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AI Literacy Interest Group: Inaugural Panel & Showcase on Multidisciplinarity

Join us for a day of interdisciplinary events with speakers, discussions, curated documents from the Kislak Center, and hands-on projects. This day's session introduces the AI Literacy Interest Group and focuses on the basic concepts, legalities, & histories of Large Language Models.

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February 13, 2024, 9:30am - 2:00pm
Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center (sixth floor)
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff
Page from a seventeenth-century Spanish manuscript on ciphers, featuring five vovelles, a kind of side chart considered an early example of a paper analog computer


This is a Multidisciplinary Tech Literacy Interest Group. Attendees are not required to use AI or study Machine Learning to drop by. There are no disciplinary bounds. The only prerequisites are curiosity and enthusiasm for learning. You are welcome to join us for particular sessions or for the entire event. 

Related Libguide: AI Ethics.

Note: Zoom option will be available for registrants. Online participation in the sessions will be limited. The event will be recorded and published in the AI Ethics Libguide. 

Learning Objectives

  • Talking about a range of topics in AI with confidence. 
  • Questioning the current systems in place critically. 
  • Understanding transdisciplinary connections with their understanding of AI. 
  • Participating in a dialogue as scholars, students, citizens, communities, policymakers, and the public at large.


Tuesday, February 13, 2024

This event is co-hosted by Research Data and Digital Scholarship and Kislak Center, with co-sponsorships from Price Lab for Digital Humanities, Data Driven Discovery Initiative, and Andrea Mitchell Center.

Image credit: LJS 423 Dos discursos de la cifra, page 129 [127], Kislak Collections