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23 10, 2019

23 October HASS Pedagogy Colloquia Series

Shakespeare at Scale: Advancing Digital Humanities and Literary-Linguistic Education through Computational Analysis What’s in a (Shakespearean) name? An iconographical pattern? An influential text? Addressing such questions algorithmically involves learning to anatomize, model, and extend the qualitative in quantitative terms. Shakespeare at Scale develops an interactive learning platform that combines literary and historical scholarship on Shakespeare’s early modern England with emerging research methods […]
20 09, 2019

HASS Colloquium Series (By Assoc. Prof. Dejan Grba) – Creative Adventures in New Media Art Research

In this lecture Dejan Grba will outline his academic background focusing on the interdisciplinary character of his current research and critical exploration of generative art. […]

17 07, 2019

17 July HASS Pedagogy Colloquia Series by Dr Nazry Bahrawi and Dr Sayan Bhattacharyya

Current affairs. Site visits. Industry partnerships. What can engaging the real world do or not do for students and faculty in a university? In this session, two humanities faculty members will explore the good, the bad and the ugly of using contemporary examples in the classroom by drawing on pedagogical theories and their own practices at SUTD to speculate the intersections […]
4 07, 2019

HASS Colloquium Series (By Assoc Prof Juan Helen Zhou) – Longitudinal Research in the Network Neuroscience of Human Ageing

Abstract Neuroimaging has proven informative about the structural and functional changes in the aging brain and how these relate to cognitive decline. Task-free and task-based fMRI methods are particularly promising for studying age-related changes in brain functional connectivity networks and vulnerable patterns in ageing-related disorders. Accumulating evidence suggest that healthy ageing is linked to a decline in the functional specialization and segregation […]
18 03, 2019

Digital Humanities – Working with different kinds of ‘text’ in the Digital Humanities

The goal of this conference is to put into conversation scholarly practices relating to the computational analysis and interpretation of different aspects of texts in the humanities. […]

22 02, 2019

HASS Colloquium Series (By Kah-Wee Lee) – Las Vegas in Singapore : Violence, Progress and the Crisis of Nationalist Modernity

In this talk, Kah-Wee will share excerpts from his recently published monograph, Las Vegas in Singapore: Violence, Progress and the Crisis of Nationalist Modernity (NUS Press, 2019) […]

20 02, 2019

HASS Colloquium Series (By Prof Hironori Kato) – Wider Economic Impacts of Major Transportation Investment on Multiple Geographic Scales: From Urban Rail to Airport System Development

Abstract While major transportation projects are progressively promoted to enhance firm productivity and lead to economic growth, there are increasing public concerns over the net economic benefits of multibillion-dollar spending in urban and regional transportation systems. Such policy debates not only call for more rigorous transportation project assessments in practice but also ignite academic interests in grasping “wider economic impacts” via accessibility […]
15 02, 2019

HASS Colloquium Series (By Dr Teoh Chin Leong) – Forget me, Forget me not : The Ethics of Memory Editing Technologies

Scientific experiments have already been conducted to test the scope and limits of memory modifying technologies. […]

2 02, 2019

Selling Utopia: The Good Life as a Commodity in Singapore’s Early Advertisements | Selling Dreams

From the pre-modern to contemporary periods, Singapore has had a vibrant history of being imagined as a utopia. Most of these were top-down political narratives, but it was with the onset of print media that utopia began to be packaged as a commodity. […]

11 01, 2019

Current Issues in Game Theory and Social Dynamics

Please RSVP here The role of the workshop is to bring together researchers working on social dynamics from a theoretical and experimental perspective. These fields have experienced unprecedented expansions in recent years, for a multitude of reasons. An important development is the spread of behavioral game-theoretic experiments both as tools for uncovering the fundamental motivations of strategic behavior, and as motivators for […]