Author: Liz Shayne

Seminar: Patrik Svensson, “From Optical Fiber to Conceptual Cyberinfrastructure”

Friday, March 11 | 2:00 pm | SH 2509 On Friday, March 11, Transcriptions will host a seminar with HUMlab director, Patrik Svensson. He is pre-circulating a draft version of an article forthcoming in Digital Humanities Quarterly as the basis

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Public Event: Risk Media and Speculation

Friday, March 4 | 10 am – 5:30 pm | Mosher Alumni House – Alumni Hall The American Cultures & Global Contexts Center, The Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies, The Transcriptions Center, and the Department of Film and Media Studies present

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Lecture: Lisa Gitelman, “Unpublishing and the Typescript Book”

Monday, January 10 | 3:00 pm | SH 2635 Lisa Gitelman is a media historian whose research concerns American print culture, techniques of inscription, and the new media of yesterday and today. She is particularly concerned with tracing the patterns

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Reading Group: Globalizing Risk

Friday, November 19 | 12:00 pm | SH 2635 Please join us in taking a close look at the two forms of risk discourse central to Ulrick Beck: scienticized and commercial risk. Even as we are habituated to risk through

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Lecture: Joyce Goggin, “Wearing Shades: Credit, Futurity and the ‘Art’ of Gunther von Hagens”

Monday, October 25 | 3:30 pm | SH 2625 Please join us for the second event in our Globalizing Risk Lecture Series as we welcome Joyce Goggin, the Acting Chair of English Literature at the University of Amsterdam, where she

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Lecture: Barbara Harthorn, “Ambivalence, Uncertainty & Risk: Public Engagement with New [Nano]Technologies”

Friday,  October 22 | 12:00 pm | SH 2635 Please join us for the first event in the Globalizing Risk UCSB Faculty Lecture Series (sponsored by Transcriptions and ACGCC). We are pleased to announce our first speaker, Barbara Herr Harthorn,

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Lecture: Michael Stevenson, “‘Follow the Medium’: Digital Methods for Web Cultural Research

Friday, October 1 | 12:00 p.m. | SH 2635 | reception to follow In her exploration of the computational turn in the humanities, N. Katherine Hayles describes a serious rift between traditional and digital research practices: on one side there

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Film.Literature.Software

From 2008 – 2010, Transcriptions hosted several screenings of Transcriptions-related films and projects as part of an investigation into the dialogue between Film, Literature and Software. What follows is a partial list of the movies and media screened at these events.

Collaborative Media Commons

The Collaborative Media Commons is an interdisciplinary technological, social, and production framework for academic and artistic collaboration and communication. Its aim is to explicitly break down the boundaries between intellectual and artistic work, pedagogy and practice, the academy and the

Second Life Project

LCM/Transcriptions is proud to announce its pedagogic and artistic foray into the online world of “Second Life,” a popular 3-D virtual environment that first debuted for public use in 2003 and now supports over 30,000 concurrent users. Funded by a

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