Wednesday, October 22, 2008

2d Mellon Seminar in Digital Humanities

This announcement has been posted to a number of lists, and may be of interest to some readers of this blog.

We are happy to announce the 2d of 9 Mellon Seminars in Digital Humanities taking place at UCLA in real life (RL), and "broadcast" via live feed Into the Digital Library Federation's (DLF) Second Life (SL) island, Entropia. The RL participants will also see the SL audience, projected on a screen in the UCLA Visualization Portal.

These Seminars, organized by Jeffrey Schnapp (Stanford) and Todd Presner (UCLA) will take place at intervals during the 2008/2009 academic year.
To find out more about this series of Seminars:

Anyone interested is welcome to attend at UCLA. The SL audience is limited to 50. Please note that the time for each of these Seminars is U.S. Pacific Time.

Speakers: Diane Favro and Chris Johanson
For information on the topic:

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 2 pm - 5 pm SLT (PST)
RL location: UCLA Visualization Portal, 5628 Math Science Building
SL location: Digital Library Federation's SL island, Entropia

You can teleport directly to Entropia by using the following Second
Life url (SLURL), but you must have an SL account in order to do

Basic SL accounts are free:

IMPORTANT: SL attendees only:
Please RSVP to Esther Grassian <> or IM her SL
avatar, Alexandria Knight, to reserve a space on Entropia, and for
instructions on viewing the live feed and adjusting the audio there.


Esther Grassian (UCLA) & Deni Wicklund (Stanford)
Co-Managers, DLF's Entropia

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