Lectures, Panels, Conferences, Colloquia
Quarter Teaching & Research Colloquy
January 19, 2005 | 12-1:30 PM
135 Humanities Instructional Building
Featuring Julia Lupton, Professor of English;
Sharon Block, Assistant Professor of History,
and David Newman, researcher in Earth System
Science and computer programmer.
"The Web We Weave… in Humanities"
February 5, 2004 | 12:00-1:30 | 135 Humanities Instructional
Moeller, Professor of History, will discuss his
Humanities Core Course websites on: "Revolutionary
France, "Legislating the `Racial State,' Germany 1933-38,"
and "Why Should We Study the Communist Manifesto in
the Core Course."
Glenn Levine, Assistant Professor of German,
will share two of his instructional websites, one for German
130, "Twentieth Century German-Jewish Literature,"
and for German 220, "Language Learning and Technology."
They will share their thoughts on the pedagogical value,
time commitment realities, advantages, and disadvantages
of their course websites. This is a good opportunity to
see some examples of your colleagues' work in this area
for your general interest, and, for those of you who considering,
or are in the process of creating, your own course websites,
to get some useful information."
Lecture/workshop: Going Public: How to Do Things
with Graphic Design
Lecture: 1:00 PM
135 Humanities Instructional Building
Workshop: 2:15 PM |
217 Humanities Hall
Ellen Lupton, director of the MFA program
in graphic design at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).
She is also curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt
National Design Museum in New York City, where she has organized
numerous exhibitions, including: Skin: Surface, Substance
+ Design (2002) and Mechanical Brides: Women and
Machines from Home to Office (1993). Her most recent
book is Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers,
Writers, Editors and Students (2004).
in the workshop will apply basic design principles to the
creation of a personal business card. Learn how to use typography
(fonts and their placement) in simple, intelligent ways.
We will talk about how to apply these same ideas to personal
stationery, mailing labels, Web pages, and other forms of
by HumaniTech, the Department of Art History, and the Program
in Visual Studies.
"Plagiarism, Prevention and Detection Using TurnItIn.com
February 22 | 2:30-3:30 PM |135 Humanities Instructional
Rudi Berkelhamer, Associate Dean, Undergraduate
Education; Liz Losh, Writing Director of
Humanities Core Course;
and Ellen Strenski, Course Director of
Co-sponsored by the Division of Undergraduate Education
and Network and Academic Computing Services.
A Fireside Chat with David Byrne
10, 2005 | 7:30-9:00 PM
Humanities Instructional Building
This visit is part of David Byrne's West Coast tour, which
includes the Portland Art Museum, UC Berkeley and UC Santa
Barbara. He gave a similar lecture last year at LACMA to
a sold-out audience. Best known as a musician (co-founder
of the Talking Heads and Academy Award-winning film composer),
David Byrne started out as an art student, attending both
the Rhode Island School of Design and Maryland Institute
College of Art. He began using PowerPoint as an artistic
medium a few years ago and has created a number of stand-alone
art pieces that have been exhibited in galleries and museums
and installed publicly, and are also included in his 2003
book/DVD Envisioning Emotional Epistemological Information.
Byrne's PowerPoint projects earned him a Wired RAVE Award
for Art last year.
and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served
basis and is not guaranteed.
more on David Byrne, please visit www.davidbyrne.com.
by the UCI Film & Video Center.
Co-sponsored by HumaniTech and the Claire Trevor School
of the Arts.
Human Rights, Technology & the Humanities
12, 2005 | 10:15 AM | 135 Humanities Instructional Building
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Featuring Ian Kim, Ella Baker Center for
Human Rights; Philip J. Nickel, Department
of Philosophy and School of Biological Sciences, UCI; Lee
Tien, Electronic Frontier Foundation; Moderator:
Cecelia Lynch, Department of Political
Science and Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies,
UCI; Stuart Biegel, UCLA School of Law
and Graduate School of Education & Information Studies;
David Brin, Author; Simon Cole,
Dept. of Criminology, Law & Society, UCI; Moderator:
Jon Wiener, Dept. of History, UCI; Carol
Burke, Department of English, UCI; Tom
Cohen, Deptartment of English, SUNY Albany; David
Garcia, Design for Digital Cultures, Utrecht School
of the Arts, The Netherlands & University of Portsmouth,
England; founder and co-organizer of the Next 5 Minutes
Festival of Tactical Media; Thomas Keenan,
Comparative Literature Program and Director, Human Rights
Project, Bard College; Moderator: Steven Mailloux.
Co-sponsored by the Department of English, the UCI Humanities
Center, and the International Center for Writing and Translation.
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