The Digital Turn
The Digital Turn
|Monday, March 24, 2014|
7 p.m. Common Ballroom
Juan Luis Suarez
|Juan Luis Suarez is the director of the CulturePlex lab, an innovative and interdisciplinary digital humanities research center at Canada's Western University, where he is also a professor of Hispanic Studies in the Modern Languages and Literature Department.|
|Tuesday, April 8, 2014|
7 p.m. Commons Ballroom
|Steven Johnson is a best-selling author of works including Everything Bad Is Good For You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter and Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age. In Fall 2014, Johnson will star in the new PBS Series, How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson. |
Co-sponsored by the College of Business Administration and Visual Logic.
Monday, March 3, 2014
|The Digital Turn: A Roundtable|
Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture Series
Monday, November 18, 12 – 12:50
Maucker Presidential Room
Bettina Fabos, Communication Studies
David Grant, Languages & Literatures
Adrienne Lamberti, Languages & Literatures
Jim O'Loughlin, Languages & Literatures
What difference does digital culture make in how we write, communicate, and teach? As educators and scholars, what is the best way to respond to the proliferation of electronic media and the disruptive effect they can have on traditional means of communication and scholarship? This discussion, which will be the basis of a future Forum section of Universitas, is one of the events held as part of The Digital Turn: the 2013-14 Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series: http://tinyurl.com/TheDigitalTurn.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
|Kate Pullinger is an award-winning print novelist and co-creator of the young adult digital novel Inanimate Alice.|
Co-sponsored by the College of Education Instructional Technology Division.
The Meryl Norton Hearst endowed fund was established in 1988 by a donation to the University of Northern Iowa by James S. Hearst in honor of his late wife, Meryl Norton Hearst. James S. Hearst, a poet, served as a professor of creative writing at UNI from 1941 to 1975.