Events

Conference | Lynschrift18, an Homage to UMass Linguist Lyn Frazier

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
UMass Amherst | W245 South College
We are pleased to announce Lynschrift18, a conference in honor of the retirement of Professor Lyn Frazier from the UMass Department of Linguistics. Professor Frazier's work on language processing has profoundly affected the field of psycholinguistics, and this conference is an opportunity to present work that her contributions have helped to shape. The conference will feature two days of invited talks by many of her students, collaborators, and friends from around the world, as well as poster sessions and social events.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Critical Narrative Research and Intervention: Digital Storytelling | Aline Gubrium & Alice Fiddian-Green

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day workshop we begin with an orientation to introduce the digital storytelling process, discuss how digital storytelling may serve as a tool for critical narrative research and intervention, and examine ethical implications of bringing personal stories into the public realm. You will serve as a “research participant” within the workshop itself, through hands-on activities to create, edit and present digital stories.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Critical Narrative Research and Intervention: Digital Storytelling | Aline Gubrium & Alice Fiddian-Green

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day workshop we begin with an orientation to introduce the digital storytelling process, discuss how digital storytelling may serve as a tool for critical narrative research and intervention, and examine ethical implications of bringing personal stories into the public realm. You will serve as a “research participant” within the workshop itself, through hands-on activities to create, edit and present digital stories.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Data Management in R | Matthew Denny

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will be introduced to core data management concepts and techniques using the R programming language. By the end of the workshop, participants should possess the basic skills necessary to perform most data management tasks they are likely to encounter over the course of a research project intended for publication as a scholarly journal article.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Data Management in R | Matthew Denny

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will be introduced to core data management concepts and techniques using the R programming language. By the end of the workshop, participants should possess the basic skills necessary to perform most data management tasks they are likely to encounter over the course of a research project intended for publication as a scholarly journal article.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Practical Web and Text Scraping | Matthew Denny

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will learn how to efficiently automate the process of collecting data from large numbers of websites and text files using R. This workshop will include a mini-unit on text processing in R, as well as a mini-unit on scraping Twitter using R.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Practical Web and Text Scraping | Matthew Denny

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
In this two-day short course, participants will learn how to efficiently automate the process of collecting data from large numbers of websites and text files using R. This workshop will include a mini-unit on text processing in R, as well as a mini-unit on scraping Twitter using R.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Qualitative Research Design and Methods | Chrystal G. Mwangi and Ezekiel Kimball

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
This three-day workshop provides an overview of how qualitative researchers think (research design) and what they do (research methods). Participants will gain hands-on experience with qualitative research by contributing to the design and execution of a small-scale study developed by the facilitators.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Qualitative Research Design and Methods | Chrystal G. Mwangi and Ezekiel Kimball

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
This three-day workshop provides an overview of how qualitative researchers think (research design) and what they do (research methods). Participants will gain hands-on experience with qualitative research by contributing to the design and execution of a small-scale study developed by the facilitators.

ISSR Summer Methodology Workshops | Qualitative Research Design and Methods | Chrystal G. Mwangi and Ezekiel Kimball

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
University of Massachusetts, Amherst | E20 Machmer Hall
This three-day workshop provides an overview of how qualitative researchers think (research design) and what they do (research methods). Participants will gain hands-on experience with qualitative research by contributing to the design and execution of a small-scale study developed by the facilitators.

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