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    • Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics 

      Lavin, Chad (2015-01-28)
      In Eating Anxiety, Chad Lavin argues that our culture's obsession with diet, obesity, meat, and local foods enacts ideological and biopolitical responses to perceived threats to both individual and national sovereignty. ...
    • Economic Development Through Art : Women, Gender & Environment 

      Zehner, Amanda
      Small-scale artisans are an important source of economic growth and sustainable livelihood development of great social and cultural significance around the world. Amanda Zehner, founder and owner of Living Threads Company, ...
    • Engineers of Change 

      Wisnioski, Matthew H. (2014-02-18)
    • Entre Deux Airs 

      Noirot, Corinne (2014-02-21)
      Corinne Noirot, former fellow of the École Normale Supérieure, is a just-tenured Associate Professor of French at Virginia Tech. Author of “Entre deux airs”: style simple et ethos poétique chez Clément Marot et Joachim Du ...
    • Envisioning Socialism: Television and the Cold War in the German Democratic Republic 

      Gumbert, Heather (2014-11-06)
      The next Visible Scholarship Initiative presentation is by Heather Gumbert (History) speaking on her recent book Envisioning Socialism: Television and the Cold War in the German Democratic Republic. Envisioning Socialism ...
    • ETDs and Open Access: Understanding the Digital Landscape of Open Access in the Graduate School Arena 

      McMillan, Gail (2013-11-12)
      McMillan presented data from the 2013 ETD base line survey of institutions and the 2011-2012 surveys of journal editors and university press directors about their ETD policies.
    • Exploring Innovative & Open Educational Resources 

      Shaffer, Clifford; Jantzen, Benjamin C.; Mahin, Bruce; Walz, Anita R. (2014-04-08)
      Panelists include: Dr. Clifford Shaffer, Professor of Computer Science, Virginia Tech Dr. Benjamin Jantzen, Asst. Professor Philosophy, Virginia Tech Dr. Bruce Mahin, Professor of Composition and Music Theory, Radford ...
    • Eye Creative Lab 

      Mountjoy, Jim (2014-10-30)
    • The Facsimilist's Tale 

      Kuczynski, Michael (2013-11-25)
      Michael Kuczynski is an associate professor of English at Tulane University specialized in Middle English literature. His visit will focus on the relationships between physical and digital facsimiles of medieval manuscripts ...
    • Fire in the Library 

      Bala, Alex; Dorninger, Christina (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-11-30)
      A conversation with the recipient of the 2018 Milka Bliznakov Research Prize + A Guest Researcher. Alexander Bala – 2018 MBRP recipient in a Fullbright residency in Poland, studying the role of the Polish architect ...
    • Fire in the Library: 2016 IAWA Group with Sharóne L.Tomer and Joseph Beford 

      Tomer, Sharóne L.; Beford, Joseph
      Sharóne L. Tomer, Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture + Design, discusses her brief exploration of the IAWA. She is intrigued by what kinds of questions and new knowledge a gendered archive of architecture ...
    • Fire in the Library: A Conversation with the 2016 IAWA Group 

      Kavousi, Shabnam; Mego, Steffany; Nautiyal, Divya; Stiles, Clarissa; Stone, Lisette; Veillard, Marilou
      Launched this Fall, the IAWA Group is a Special Study led by Prof. Paola Zellner with students interested in actively collaborating in the mission and goals of the IAWA. Supporting the research projects of the recipients ...
    • For the Public Good: Research Impact and the Promise of Open Access 

      DePauw, Karen P.; Seyam, Mohammed; Roy, Siddhartha; Abbas, Montasir M.; Hole, Brian; Potter, Peter
      As a land-grant institution, Virginia Tech is committed to research that meaningfully engages with the vital concerns of our day such as feeding, building, and empowering a healthy world. How does Virginia Tech’s commitment ...
    • From Environmental Science to Next-Generation Manufacturing Materials: How Important is Nano? 

      Keller, Martin (2014-02-21)
      From Environmental Science to Next Generation Manufacturing Materials: How Important is Nano? With: Martin Keller, Associate Laboratory Director, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 11/19/2013, ...
    • Future Fundamentals of Social Epistemology 

      Fuller, Stephen (2014-10-30)
    • The Future of Wireless Resource Management: Bootstrapping and Automated Negotiation 

      MacKenzie, Allen B. (2013-09-18)
      The history of wireless communications can be told through the history of resource management. In this talk, I will describe the ongoing evolution from static to dynamic resource management and the concurrent evolution ...
    • Future Opportunities for Collaboration 

      Frick, Rachel; Glinos, Kostas; York, Jeremy; Rieger, Oya Y (2014-02-25)
      Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation: An Action Assembly Biblioteca de Catalunya (National Library of Catalonia) November 18-20, 2013, Barcelona, Spain
    • Gender in food security programs: Take-away for moving towards more inclusive systems 

      Jacobs, Krista (Virginia Tech, 2019-03-01)
      Development researchers and practitioners have an opportunity and responsibility to create processes where the experiences of the different populations where we work inform the design and implementation of programs and ...
    • Gender, Bodies & Technology: Performing the Human 

      Cardenas, Micha (2014-07-01)
      Gender, Bodies and Technology (GBT) is an interdisciplinary initiative originating with the Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) Program at Virginia Tech that explores relationships between technology and gender, race, class ...
    • Gender, equity, and empowerment: Harnessing agricultural research for better nutrition outcomes 

      Quisumbing, Agnes (Virginia Tech, 2019-03-01)
      Large disparities in nutrition and health outcomes exist between different social groups, and resources and processes related to these outcomes are often distributed inequitably. These differences between groups intersect ...