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NULab Fall 2020 Calendar of Events

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The NULab is delighted to announce our fall 2020 calendar of events. We have some very exciting panels, workshops, and other events planned for the semester. You can find additional details and registration information for these events at

All fall 2020 NULab events will be virtual. These events are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please contact[at]gmail[dot]com with any questions.

We hope to see you this fall!

NULab Fall 2020 Calendar of Events

Every Wednesday, 12:15–1pm
DH Open Office Hours
Co-sponsored with the Digital Scholarship Group (DSG) in the Northeastern University Library

September 30, 12:15–1pm
Panel: “DH in the Dissertation”
Co-sponsored with the DSG

October 6, 2:30–4pm
NULab/DSG Fall Scholarship Celebration
Featuring lightning talks by Northeastern faculty, staff, and students
Co-sponsored with the DSG

October 15, 11am–12:30pm
Panel: “Social Dimensions of the Pandemic”
Featuring: David Lazer, Northeastern University
Andrea Parker, Georgia Institute of Technology
Alessandro Vespignani, Northeastern University
Jacqueline Wernimont, Dartmouth College

October 28, 12:15–1pm
NULab Grant Recipients Lightning Talks
Featuring: Jay Cephas, Architecture and Urban Design
Justin Haner, Political Science
Meg Heckman, Journalism
Co-sponsored with the DSG

November 18, 12–1pm
Speed Data-ing” research collaboration event
Featuring: Rachael Grudt, Data Science
Syed Haque, Network Science
Brennan Klein, Network Science
Stefan McCabe, Network Science
Cara Marta Messina, English
Riley Tucker, Criminology and Justice Policy, Boston Area Research Initiative

November 19, 2:30–4pm
Panel: “Data, Activism, and Intersectionality”
Featuring: J. Khadijah Abdurahman, We Be Imagining podcast
Faithe Day, Purdue University
Sureshi M. Jayawardene, San Diego State University
Angel David Nieves, Northeastern University

November 30, 2:30–4:30pm
Workshop: Python and Text Analysis for Absolute Beginners
Led by: Jen Ferguson and Sarah Connell
Co-sponsored with Research Data Services in the Northeastern University Library

December 1, 1–2pm
ArcGIS Online Workshop Hosted by BARI & NULab
Co-hosted with the Boston Area Research Initiative 

December 11, 1–2:30pm
Panel: “What do the data tell us about election 2020?” 
Featuring: Erika Franklin Fowler, Wesleyan University
Jill Lepore, Harvard University
Solomon Messing, ACRONYM
Kate Starbird, University of Washington

NULab/Shorenstein Center Misinformation Speaker Series

Registration is required; see event links for details, updates, and registration. 

October 7, 11am–12pm
Young Mie Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 21, 11am–12pm
Natalie Jomini Stroud, University of Texas at Austin

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