Posts Tagged ‘digital’

Joshua Miele talk: “Digital Accessibility and the Making of a Meta Maker Movement”

October 3rd, 2016

GC Digital Initiatives
Speaker Event, Fall 2016
October 20th, 6:30-8:00pm
Room C198, The Graduate Center, CUNY


Dr. Joshua Miele

“Digital Accessibility and the Making of a Meta Maker Movement”


GC Digital Initiatives and The Futures Initiative are excited to welcome Dr. Joshua Miele to The Graduate Center, CUNY, to speak on the topic of digital accessibility and maker culture. Dr. Miele is the Associate Director of Technology Research and Development, at the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Low Vision and Blindness, and has spearheaded multiple apps, platforms, and resources that promote digital accessibility–including the Blind Arduino Project, overTHERE, YouDescribe, and many more. In his talk, he will discuss the philosophy that informs his approach to maker culture, and consider the essential role of digital accessibility in this formulation.


This event is free and open to the public, and we kindly request you RSVP in advance clicking here.

If you require accessibility accommodation, contact us at, or call Lisa Rhody at (212) 817 8490.

We look forward to seeing you there!


February 5th, 4pm: Digital Poetics, A Roundtable

January 27th, 2016

Please mark your calendars for this upcoming event at The Graduate Center, CUNY:

“Digital Poetics: A Roundtable”
Friday, February 5th
4pm in the English Lounge (Room 4406)

Poster for Digital Poetics, A Roundtable

This panel will place in conversation an array of scholars, artists, poets, and archivists from the New York City area to discuss the intersection between the poetic and the digital in contemporary creative and critical practice. We will discuss digital approaches to poetic composition, poetic approaches to digital work, archival considerations for electronic poetry, the poetics of computer code, and beyond.

We are excited to welcome the following speakers:

Dennis Tenen (Columbia University);
Karla Nielsen (Columbia Rare Book & Manuscript Library);
Taeyoon Choi (School for Poetic Computation);
Kendra Sullivan (Center for the Humanities, The Graduate Center);
Iris Cushing (Argos Books, The Graduate Center)
Moderator: Mary Catherine Kinniburgh (GC Digital Initiatives, The Graduate Center)

This event is sponsored by the GC English Program, CUNY DHI, and GC Digital Initiatives.

For more information, please email We look forward to seeing you there!

Eben Moglen, “Before and After IP: Ownership of Ideas in the 21st Century”

November 22nd, 2010

Eben Moglen. Photo source:

On November 17, 2010, the CUNY Digital Studies Group and the CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative, in partnership with the The Center for the Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY, hosted a talk by Professor Eben Moglen of Columbia Law School.

Professor Moglen’s talk, which was titled “Before and After IP: Ownership of Ideas in the 21st Century,” is now available for download on his website under a Creative Commons BY-SA license. It gives us great pleasure to share this audio version of the talk under the same CC-BY-SA license.

Download (MP3, 128 kbps)

Download higher-quality version from Professor Moglen’s website (MP3, 185 kbps)

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