Recent Submissions

  • Recognizing Women’s Needs: A Key in Agriculture Production and Food Security 

    Abaye, Ozzie (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-11-08)
    The Women and Gender in International Development discussion series offers an opportunity for scholars and practitioners to share their research and knowledge surrounding gender and international development. Dr. Ozzie ...
  • Intersections: Resilience 

    Franze, Simone; Hester, Rebecca; Meitner, Erika; Lawrence, Jennifer (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-11-07)
    This discussion panel unpacks the political, economic, and social impacts of resilience. Panelists speak to resilience in the trade industry, climate change, the human body, and the commonalities between the three.
  • Intersections: Privilege 

    Iorio, Josh; Faulkner, Brandy; Paige, Freddy; Copper, Cathryn (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-10-10)
    How does gender, race, and class privilege inform the design and construction of the built environment? Panelists will discuss how gender-related language norms, race-related structures of power in the workplace, and ...
  • #VTDITC vol 10: Intro to DJing & Fair Use 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-09-28)
    Try your hands at DJing at this free event! Learn how to put fair use into practice while getting hands-on time with a variety of professional-level DJ equipment as well as instruction from professional DJs. #VTDITC: hip ...
  • “Women do light work, men do heavy work”: Male out-migration, the feminization of agriculture, and integrated pest management in the Nepali mid-hills 

    Spangler, Kaitlyn (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-04-19)
    The Women and Gender in International Development Discussion Series is organized by the Center for International Research, Education, and Development (CIRED) and is an InclusiveVT initiative of Outreach and International ...
  • #VTDITC vol. 9: Gender & Hip Hop 

    Smith, Blair Ebony; Jennings, Kyesha (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-04-19)
    Join Blair Ebony Smith [PhD Candidate at Syracuse University and artist-scholar with organizing collective Saving Our Lives Hear Our Truths (SOLHOT) as well as girl-band We Levitate], and Kyesha Jennings (Hip Hop Scholar ...
  • VT Authors Event 2018 

    Walters, Tyler; Clarke, Cyril; Johnson, Sylvester; Potter, Peter; Walz, Anita R.; Ellingson, Steve; Agmon, Danna; Ewing, Tom; Hofer, Stefanie; Giminez Smith, Carmen (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-21)
    The 13th Annual University Libraries’ VT Authors Recognition event honors authors of books published in 2017 as well as authors of articles published through the University Libraries' Open Access Subvention Fund. The ...
  • Women Inventors in Architecture 1700-2000 

    Espegel Alonso, Carmen (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-28)
    Women Inventors in Architecture 1700-2000: For centuries, women in architecture have been involved in pushing the boundaries of architecture and architectural practice. Whether as registered architects, members and leaders ...
  • Open Educational Practices: Equity, Achievement, and Pedagogical Innovation 

    Jhangiani, Rajiv (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
    Open Education practices (OEP) have emerged as a transformational force in higher education. Whereas, higher education promises to be an instrument for economic and social mobility, in reality our institutions reinforce ...
  • Climate Change and Agrobiodiversity in Nepal: A Gendered Perspective 

    Bhattarai, Basundhara (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-04-04)
    The WGD program at CIRED has conducted a monthly discussion series for over a decade. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are encouraged to attend the discussions and bring their ideas and questions. The ...
  • #VTDITC Vol 8: Hip Hop & Liberation 

    Faulkner, Brandy; Offendum, Omar; Right, Dumi; Taj, Saba (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-15)
    Join Dumi Right (DC), Omar Offendum (LA), Saba Taj (NC), and Dr. Brandy Faulkner (VT Department of Political Science) for a discussion of hip hop as a tool for liberation. Performances and an open cypher to follow. #VTDITC
  • Getting Comfortable Working in the Open: A Panel Discussion for Authors, Teaching Faculty, and Students 

    Walz, Anita R.; DeCarlo, Matt; Murphy-Judy, Kathryn; Nelson, Amy; Erickson, Susan; Kidd, Jennifer; Harder, James; Hamilton, Carrie; Aigner, Savannah (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
    Open Educational practices support teaching, learning, and publication in an increasingly diverse faculty and student body. OEP encompass the creation, adaptation, and adoption of open educational resources, open course ...
  • Geography and the Environment Through Kitchenspace: Cultural Ecology in the House-lot Garden in Central Mexico 

    Christie, Maria Elisa (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-16)
    The WGD program at CIRED has conducted a monthly discussion series for over a decade. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are encouraged to attend the discussions and bring their ideas and questions. The ...
  • Textbook Town Hall: A Panel Discussion About Textbook Prices 

    Roche, Avalon; Walz, Anita R.; Boim, Cara; Willis, Rex; Billingsley, Julia; Whiteman, Hannah (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-16)
    Virginia Tech Student Government Association (VTSGA) led this Textbook Town Hall to hear from students regarding issues and solutions related to textbooks and other learning resources.
  • Global Change Center 2018 Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Kirk Johnson 

    Johnson, Kirk; Hopkins, William A. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-16)
    Dr. Kirk Johnson is a paleontologist who has led expeditions that have resulted in the discovery of more than 1,400 fossil sites. His research focuses on fossil plants and the extinction of dinosaurs. He is known for his ...
  • Women and Gender Discussion Series with Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg from AWARD 

    Kamau-Rutenberg, Wanjiru (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-02-09)
    Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg is the Director of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD), the organization that works towards inclusive, agriculture-driven prosperity for the African continent by ...
  • Women Empowerment and the Microfinance Dilemma in Bali: What does Control over Credit Entail? 

    Apriliani, Putu Desy
    The Women and Gender in International Development Discussion Series is monthly event organized by the Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED) and is an InclusiveVT initiative of Outreach and ...
  • You Want Me to Pay What? Student Perspectives on Learning Costs 

    Thorpe, Sydney; Skripak, Stephen J.; Walz, Anita R.; Umbarger-Wells, Sarah; Boim, Cara; Addair, J. T.; Kading, Kim (Virginia Tech, 2017-11-28)
    "You Want Me to Pay What?" is a Student Government Association (SGA) student-led event. The event was designed by and for students to start a conversation about the cost of learning resources at Virginia Tech.
  • The Impact of Culture and Family: Women's Education and their Role in Development in South Sudan 

    Lado, Flora E. S.
    The WGD discussion series aims to provide an avenue for prominent scholars from inside and outside the university as well as Virginia Tech students to share their research studies and discuss issues of women, gender, and ...
  • An Open Solution for Urgent Problems: Increasing Research Quality, Reproducibility, & Diversity 

    Spies, Jeff (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2017-12-05)
    Jeffrey Spies, Ph.D., is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of the non-profit Center for Open Science. In this presentation, Dr. Spies discusses motivations, values, and common experiences of researchers and ...

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