MP3 Audio Recorded 5/2/2011

Reinventing East Asia Speaker Series: China's Quest for "Soft Power": Imperatives, Impediments and Irreconcilable Tensions
Yuezhi Zhao, Professor & Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Global Communication, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University
Sponsored by Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Global Studies, Graduate College, and the Information in Society Program at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science
MP3 Audio Recorded 4/28/2011

Beyond "Beyond Books" Brownbag Lunch
Caroline Nappo & Colin Rhinesmith, GSLIS doctoral students and Information In Society fellows; Jack Brighton, Director of New Media and Innovation at WILL Public Media
MP3 Audio Recorded 4/27/2011

GSLIS Storytelling Festival recorded 4/16/11

  • Clever Manka told by Jennifer Stasinopulos MP3 Audio
  • The Man Who Had No Story told by Michelle Bourgeois MP3 Audio
  • Pamilo: Can't Buy Me Freedom told by Julia Pyatetsky MP3 Audio
  • Snow White and Rose Red told by Barrat Miller MP3 Audio
  • The Strange Visitors told by Amanda Melchor MP3 Audio
  • Catbeard a digital story by Ross Thompson YouTube Video
  • Eating with Trolls told by Sam Sednek MP3 Audio
  • The True Tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears told by Kate McDowell MP3 Audio
  • East of the Sun and West of the Moon told by Miriam Larson MP3 Audio
  • An Unforgettable Camping Trip told by Hal Southern MP3 Audio
  • The Wise Old Woman told by Sue Searing MP3 Audio

Feeding Bodies and Minds: The Illinois-Africa Connection Panel Discussion
MP3 Audio | Recorded 4/13/2011

American Indians in Children's Literature: An Indigenous Scholar's Use of Social Media
Dr. Debbie Reese, American Indian Studies, UIUC
Co-sponsored by The Center for Children's Books (CCB) & the Community Informatics Initiative (CII)
MP3 Audio | Slides Recorded 4/13/11

21st Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture
The 'Invisible' Forces of Haiti—How Can Books and Culture Help the Reconstruction Process?
Elizabeth Pierre-Louis, library program coordinator at the Fondation Connaissance et Liberté (FOKAL), Haiti
MP3 Audio Recorded 4/6/11

The Changing Roles of Libraries
Dr. Sohair Wastawy, MLIS, PhD, Dean of University Libraries at Illinois State University, previously the chief librarian of the Library of Alexandria
MP3 Audio Recorded 3/31/11

CIRSS E-Research Roundtable: The Digital Public Library of America Initiative: Considering Content and Scope
Presented by Carole Palmer, GSLIS Professor and Director, CIRSS
MP3 Audio Recorded 03/30/11

CIRSS E-Research Roundtable: Progress Report: Revisiting the Dublin Core 1:1 Principle
Presented by Richard Urban
MP3 Audio Recorded 03/16/11

A Theory of New Service Idea Conception and Development by Library Administrators
Joe Rubleske is a Doctoral Candidate at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University
MP3 Audio Recorded 3/14/2011

Inside the World's Factory: Network Labor in China
Dr. Jack Linchuan Qui is associate professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
MP3 Audio Recorded 03/14/2011

Gryphon Lecture
Books Build Better Brains: Wanderings at the Intersection of Children's Literature and Early Brain Development

Dr. Navsaria is a pediatrician at Madison's American Family Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin's School of Medicine and Public Health
MP3 Audio Recorded 03/04/2011

CIRSS E-Research Roundtable: Disciplinary Culture And Interoperability, An Incompatible Mix?
Presented by Carl Lagoze, Senior Research Associate in Computing and Information Science, Cornell University and GSLIS Research Fellow
MP3 Audio Recorded 03/02/11

Improving Team Performance during Trauma Resuscitation through Information Technology (IT)
Aleksandra Saracevic, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the School of Communication and Information (SC&I) at Rutgers University and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr.
Sponsored by
MP3 Audio Recorded 03/01/2011

Career Development Presentation
ALA Lecture Series: Career Development Presentation

Lorelle R. Swader (MLS, MA, CAE), director of the Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) at ALA
MP3 Audio | Slides

The READ Scale and (Hopefully) Beyond: Adding Qualitative Assessment to Enhance Library Statistical Practice
Bella Karr Gerlich, University Librarian at Dominican University, River Forest, IL
MP3 Audio Recorded 02/21/2011

Reinventing East Asia Speaker Series: A Broadband Heaven or Hyper-Surveillant Nation? A Case of South Korea.
Lee, Kwang-Suk, Australian Research Council postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Wollongong
Sponsored by the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies Center for Global Studies Graduate College Information in Society Program, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
MP3 Audio Recorded 02/17/2011

Envisioning New Knowledge Environments
Stan Reucker, Associate Professor of Humanities Computing in the Department of English and Film Studies and the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Alberta 
MP3 Audio Recorded 02/14/2011

Anti-Politics and Information Societies in the South: A Political Economy of ICT-D
Paula Chakravartty is Associate Professor of Communication at University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MP3 Audio Recorded 02/14/2011

Windsor Lecture Series
"Social Media and Attention"

Bernardo Huberman, Senior HP Fellow and Director of the Social Computing Lab at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
MP3 Audio Recorded 01/26/2011