Augmented Humanity

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Augmented Humanity is produced by the New Mexico Humanities Council in partnership with KUNM.  Our guests on this show are modern explorers working at the intersection of technology and the humanities who help us to understand ourselves and the worlds we create in this digital age. They are thinkers, creators, makers and academics, all working in diverse fields. Together we discuss what we can understand about ourselves and others with the use of this technology; how the technology changes us or advances us; the implications for public or academic humanities; and the best tools and practices for applying this technology. Host Ellen Dornan is the digital humanities program officer for NMHC. Host Craig Goldsmith owns 1uffakind Design and is the host of The Coffee Express on KUNM. 

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Remote Religion Ep 1: Intimate and Sacred Online Spaces

Mar 1, 2021

 

On this program, we’re joined by Rabbi Harry Rosenfeld, the rabbi at Congregation Albert in Albuquerque and the Reverend Bob LaVallee, a minister at the First Unitarian Church of Albuquerque, two religious communities that have moved completely online during the pandemic.

On this month's podcast, we're joined by Chris Jonas, co-founder and Executive Director at Littleglobe, as well as Katy Gross, Littleglobe's Deputy Director and Education Director. Littleglobe’s mission is to create collaborative art, encourage community capacity, and foster life-affirming connections across the boundaries that divide us. We'll be talking about their new Culture Connects Toolkit, a flexible and ethical approach to digital storytelling based on years of community engagement. New episodes every Monday.

Culture Connects Toolkit Ep 3: Redesigning the Paradigm

Feb 15, 2021

On this month's podcast, we're joined by Chris Jonas, co-founder and Executive Director at Littleglobe, as well as Katy Gross, Littleglobe's Deputy Director and Education Director. Littleglobe’s mission is to create collaborative art, encourage community capacity, and foster life-affirming connections across the boundaries that divide us. We'll be talking about their new Culture Connects Toolkit, a flexible and ethical approach to digital storytelling based on years of community engagement. New episodes every Monday.

Culture Connects Toolkit Ep 2: Media, Ethics & Wellness

Feb 8, 2021

On this month's podcast, we're joined by Chris Jonas, co-founder and Executive Director at Littleglobe, as well as Katy Gross, Littleglobe's Deputy Director and Education Director. Littleglobe’s mission is to create collaborative art, encourage community capacity, and foster life-affirming connections across the boundaries that divide us. We'll be talking about their new Culture Connects Toolkit, a flexible and ethical approach to digital storytelling based on years of community engagement. New episodes every Monday.

On this month's podcast, we're joined by Chris Jonas, co-founder and Executive Director at Littleglobe, as well as Katy Gross, Littleglobe's Deputy Director and Education Director. Littleglobe’s mission is to create collaborative art, encourage community capacity, and foster life-affirming connections across the boundaries that divide us. We'll be talking about their new Culture Connects Toolkit, a flexible and ethical approach to digital storytelling based on years of community engagement. New episodes every Monday.

Advanced Humanities Institute Ep 4: No Math Required

Jan 25, 2021

Join philosopher David Kinney, an Omidyar Postdoctoral Fellow at The Santa Fe Institute, and SFI External Professor Simon DeDeo, a cognitive scientist at Carnegie Mellon University who along with Carrie Cowan, SFI’s Director of Education, are leading a new effort called “Foundations and Applications of Humanities Analytics”, which seeks to help new humanities scholars study culture through computational tools and complexity science.

Advanced Humanities Institute Ep 2: Irreducible Objects

Jan 11, 2021

 Join philosopher David Kinney, an Omidyar Postdoctoral Fellow at The Santa Fe Institute, and SFI External Professor Simon DeDeo, a cognitive scientist at Carnegie Mellon University who along with Carrie Cowan, SFI’s Director of Education, are leading a new effort called “Foundations and Applications of Humanities Analytics”, which seeks to help new humanities scholars study culture through computational tools and complexity science.

 Join philosopher David Kinney, an Omidyar Postdoctoral Fellow at The Santa Fe Institute, and SFI External Professor Simon DeDeo, a cognitive scientist at Carnegie Mellon University who along with Carrie Cowan, SFI’s Director of Education, are leading a new effort called “Foundations and Applications of Humanities Analytics”, which seeks to help new humanities scholars study culture through computational tools and complexity science.

On this program, we’re joined by Patrick Moore and Timothy Roberts, the director and deputy director of New Mexico Historic Sites, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Patrick and Timothy will discuss how NM Historic Sites have been moving holiday celebrations to virtual formats this year, and how they are trying to offer a sense of connectedness and interpretation during 2020.

On this program, we’re joined by Patrick Moore and Timothy Roberts, the director and deputy director of New Mexico Historic Sites, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Patrick and Timothy will discuss how NM Historic Sites have been moving holiday celebrations to virtual formats this year, and how they are trying to offer a sense of connectedness and interpretation during 2020.

On this program, we’re joined by Patrick Moore and Timothy Roberts, the director and deputy director of New Mexico Historic Sites, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Patrick and Timothy will discuss how NM Historic Sites have been moving holiday celebrations to virtual formats this year, and how they are trying to offer a sense of connectedness and interpretation during 2020.

Augmented Humanity: Cultural Technology at NMHU

Dec 11, 2020

This hour-long episode of Augmented Humanity will be preempting No More Normal on Sunday 12/13, 11a.

On this program, we’re joined by Patrick Moore and Timothy Roberts, the director and deputy director of New Mexico Historic Sites, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Patrick and Timothy will discuss how NM Historic Sites have been moving holiday celebrations to virtual formats this year, and how they are trying to offer a sense of connectedness and interpretation during 2020.

