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[Nettime-bold] 2nd Annual Davis Symposium

2nd Annual Davis Symposium
New Media in Education and the Arts
Emerson College
April 6th & 7th

The Davis Symposium is funded through a grant from the Davis Educational
Foundation and is sponsored by the Institute for Liberal Arts and
Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College.


April 6th

7:30pm - keynote address

New Media - Whoa!

Step back, take a deep breath, start asking some hard questions.
Bob Stein
Night Kitchen

The Vault
216 Temont St.
Boston, Ma 02116


April 7th
9:00 - 11:30am
New Media in Education: Policies, Politics, and Practice

Policies That Have Made A Difference: The Wake Forest Experience
David Brown
Vice President, Dean of the International Center for Computer Enhanced
Learning, and Professor of Economics
Wake Forest University

Magic, Metaphor, and Power: Teaching on, Writing for, and Thinking about the
Thomas Swiss
Center for the Humanities Professor of English and Director, Web-Assisted
Drake University

Critical Participation or traditional Assessment: Evaluation of a Virtual
Educational Site
Wesley Shumar
Asst. Professor of Anthropology
Drexel University

Edutainment: A new Commodity for the Global Economy
Langdon Winner
Professor of Political Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Moderator/ Discussant:
David Hakken
Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Policy Center
SUNY Institute of Technology


Emerson Room
2nd Floor
Little Building
80 Boylston St.
Boston, Ma 02116

1:00 - 2:30pm
New Channels, New Voices: Artists, Authors, Audiences

Home is Where...
Annette Barbier
Assoc. Professor, Department of Radio/TV/Film
Northwestern University
Drew Browning
Associate Professor, Director, Design Visualization Lab
UIC School of Art and Design

Overcoming Digital Distance: Strategies for Making Digital Interaction More
Dave Batista
Executive Creative Director

Ambiguous Compositions: The Play of Light and Shadow, Timbre and Rhythm
Michelle Glaros
Acting Director of Writing and Asst. Professor of English
Dakota State University

James Sheldon
Asst. Professor and Program Director of New Media Concentration
Emerson College

3:00 - 4:30
New Media Art and Archiving / Memory

Going Virtual
Martha Wilson
Founding Director
Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc.

The Days of the Night and the Dead.. or Lost in Dollspace
Francesca da Rimini
Artist, Australia

Futurepast: Mutable Media and Variable Memory
Laura McGough
Independent Curator, Critic, Media Artist and Co-Director

Katrien Jacobs
Asst. Professor of New Media
Emerson College

4:30 - 6:00pm
Roundtable Discussion


Demonstrations and projects viewable all day at West 1&2, 2nd floor, Little

For further information contact:

David Bogen
Executive Director
Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies
Emerson College
100 Beacon Street
Boston, Ma 02116-1596

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