Events

Brynn Elliott
2020 Mar 23

2nd Annual Humanities & New Media Lecture: Prof. Johanna Drucker (UCLA)

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium

"Site Unscene: Medial Ideology and the Literary Interface" 

Who speaks in an interface? How do we understand the work done by the graphical, tactile, audio and spatial features of on-screen and ambient works of literary production? The many aspects of language–subject positions and performative dimensions–do not map neatly onto the structuring features of literary work in on-screen and networked media. This paper explores some of the ways the conventions in literary interface produce a range of subject positions that pass as neutral user experience—and how these...

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2019 Dec 04

Second Annual Student Gallery Crawl

2:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Carpenter Center, Radcliffe Institute, Cooper Gallery, The Annex

Take a break with art! On Wednesday, December 4, join fellow Harvard students on a free Gallery Crawl exploring arts spaces both familiar and unfamiliar across the Harvard campus. Meet at the Harvard Art Museums at 2:30pm and start crawling to the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, the Johnson-Kulukundis Gallery at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Cooper Gallery at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, and the Annex at 485 Broadway. At each space you will be introduced to its art and mission with a scheduled gallery talk (times...

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2019 Nov 01

First-Year Family Weekend Reception

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room (110), Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

First-year students and their families meet Arts & Humanities Dean Robin Kelsey with faculty representing the many arts and humanities departments and programs. Learn more about the experiences and opportunities students can expect studying the humanities at Harvard.

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2019 Feb 06

Is AI the New Frankenstein? The 1st Annual Humanities & New Media Lecture by Prof. Ken Goldberg

5:00pm

Location: 

Sackler Building Basement Lecture Hall

200 years after Mary Shelley's masterwork appeared in print, “Artificial Intelligence” is running amok, provoking extreme claims of opportunities and threats.  Many assert that AI is an “exponential technology,” a “new electricity” that will transform every industry.  Advocates claim that fully autonomous cars and robots with human dexterity are just around the corner.  At the same time, headlines report that robots will soon steal the majority of our jobs.  A number of well-known and otherwise reasonable scientists and technologists state...

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2018 Dec 06

Harvard Student Gallery Crawl

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Carpenter Center, Radcliffe Institute, Cooper Gallery

Take a break with art!

On Thursday, December 6, join fellow Harvard students on a free Gallery Crawl exploring arts spaces both familiar and unfamiliar across the Harvard campus. Meet at the Harvard Art Museums and start crawling to the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, the Johnson-Kulukundis Gallery at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and the Cooper Gallery at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research. At each space you will be introduced to its art and mission and receive snacks and ‘passport’ stamps. Students who collect stamps from all...

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2018 Nov 02

First-Year Family Weekend Reception

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Thompson Room (110), Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street
First-Year students and their families meet Arts & Humanities Dean Robin Kelsey with faculty representing the many Arts & Humanities departments and programs. Learn more about the experiences and opportunities students can expect studying the humanities at Harvard.