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Events and Exhibits

Monday, February 6, 2017

3p-5p
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building 2nd floor

Admission is free. Please sign up here.

This is a hands-on introductory workshop to using spatial data in R. We will learn how R handles different types of spatial data types and how to perform spatial operations, like joins or buffers. 
Requires basic familiarity with R. Please bring your own laptop.

7:30p-9p
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall

Free and open to the public. Come early for best seats.

Another Look book club will discuss Czech author Bohumil Hrabal's Too Loud a Solitude, a dystopian novella on the indestructibility of the written word.Hrabal's classic was published in a samizdat edition in Prague in 1976, and later published more widely after Communist rule ended in 1989. Its aging narrator runs a hydraulic press that crushes books and paper into bales.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

12p-1:15p
Encina Hall West, Room 219

Free and open to the public.
RSVP requested.

Learned extemporal poetry, improvised by poets without premeditation and for the purpose of social entertainment, has a long and respectable tradition. One of its more interesting international chapters is the extemporal poetry composed in Latin by the Slavic poets who spent their lives in eighteenth-century Italy, at a time when Latin was irreversibly losing its creative significance in the European Republic of Letters.

Monday, February 13, 2017

3p-5p
Branner Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building 2nd floor

Admission is free. Please sign up here.

This is a hands-on introductory workshop to visualizing spatial data with R. It requires basic familiarity with R. Please bring your own laptop.