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    • Biblical curses and the displacement of tradition 

      Britt, Brian (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2011-12)
      Brian Britt discusses his book: Biblical Curses and the Displacement of Tradition. Brian Britt offers an intriguing perspective on curses as the focus of debates over the power, pleasure, and danger of words. Biblical ...
    • Passion of the Christ 

      King, Neal M. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2012-01)
      Neal King discusses his new book: The Passion of the Christ, about the controversies surrounding the 2004 film of the same name. The Passion of the Christ was the cinematic event of 2004. In the year leading up to its ...
    • Miss Mackenzie 

      Bigler, Dwight (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2012-02)
      Dwight Bigler discusses selections from his opus. “Miss Mackenzie” is the third movement of “Glimpses,” a five-movement work for choir and chamber orchestra: I. Prelude (orchestra), II. Mrs. Brooks (SATB, text by Henry ...
    • Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878 

      Satterwhite, Emily M. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2012-03)
      Emily Satterwhite discusses her book, "Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878." Much criticism has been directed at negative stereotypes of Appalachia perpetuated by movies, television shows, ...
    • Gender, immigration, and school victimization 

      Peguero, Anthony A.a (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2012-04)
      Anthony Peguero speaks about his research on adolescent violence, socialization and marginalization, school bullying, race and ethnicity, and the adaptation of the children immigrants. It is well established that violence ...
    • Ideal Cities 

      Meitner, Erika (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2012-09)
      Erika Meitner discusses her new book: Ideal Cities. This collection of autobiographical narrative and lyric poems explores the relationship between body and place—specifically the pleasures and dangers of women’s corporeal ...
    • Cultivating Emerging & Black Swan Technologies 

      Mahajan, R. L. (2012-09-15)
    • 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 ...
    • Digital Discussions in the Humanities and Social Sciences: "Are Common Topics Common? Rhetorical Questions and Computational Methods" 

      Hart-Davidson, Bill (2013-09-18)
      William Hart-Davidson, Associate Professor of Rhetoric & Writing and Co-Director of the Writing in Digital Environments (WIDE) Research Center at Michigan State University, will discuss his research that highlights the ...
    • Variations of Practice Exhibit 

      Lindblad, Purdom; Fralin, Scott (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2013-10-09)
      Digital Humanities Librarian and Assistant Professor Purdom Lindblad describes a project from a Religious Studies course where the students created an exhibit on the role of religion in American life. The students explored ...
    • Prognostications + Provocations #SAtech 

      Stoller, Eric (2013-11-11)
      Keynote Speaker Announcement The #SAtechVA planning committee is excited to officially announce that our Unconference Keynote Speaker will be Eric Stoller, Student Affairs and Technology blogger for Inside Higher Ed. About ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • Wind Plant Aerodynamics - A Spectral Analysis for Energy Entrainment 

      Castillo, Luciano (2013-11-25)
      During the first portion of this seminar, extensive PIV data collected from a scaled down 3 blade, 3 x 5 turbine array is shown. In order to understand how large-scales motions play a role in providing mean kinetic energy ...
    • Black Holes, Black Swans, Black Magic: The Emerging Arts of Project Execution 

      Prieto, Bob (2013-12-12)
      Fluor Corporation executive to give Vecellio LectureBlacksburg, VA , September 16, 2013 Virginia Tech College of Engineering Bob Prieto, senior vice president, Fluor Corporation, will present the 2013 Vecellio Distinguished ...
    • Can VT Pride it Forward? What if Queer never happens here? 

      Matheis, Christian (2013-12-17)
      How will we tell the story of LGBTQA people at VT in ten, fifteen, or twenty years? Since the 1990’s, if not earlier, public universities around the country have gone through various queer pride and affirmation movements. ...
    • Beatrice Freeman Walker Oral History Interview 

      Walker, Beatrice Freeman (2013-12-17)
    • How Spectrum Policy Enables Wireless Innovation: Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Origins 

      Marcus, Michael (2013-12-17)
      A seminar talk by Dr. Michael Marcus, a consultant and adjunct professor of ECE at VT. Abstract appears below.
    • Learning Chemistry from Bacteria 

      Clardy, Jon (2013-12-17)
      Dr. Jon Clardy Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University All animals, including humans, originated and evolved on a planet already teeming with bacteria, and ...