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    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • How We Think: The Transforming Power of Digital Technologies 

      Hayles, N. Katherine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-15)
      The emerging field of the Digital Humanities challenges many of the assumptions and practices of the Traditional Humanities. For those who are developing digital tools, resources, archives, and text and data mining ...
    • Interconnections, Relationships, & Dwelling as Wholeness: A Phenomenological Ecology of Natural & Humanmade Worlds 

      Seamon, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-09-28)
      David Seamon is an environment-behavior researcher and Professor of Architecture at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. His research and writings focus on the ways that natural and built environments contribute ...
    • Local Food: Sustainability is Participation 

      Katz, Sandor Ellix (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-03)
      Eating local is more than a consumer experience. It means rebuilding a whole web of relations and demands not only interactions with farmers, but more of us becoming food producers directly involved with the sources of our ...
    • The Moral Equivalent of War: Energy Rhetoric during the Carter Years 

      Honeycutt, Lee; Brown, Marilyn A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-22)
      Many people attribute the failure of Jimmy Carter's forward-looking 1977 national energy plan to opposition from entrenched corporate powers, but the plan's fate also relates to the changing role of rhetoric in the American ...
    • Nowhere All at Once 

      Bauer, Grace (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-04-10)
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Plastic and the Anthropocene 

      Longobardi, Pam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-11-19)
    • 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 ...
    • Responsible Conduct of Research: An Overview 

      Borenstein, Jason (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-26)
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • Stars in my Pocket 

      Rosa, Jorge Martins (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-01)
      "The trope of space exploration, which has attracted so many writers of genre science fiction, still remains one of its hallmarks. Professor Rosa, however, questions the true centrality of this trope within science fiction ...
    • 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)
    • 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)