Weekly Writing Circle, Fall 2021-present 1.5-hour weekly writing group; open to all faculty and graduate students.
Weekly Research Meetings, Fall 2021-present Weekly meetings with CODE^SHIFT research team members and co-partners to set goals, brainstorm research ideas, share progress and seek support on projects.
Monthly Meetups, Summer 2022-present Monthly meetups with CODE^SHIFT team members; brief reports of research progress and review of work.
Lunch and Learn Workshop Series, Fall 2022- present Professional development workshop series; open to all faculty and students.
Talks and Workshops
Launch and Networking Event, April 2022 Launch event featured Newhouse faculty recent books, networking social and meet-the-authors booths over brunch
Narratio Fellows Summer Digital Storytelling Workshops, July 2022 CODE^SHIFT RAs – Maleeha Bhadki and Wendy Wang served as artists-in-residence to co-facilitate digital storytelling workshops on photography and poetry with ten resettled refugee youth artists from the Syracuse area. Daily workshops from 1-4 p.m. in July 2022.
Photo-Poetry Review of Work in Progress, July 2022 Co-hosted public review and community engagement for youth artists in the Narratio Fellows project collaboration with CODE^SHIFT
Social Justice Informatics Workshop, August 2022 Co-hosted a day-long hybrid workshop on social justice informatics with Dr. Jasmina Tacheva from the iSchool at Syracuse University. The audience included social scientists, activists and data scientists. Keynote by J. Khadijah Abdurahman (Founder, We Be Imagining), panel discussions by scholar-activists and networking lunch.
Public Talk on Gender, Caste and Digital Space, September 2022 Co-hosted a public talk by Pooja Pande and Priya Thuvassery of Chambal Media, home to Khabar Lahariya, India’s largest feminist rural media network
Central NY Humanities Corridor Writing Retreat, September 2022 Designed and hosted a 3-day writing retreat for selected graduate students and faculty from Cornell University and Syracuse University in the Finger Lakes region.
Public Talk on Branding Black Womanhood, September 2022 Hosted a public (virtual) talk by Dr. Timeka Tounsel of U of Washington
Storying the Self Workshop, September 2022 Hosted an interactive workshop by Dr. Aisha Durham from U of South Florida and Dr. Claudine Taaffe from Vanderbilt U on digital storytelling, autoethnography, poetry and photography.
Historias de la Frontera: Exploring Latinx identity of the U.S./Mexico Border in Comic Books, October 2022 Hosted a virtual talk by Dr. Anthony Ramirez, Assistant Professor, U of Houston as part of the Hispanic Heritage Month
Write-a-thon session, October 2022 Day-long writing session open to faculty and graduate students to help facilitate a supportive and productive writing environment.
Asian American Reporters and White News, November 2022 Hosted a virtual talk by Dr. David Oh, Associate Professor, Ramapo College of New Jersey as part of Asian Heritage Month
Healthy Communities, Inclusive Storytelling and Data Justice, November 2022 Hosted a day-long CODE^SHIFT Research Symposium with scholars from Upstate Medical Center, Cornell University, SUNY Albany, Dartmouth College, Hofstra College, U of Buffalo, James Madison University and Newhouse School at Syracuse University. The symposium focused on relationship-building and grant writing.