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Cherry Reading Series with Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon is a black southern writer, born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. Laymon earned an MFA in Fiction from Indiana University and is currently the Ottilie Schillig Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi. He served as the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Nonfiction at the University of Iowa in Fall 2017.  Laymon is the author of the novel, Long Division  and a collection of essays,  How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, and Heavy: An American Memoir. Heavy, winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal in Nonfiction, and finalist for the Kirkus Prize in nonfiction, and was named one of the Best Books of 2018 by the New York Times. Laymon has written essays, stories and reviews for numerous publications including Esquire, McSweeneys, New York Times, ESPN the Magazine, NPR, LitHub, The Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Vanity Fair, The Best American Series, Ebony, Travel and Leisure, Paris Review, Guernica and more. 

Voter Registration

Register to vote! Deputy Voter Registrars will be in Fondren Library to help you register to vote before the October 9 deadline and answer any questions you may have about registration or the voting process.

We will be on the first floor near the circulation desk on:

Supercomputing Basics

The Rice Digital Humanities (DH) group, in partnership with the Center for Research Computing (CRC), Fondren Library and the Humanities Research Center (HRC), will continue its series of hands-on workshops this spring semester. In these workshops, we will introduce you to the basics of supercomputing, 3D modelling, web scraping and more.

http://digitalhumanities.rice.edu/2018/01/30/spring-research-computing-digital-scholarship-workshop-series/

Storing (and Using!) Large Datasets on Rice Services

The Rice Digital Humanities (DH) group, in partnership with the Center for Research Computing (CRC), Fondren Library and the Humanities Research Center (HRC), will continue its series of hands-on workshops this spring semester. In these workshops, we will introduce you to the basics of supercomputing, 3D modelling, web scraping and more.

http://digitalhumanities.rice.edu/2018/01/30/spring-research-computing-digital-scholarship-workshop-series/

Virtual Machines and Cloud Computing

The Rice Digital Humanities (DH) group, in partnership with the Center for Research Computing (CRC), Fondren Library and the Humanities Research Center (HRC), will continue its series of hands-on workshops this spring semester. In these workshops, we will introduce you to the basics of supercomputing, 3D modelling, web scraping and more.

http://digitalhumanities.rice.edu/2018/01/30/spring-research-computing-digital-scholarship-workshop-series/

Web Scraping and Using API’s to Make Your Own Big Dataset

The Rice Digital Humanities (DH) group, in partnership with the Center for Research Computing (CRC), Fondren Library and the Humanities Research Center (HRC), will continue its series of hands-on workshops this spring semester. In these workshops, we will introduce you to the basics of supercomputing, 3D modelling, web scraping and more.

http://digitalhumanities.rice.edu/2018/01/30/spring-research-computing-digital-scholarship-workshop-series/