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2000-2001 | Humanities and Technology: Multiple Literacies in a Digital Culture

"Humanities and Technology: Multiple Literacies in a Digital Culture" is a three-part series that will begin to explore some complex issues concerning the changing nature of literacy. The series will address three (however overlapping) audiences: UCI students, Humanities and other UCI faculty, and the wider public. Sponsored by HumaniTech and the Humanities Center.

FALL QUARTER 2000:

Humanities and Technology: Multiple Literacies in a Digital Culture
October 23, 2000 | 3:30-5 PM | 135 Humanities Instructional Building

Featuring Nicolaos Alexopoulos, Dean of the School of Engineering; Steven Mailloux, Professor of English; Maria Pantelia, Professor of Classics; and Debra Richardson, Chair of Information and Computer Science. Moderated by John Smith, Professor of German and Director of the UCI Humanities Center.
Co-sponsored by HumaniTech and the UCI Humanities Center.

"The Web We Weave... in Humanities" Teaching Colloquy
November 7, 2000 | 12-1:30 PM

Featuring Hugh Roberts of English and Comparative Literature and Alice Fahs of History. With course release grants they have received from the School, they have each been developing new course websites. Hugh has been exploring a modular approach to the study of English prosody. Alice has incorporated collections of images into her teaching of cultural history.
Alice and Hugh will present what they have done so far in their development of course websites and share with you the good and the not as good, the ups and the downs, of their venture into course web work.


WINTER QUARTER 2001:

Deep Reading in a Digital Age
February 27, 2001 | 5-6:30 PM | 135 Humanities Instructional Building

Revolutionary new media alter the ways in which we think and perceive. How we read literature differs from how we read text on the Internet. Gregory Crane, Professor of Classics at Tufts; Editor of the Perseus Project, considers ways to develop digital environments that promode the sort of critical skills taught in the Humanities.
Co-sponsored by HumaniTech and the UCI Humanities Center.

SPRING QUARTER 2001:

Fireside Chat: "Technology, Society, Humanities"
May 31, 2001 | 7:00 PM | 100 Humanities Instructional Building
Featuring Katherine Hayles, UCLA Professor of English, to represent the academy, and Henry Samueli, Co-Chair of Broadcom, to represent the technology industry.
Moderator: J. Hillis Miller, UCI Professor of English. Co-sponsored by HumaniTech and the UCI Humanities Center.

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