Digital Arts and New Media: MFA: Collaboration, Innovation, Social Impact

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critical play :: mary flanagan

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm

Art, Games, & History

Panel Discussion 2:00-4:00 p.m.

DARC 108

Mary Flanagan, Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor in Digital Humanities Director, Tilfactor Laboratory, Dartmouth College

Brenda Laurel, designer, researcher, teacher & writer.  Since 1976, she has been a pioneer & entrepreneur in interactive media, human computer interaction & human-centered design research.

Susan Laxton, Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, UC Riverside

Moderated by Kate O'Riordan, UCSC Associate Professor in Art, research areas include digital cultures, biotechnology, science media, artscience, & bioart.


GAMEPLAY 4:30-5:30 p.m.

DARC 108 and environs

Heather Logas, UCSC Computer Science lecturer and DANM alum with Noah Wardrip-Fruin, UCSC Associate Professor of Computer Science, DANM Program Chair, co-Director UCSC Expressive Intelligence Studio, and Jennifer Parker, Associate Professor and Chair of the Art Department, Executive Director of UCSC OpenLab, and DANM Mechatronics Research Group.


Co-sponsored by the Art Department, The Center for Games+Playable Media, DANM and OpenLab.