Augmented Humanity: Wrong Theory Protocol

Dec 2, 2020

This hour-long episode of Augmented Humanity will be preempting No More Normal on Sunday 12/6, 11a.

On this month's episodes, we’re joined by Dr. Shannon McSheffrey, a medieval historian at Concordia University in Montreal. Professor McSheffrey's research interests center around law, mitigation, gender roles, civic culture, marriage, literacy, heresy, and popular religion in late medieval England. She has published a number of scholarly articles and five books. We’re also joined by Dr.

On this month's episodes, we’re joined by Dr. Shannon McSheffrey, a medieval historian at Concordia University in Montreal. Professor McSheffrey's research interests center around law, mitigation, gender roles, civic culture, marriage, literacy, heresy, and popular religion in late medieval England. She has published a number of scholarly articles and five books. We’re also joined by Dr.

On this month's episodes, we’re joined by Dr. Shannon McSheffrey, a medieval historian at Concordia University in Montreal. Professor McSheffrey's research interests center around law, mitigation, gender roles, civic culture, marriage, literacy, heresy, and popular religion in late medieval England. She has published a number of scholarly articles and five books. We’re also joined by Dr.

On this month's episodes, we’re joined by Dr. Shannon McSheffrey, a medieval historian at Concordia University in Montreal. Professor McSheffrey's research interests center around law, mitigation, gender roles, civic culture, marriage, literacy, heresy, and popular religion in late medieval England. She has published a number of scholarly articles and five books. We’re also joined by Dr.

We’re joined by artist and educator Agnes Chavez, who explores the interrelationship between art, science, technology and nature as a process and tool for social change. As an artist, her work focuses on data visualization, light, sound and space. As a curriculum developer, she applies the latest arts, science and technological innovations to youth programming and education. Agnes is a founding member of The PASEO Festival, and the founder of the STEMarts LAB.

We’re joined by artist and educator Agnes Chavez, who explores the interrelationship between art, science, technology and nature as a process and tool for social change. As an artist, her work focuses on data visualization, light, sound and space. As a curriculum developer, she applies the latest arts, science and technological innovations to youth programming and education. Agnes is a founding member of The PASEO Festival, and the founder of the STEMarts LAB.

We’re joined by artist and educator Agnes Chavez, who explores the interrelationship between art, science, technology and nature as a process and tool for social change. As an artist, her work focuses on data visualization, light, sound and space. As a curriculum developer, she applies the latest arts, science and technological innovations to youth programming and education. Agnes is a founding member of The PASEO Festival, and the founder of the STEMarts LAB.

We’re joined by artist and educator Agnes Chavez, who explores the interrelationship between art, science, technology and nature as a process and tool for social change. As an artist, her work focuses on data visualization, light, sound and space. As a curriculum developer, she applies the latest arts, science and technological innovations to youth programming and education. Agnes is a founding member of The PASEO Festival, and the founder of the STEMarts LAB.

Ryan Flahive
Photograph by Jason S. Ordaz

 

On this month's Augmented Humanity, we’re talking about archives with the IAIA's Ryan Flahive. Ryan is the archivist at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) and teaches archive studies and oral history at IAIA’s museum studies department. He currently serves on the New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board, the New Mexico Association of Museums (NMAM) Executive Board, and the National Advisory Council of the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

Ryan Flahive
Photograph by Jason S. Ordaz

 

On this month's Augmented Humanity, we’re talking about archives with the IAIA's Ryan Flahive. Ryan is the archivist at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) and teaches archive studies and oral history at IAIA’s museum studies department. He currently serves on the New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board, the New Mexico Association of Museums (NMAM) Executive Board, and the National Advisory Council of the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

Ryan Flahive
Photograph by Jason S. Ordaz

 

On this month's Augmented Humanity, we’re talking about archives with the IAIA's Ryan Flahive. Ryan is the archivist at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) and teaches archive studies and oral history at IAIA’s museum studies department. He currently serves on the New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board, the New Mexico Association of Museums (NMAM) Executive Board, and the National Advisory Council of the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

Ryan Flahive
Photograph by Jason S. Ordaz

 

On this month's Augmented Humanity, we’re talking about archives with the IAIA's Ryan Flahive. Ryan is the archivist at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) and teaches archive studies and oral history at IAIA’s museum studies department. He currently serves on the New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board, the New Mexico Association of Museums (NMAM) Executive Board, and the National Advisory Council of the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

UniD Project Ep 4: Audio Describing the World

Aug 24, 2020

Dr. Brett Oppegaard, an associate professor in the School of Communications at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is the lead investigator of the UniD project, which produces audio descriptions for the visually impaired, as well as providing an open source and open access platform for dissemination. UniD also serves as an academy for improving practices and standards related to audio descriptions.

UniD Project Ep 3: Creating Equitable Experiences

Aug 17, 2020

Dr. Brett Oppegaard, an associate professor in the School of Communications at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is the lead investigator of the UniD project, which produces audio descriptions for the visually impaired, as well as providing an open source and open access platform for dissemination. UniD also serves as an academy for improving practices and standards related to audio descriptions.

UniD Project Ep 2: Imagining a Multisensory World

Aug 10, 2020

Dr. Brett Oppegaard, an associate professor in the School of Communications at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is the lead investigator of the UniD project, which produces audio descriptions for the visually impaired, as well as providing an open source and open access platform for dissemination. UniD also serves as an academy for improving practices and standards related to audio descriptions.

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