2019 Lavender Graduation – Hosted by Aleksa Manila
Deadline: Graduates must register by June 5
Tuesday, June 11th
6:00 – 8:30 PM
wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House
Keynote Speaker: Poet & Educator J Mase III.
J Mase III is based in Seattle by way of Philly. He is the author of If I Should Die Under the Knife, Tell my Kidney I was the Fiercest Poet Around, as well as And Then I Got Fired: One Transqueer’s Reflections on Grief, Unemployment, and Inappropriate Jokes about Death.” As an educator, J Mase has worked with thousands of community members in the US, the UK, and Canada on the needs of LGBTQIA+ youth and adults in spaces such as K-12 schools, universities, faith communities, and restricted care facilities among others. Check him out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and at https://jmaseiii.com/
The Who, What, When, Where, Why & How:
Who: Lavender Graduation is open to any student eligible, at any level (undergraduate or graduate/professional) for graduation in the 2018-2019 (including fall 2019) academic year. Guests do not have to be graduating or be of a certain sexual or gender orientation/identity/expression to participate or attend this year-end celebration. Everyone is welcome!!! Continue reading
Event: Seattle University Albers Ethics Week, May 13-17
Albers Ethics Week is a unique annual program that hosts dozens of guest speakers from the greater Seattle-area business community for an intensive, week-long examination of ethical issues in business. Guests appear in classrooms across the Albers School curriculum, addressing ethical issues in areas such as accounting, finance, data analytics, marketing and human resource management. Continue reading
Is the Grass Actually Greener? Perspectives on Careers Inside and Outside of Academia
– Panel Discussion and Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdocs
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Monday, May 20, 3:30–7 p.m.
HUB 332, UW Seattle Campus
Are you a graduate student exploring career options in and beyond academia? Continue reading
Beyond the Card Catalog – UW Libraries and Resources for Fee-Based Programs
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Online via Zoom.
Join Robin Chin Roemer, Head, Instructional Design and Outreach Services at UW Libraries, for an information webinar to learn about library resources created to help support fee-based degree students and faculty and how students, faculty, and staff can access these resources. Learn how to connect with the Librarians who help support fee-based programs. The session will include time for questions. If there is a specific question related to the topic, feel free to send in advance to, Eric Irvin (firstname.lastname@example.org), who will work with the presenter to incorporate into the presentation.
Link to Zoom Meeting.
Navigating a Non-Archival MLIS Program
Kelli’s first Hack Library School (HLS) post is now up! Her firsthand account of how she customized her experience in the MLIS program to address her career plans is applicable to not just archivists, but to all library archivists. There are some very good tips about how to approach internships/directed fieldwork, electives, volunteering, and building community. We look forward to seeing what Kelli’s next topic will be!
Community: Hack Library School Blog – Learning to Be Leaders
Conrrado’s first Hack Library School (HLS) post is now up! It does a great job of addressing how to obtain and develop leadership skills even though you might be in a position that doesn’t offer a lot of leadership opportunities. We look forward to seeing what Conrrado decides to write about next!
Event: Jewish Manuscripts in the Digital Age: The Cairo Geniza and the New Materiality
Dr. Marina Rustow
2019 Samuel & Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies
May 14 & 16, 2019, Kane Hall 220, 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Marina Rustow (Princeton University), a MacArthur Fellow, will explain how new technologies, including crowdsourcing, facial recognition, and AI, have enabled her groundbreaking research on the medieval Islamic & Jewish world, spanning from northeastern Africa through the Middle East. Rustow will explain how documents from the “Cairo Geniza” — a trove of nearly 400,000 manuscript pages preserved in an Egyptian synagogue — have transformed historians’ understanding of life in this region in the medieval era. Continue reading