Employment: Repository Services Manager, Washington University Libraries
Reporting to the Head of the Digital Library, the Repository Services Manager will develop, coordinate, deliver, monitor, assess, and advance the services, infrastructure, and operations for the University Libraries’ digital repository and management of digital assets generated by the Libraries and campus community partners. The incumbent will be responsible for creating a customer-first approach to developing technical infrastructure and requirements for the Libraries’ digital repository, delivering robust repository services, and maintaining related technical resources for supporting the University’s mission of preserving and disseminating Libraries’ digital collections and the diverse scholarly output produced by students, faculty, and research affiliates at Washington University.
Applications are Now Open for Rare Book School Summer 2020 Courses
Deadline: Applications due by February 17, 2020.
Applications are now open for Rare Book School Summer 2020 courses. Topics range from developing special collections for organizations to digital tools for bibliography and book history. Space is limited and admissions will be considered on a rolling bases if you don’t meet the application February 17 deadline.
Talk: Critical Vote – A Taiwan Post-Election Roundtable, Jan 13
JANUARY 13, 2020 Kane Hall Walker Ames Room 5:30PM Reception with Refreshments 6:00PM to 8:00PM Roundtable Panel
On January 11, 2020, Taiwan holds its presidential and legislative election. Voters will have the opportunity to elect a new President and Vice President, or re-elect the incumbent administration led by President Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The 113-seat Legislative Yuan is also up for election. Against the backdrop of the Hong Kong protests and the significant electoral turnout in Hong Kong, the Taiwan election will have major ramifications, both domestically and internationally.
Autumn Quarter – Southern Lushootseed Language Table
Every Thursday 4:30-6:00 PM Thomson Hall Room 335
The Southern Lushootseed Language Table is back for Autumn quarter 2019! The table is open to all, including members of the community, you don’t have to be affiliated with the UW to attend. Anyone can drop in for the language table any time. No previous experience necessary. You can come for just one meeting or every week through the end of the quarter. You’ll leave with basic pronunciation principles, useful everyday phrases, and some new friends.
Are you a graduate student who wants to communicate your capstone, research, or pedagogy to a wider audience? Would you like to get feedback about your presentation style from a large group of smart, supportive, and interdisciplinary people? Like a famous comedian, would you like to test your material in front of a big audience and see if it works?
If your answers are “Yes! Yes! YES!” then Graduate Core Programs and the UW Libraries invite you to apply for Scholars’ Studio. Scholars’ Studio is a fun, low stakes, supportive event in which you present your research in a vivid 5-minute lightning talk to 60-100 UW community members.
Funding: Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies Travel and Research Grant
Priority Deadline: Applications due October 25, 2019 at midnight, PST.
The Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies (CAIIS) aims to promote knowledge production and sharing in American Indian and Indigenous Studies across the three UW campuses, as well as with surrounding Native and Indigenous communities. CAIIS awards small grants (up to $2,000) to help offset costs associated with conference, research, networking, and community outreach travel. Building on their traditional ways of gathering, story telling, and relationship building as meaningful opportunities, the CAIIS invites faculty, staff, community research partners, and students at all levels to apply for these funds. Whether you’re visiting with elders, participating in cultural activities, or attending a conference, having a well-established community is important to your success at the University and beyond.