Year: 2012

Race and the Digital Humanities with Adeline Koh

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | University of California, Santa Barbara Department of English South Hall 2509 We will be screening Adeline Koh’s pre-recorded NITLE seminar, “Race and the Digital Humanities: An Introduction.” Professor Koh

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2012-2013: Fall Quarter

ENGL 146AI Literature of Technology: Artificial Intelligences and Other Nonhumans – The Literature and Film of AI (Instructor: James Pulizzi) Nonhumans have become increasingly intelligent from the middle of the twentieth century to the present. These intelligent machines sometimes emulate the way

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Transcriptions presents the 5th Annual Research Slam

Friday, May 25, 2012 | 1 pm – 5:00 pm | University of California, Santa Barbara Department of English South Hall 2509 The English Department’s Transcriptions Center presents the 5th Annual Research Slam. Schedule: 1:00-2:15pm – Intro + Session 1

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Simon Biggs: “Multiple Voices, Multiple Perspectives”

Friday, April 6, 2012 | 12:00pm | Transcriptions Studio: SH 2635 Transcriptions is pleased to host media artist Simon Biggs on Friday, April 6, for a lecture about his practice. Simon Biggs (born Adelaide, Australia 1957. UK since 1986) is

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Jessica Pressman lecture

Wednesday, April 4 | 3pm | Transcriptions Studio: South Hall 2509 Transcriptions is pleased to sponsor a lecture by Jessica Pressman in spring term. She will be speaking on “The Undead Book: Jonathan Safron Foer’s Tree of Codes as Bookwork.”

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2011-2012: Spring Quarter

ENGL 146DR: Literature of Technology: Distracted Reading (Instructor: Rita Raley) It is a cliché universally acknowledged that we (where “we” means, variously, the Twitter generation, the Millennial generation, participants in the Network Society) no longer read, or if we do read,

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Speculative Futures Talk — Professor Marieke de Goede

Fri. 3/9/12 | SH2509 | SH 2509 Speculative Futures invites you to a talk by Professor Marieke de Goede. Professor de Goede will be speaking about her new book, Speculative Security: The Politics of Pursuing Terrorist Monies. Please join us

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Film Screening – Ghost in the Shell

Wed. 2/22/12 | 4:00pm | SH 2617 The Transcriptions Center, in conjunction with a number of courses, will be hosting a screening of Mamoru Oshii’s Ghost in the Shell. The film explores the question of humanity and its relation to

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Jussi Parikka Video Lecture

Friday Feb. 10th 12:00pm | Transcriptions SH 2509 | Light refreshments Please join us for Dr. Jussi Parikka’s video lecture entitled “What is Media Archaeology?” Because of the format, the talk will be somewhat shorter than usual and the Q&A

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Speculative Futures — Symposium II — “Security and Catastrophe”

Friday January 13th, 2012 |  McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB | 2–6 pm Catastrophic events produce radical uncertainty. The temporality of such events varies: they could be sudden, unexpected, but ever–possible (e.g. natural disasters or terrorist attacks) or protracted events

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