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    • 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 ...
    • Atlantic Gandhi, Caribbean Gandhi 

      Natarajan, Nalini (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-02)
    • 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 ...
    • Conceptual Blending in Higher-Order Human Cognition 

      Turner, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-10-02)
      The Digital Media Program within the The School of Literature, Communication and Culture (LCC) welcomed Case Western Reserve University Professor Mark Turner. His talk touched on the cognitive processes involved in human ...
    • Consciousness, Literature, and Science Fiction 

      Goonan, Kathleen Ann (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-12)
      This paper explores the connections between language, literature, and consciousness. The first section discusses the possible origins of literature. Section two focuses on the literature of the twentieth century and how ...
    • Designing the Future: Strategic Planning at Georgia Tech 

      Peterson, G. P. (George P.) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-05)
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Engaging Animals 

      Snæbjörnsdóttir, Bryndís; Wilson, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-04-05)
      Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson have been collaborating since 2001. Their work, characteristically rooted in the north, explores issues of history, culture and the environment in relation to the individual and ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...