Events

Oct. 22, 2019 - March 2, 2020
All-day event
Perry-Castañeda Library

University undergraduates are engaged in research in libraries and archives, in labs, and in the field. The Images of Research Competition provides any undergraduate doing research at the university the opportunity to share that research with a broad audience across campus and outside of academia.  Event Details

Dec. 6, 2019 - March 1, 2020
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All-day event
Benson Latin American Collection

Selections from the Caridad Blanco Collection of Cuban Comic Books will be on view in the main reading room of the Benson Collection in an engaging and informative exhibition curated by Digital Repository Specialist Gilbert Borrego. Event Details

Feb. 1, 2020 - March 15, 2020
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All-day event
Perry-Castañeda Library

For Black History Month 2020, this display uses N.K. Jemisin’s How Long ‘til Black Future Month as a jumping off point to explore black futures in the library collection. Visit the display on the 3rd floor of PCL throughout the month of February to check out these items. Event Details

Feb. 3, 2020 - July 2, 2020
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All-day event
Benson Latin American Collection

CMAS at 50: A Legacy of Scholarship, Teaching, and Service opens at the Benson Latin American Collection with a reception and staged reading from the archive of the Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS). Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 18
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5 to 6 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Through this interactive workshop, participants will explore the concept of resilience as a skill that is necessary for success. Participants will learn about the importance of attitude when facing challenges and setbacks. This workshop is presented by the Leadership and Ethics Institute. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 19
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5 to 6 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Through this workshop, participants will explore their social identities by engaging in discussion with their peers. Participants will also learn about the connection between inclusion and empathy as it relates to leadership abilities. This workshop is presented by the Leadership and Ethics Institute. Event Details

Thursday Feb. 20
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Coding can often be intimidating for arts and humanities folks. To alleviate that, this workshop will introduce you to Jupyter Notebook, an open source application that facilitates the writing and sharing of live code through manageable parts. Event Details

Friday Feb. 21
3 to 4:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Demographic data is freely shared by the U.S. Census Bureau in GIS compatible formats, but it can often be difficult to utilize in geospatial analysis due to dataset size and formatting complexity. This workshop will showcase GIS workflows that can help make it easier to work with Census data and obtain insightful results. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 26
Noon to 1 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

What happens when the big deal breaks? We’ll discuss how UT Austin might handle breaking a big deal. To be clear – this is a thought experiment right now and not preparation for an imminent cancellation. Event Details

Thursday Feb. 27
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Perry-Castañeda Library

Automated translation is an opportunity to expand the limits of scholarship. Global access to files has not necessarily translated into global scholarship because of the linguistic limits of scholars themselves. This workshop will teach you a workaround. Event Details