The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC) (formerly, School of Literature, Communication, and Culture), is committed to teaching and research in cultural studies, new media studies, and the humanities. Building on the reputation and resources of Georgia Tech, LCC is especially concerned with cultural studies of science and technology, with designing and creating digital artifacts, and with communication in a variety of media contexts.

Recent Submissions

  • Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race and Power in Artificial Intelligence 

    Myers West, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-02-25)
    The artificial intelligence industry is in the midst of a crisis in diversity and inclusion: while the representation of women in computer science recently fell below levels in the 1960s, inclusion across lines of race, ...
  • Non-Aligned Utopias: A Round Table Discussion 

    Francis, Gladys; Gueye, Oulimata; Morris, Susanna; Pierre, Alix; Sy, Samba; Xavier, Subha (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-10-09)
    New technologies and the soaring accessibility of media production in recent decades have allowed African countries to challenge their place on the cultural world scene. Critic and curator Oulimata Gueye’s research focuses ...
  • The Rise of Fake News 

    Klein, Hans; Lozier, Sarah; Wright, Jason; Viars, Karen; (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-03-16)
    Fake news, misleading news and clickbait: This panel is an opportunity to explore what fake news is, where it comes from, how it affects us and what we can do to mitigate it in a world where information is becoming more ...
  • Talking Craft, Making Identity, Ceramics: How Do Craft and "Making" Affect the Construction of Who We Are? 

    Burrison, John; Arikoski-Johnson, Darien; Nitsche, Michael; Tool, W. A. Ehren (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-26)
  • On the Capabilities of Media: Towards a Poetics. Configurational Media 

    Abrioux, Yves (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-29)
    Allied to the close reading of artworks and other artifacts, the concept of medium technicity argues for an approach that envisions media as configurational, rather than procedural. This is far from implying an opposition ...
  • On the Capabilities of Media: Towards a Poetics. Close Reading and the Capabilities of a Medium 

    Abrioux, Yves (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-18)
    The close reading of cultural artifacts–including texts, as is now increasingly recognized–requires that one pay explicit attention to their medium in its historicity, which also involves the interactions with other media ...
  • Healthy Dissent: Urban Ecologies and the Art of Relational Politics 

    Montoya, Michael J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-01-25)
    Michael J. Montoya presents the Spring Public Lecture of the Working Group on Race and Racism in Contemporary Biomedicine, an interdisciplinary and cross-institution initiative supported by GT-FIRE.
  • Plastic and the Anthropocene 

    Longobardi, Pam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11-19)
  • Civic Data + Civic Participation 

    Le Dantec, Christopher (2015-09-15)
    Smart cities and digital democracy have begun to converge and create opportunities to enact new civic imaginaries. Much of the momentum behind these efforts derives from computing’s promise of improved efficiency derived ...
  • Nowhere All at Once 

    Bauer, Grace (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-04-10)
  • Androids, Shape Shifters, and Vampires: Black Women’s Afrofuturist Feminist Cultural Productions 

    Morris, Susana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-02-20)
    When Afrofuturist soul singer Erykah Badu calls herself “an analog girl in a digital world,” she is underscoring not only her connection to a pre-digital sensibility, but also her status as an outsider within mainstream American ...
  • Running the Rift 

    Benaron, Naomi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-03-05)
    English class discussion of the Bellwether Prize winning novel "Running The Rift" with the author, Naomi Benaron, via Skype.
  • Orphan Master's Son and North Korea: A Reading and Discussion with Pulitzer Prize Winner Adam Johnson 

    Johnson, Adam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-09-19)
    This year’s Pulitzer Prize winner in Fiction and Stanford Professor, Adam Johnson, will give a reading from his novel, The Orphan Master’s Son, which will be followed by a seminar on trauma narratives. The Orphan Master’s ...
  • Writing Jane: Research for the Modern Historical Novel 

    Lerner, Sandy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-01-22)
    Lerner’s interests are vast and reflective of the kind of humanistic and technological intersections we witness regularly here at Tech. She will focus her presentation on the ways in which her background in computer science ...
  • Henrietta Lacks and the Ethics of Privacy 

    Holloway, Karla (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-25)
    Don't miss the ethics for the ethics! The Henrietta Lacks story reveals some deeply problematic issues regarding medical ethics. But "The Immortal Life" has its own problems with regards to privacy and ethics. How does the ...
  • Drawing Basics and Video Game Art: Classic to Cutting-Edge Art Techniques for Winning Video Game Design 

    Solarski, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10-01)
    Chris Solarski presents key concepts from his book—'Drawing Basics and Video Game Art: Classic to Cutting Edge Art Techniques for Winning Video Game Design' (Watson Guptill 2012)—exploring links between classical art ...
  • Q&A Session with Dr. Marc Okrand 

    Okrand, Marc (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-08)
    Q & A session with Dr. Marc Okrand inventor of the Klingon language used in the Star Trek movies and most recent television shows. Marc Okrand received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied ...
  • What Is Klingon? 

    Okrand, Marc (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-08)
    The School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, the Georgia Tech Library and the School of Modern Languages invite you to a special event. As part of the Writing & Communication Program Speaker Series, Dr. Marc Okrand ...
  • Where Cinema Finds Itself Today 

    Andrew, Dudley (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-12-07)

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