To help us organize our Data Stories the Data Literacy Program (DLP), we decided to organize the stories into seven series. We’ve mentioned this a few times and we thought it would be good to explain a bit more about what these series are and why we chose to do this.
A few weeks ago, Meghan, our Postdoctoral Researcher in Data Interpretation and Public Engagement, (who’s a bit of an #ethics nerd) attended a training session organized by the Data Hazards project. This facilitator training taught how to run sessions with the project’s Data Hazards labels — think of them as like warning labels on household […]
While we’ve mentioned our non-fiction book club, Of Mycenaean Men, we’re also preparing A Pun Goes Here: A Fiction Book Club. A Pun Goes Here will have a similar structure as Of Mycenaean Men, but will bring together a collection of 12 works of fiction to cultivate data literacy in archaeology.
We had a busy spring here at the Data Literacy Program (DLP). Between publishing more articles, here on The Alexandria Archive’s News, and getting two data stories published for public use, we’ve done a lot in this second quarter of 2022. But beyond what we write about, what have we done recently?
Welcome to AAI Reads!. This week, the book that we’re highlighting is Data Feminism. Written by Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein in 2020, it’s a great introduction to how we can incorporate feminist practices into data literacy.
Artifacts, belongings, contrivances, debris, effects, finds, garbage, habiliments, implements, junk, kit, luggage, materiel, necessities, objects, possessions, quarries, relics, stuff, things, utensils, vestiges, whatchamacallits, xeniums, you-name-its, and, sometimes, zilch. What do archaeologists even look at?