In Pictures: Our Library's First Publications Slam Event

On November 30, 2023, the library held its first Publications Slam event. Five researchers pitched their recent publications in three minutes.

The Presenters and Their Publications:

  • Rebecca Jackson, "How the Cervix Killed the Cervimeter: A Nonstandard Story of Successful Measurement," Measurement 222, no. 1 (November 2023): 113–652. (here)
  • Tamar Novick, "Introducing Bovine Regimes: When Animals Became Technologies," Technology and Culture 64, no. 4 (October 2023): 1027–1043. (here)
  • Matteo Valleriani, "Prompt Me a Dataset: An Investigation of Text-Image Prompting for Historical Image Dataset Creation Using Foundation Models," (with El-Hajj), arXiv [cs], 2309.01674 (September 2023): 1–12. (here)  
  • Lisa Onaga, "Special issue of HSNS – Making Animal Materials in Time" (with Laurence Douny), Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 53, no. 3 (June 2023): 197–220. (here)
  • Marianna Szczygielska, "Reading Teeth: Ivory as an Artifact of Classed Whiteness," Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 53, no. 3 (June 2023): 308–331. (here)

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Following the presentations, there was a reception event. The library plans to host the event three times annually to give researchers at the MPIWG the opportunity to celebrate their new publications with colleagues, get to know each other, and learn how to pitch their research in three minutes. We really enjoyed celebrating our researchers’ achievements at our Publications Slam event! Thank you to all who participated.