Transcriptions Seventh Annual Research Slam

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Friday, May 23rd, 1 pm – 5:30 pm

SH 2607, Department of English

University of California, Santa Barbara.

Transcriptions invites you to join us at our Seventh Annual Research Slam, happening on Friday May 23rd from 1pm to 5:30pm in South Hall, 2607 (the CRC). This year’s theme is “Digital Projects: Past, Present and Future”:  Graduate students from English, Film and Media Studies and Comparative Literature will showcase projects in all stages of progress, from completed works to speculative concepts.

A research slam is an informal, free-flowing method of experiencing research that combines the best of a conference presentation, a poster session and a poetry slam. There will be refreshments.

Participants and Topics:

Marcel Brousseau: Five and Twenty Fences: The U.S.-Mexico Border Fence as a Photographic, Literary, Typographic, and Digital Object

Ashley Champagne: Modernism on the Computer: Young-Hae Chang’s Dakota, the iPad Waste Land, and Tender Buttons mashups

Nissa Cannon: The Database of Interwar Expatriate Geographies (DIEGeo)

Tom Doran: An Interactive Survey on Natural Historical Animal Illustrations

Zach Horton: Preview of Planetary Demise: Image Analytics and Vulnerable Earth Cinema

Juan Llamas-Rodriguez: ToMMI: Tool for Topic Modeling of Moving Images

Liz Shayne & Chris Walker: The Easterly Project: A Digital Approach to Climate in the Novel of the Anthropocene

Inez: OPIAV (One Poem In All Versions)

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