Friday, September 26, 2008

Mellon Seminars in Digital Humanities

During this academic year, 9 Mellon Seminars in Digital Humanities will take place at UCLA in Real Life (RL), in Humanities Building 193/199. They will be "broadcast" simultaneously into Second Life (SL) via a live feed to Entropia, the Digital Library Federation's SL island. The following SLurl (Second Life URL) will teleport you to Entropia, though you must have an SL account in order to log on:

SL accounts are free:

Topics to be covered include Web 2.0, virtual worlds, digital narratives, and the classroom as laboratory.

Seminars will be offered from 2 to 5 pm (U.S. Pacific time) on the following dates:

Fall Quarter: October 8th, November 5th, December 1st
Winter Quarter: January 5th, February 2d, March 2d
Spring Quarter: April 6th, May 4th, June 1st

Todd Presner (UCLA, Germanic Languages) and Jeffrey Schnapp (Stanford University, Stanford Humanities Laboratory), ask that this information be shared with anyone interested in attending in RL or in SL.

Email if you would like a copy of the flyer with more details.

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