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    Hi All,

    This looks like a terrific event at Bard Graduate Center

    Best,

    Matt

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    Jesse Merandy started the topic Digital Distance Symposium in the forum
    NYCDH Announcements:

    Digital Distance Symposium
    April 6, 2018, 1:00 – 6:00 pm at Bard Graduate Center
    Register for this event:
    https://www.bgc.bard.edu/events/790/06-apr-2018-symposium-disrupting

    New technologies frequently challenge our notions of distance by shifting
    perceptions of time and space which, in both subtle and radical ways, alter
    our relationships to our physical environments and social networks. This
    symposium focuses on recent advances in mobile technologies and new media
    and the ways that they are complicating, expanding, and disrupting our
    understanding of temporal, physical, and social distance. Papers presented
    will explore this topic through a variety of technologies that will help
    illuminate the changes, challenges, opportunities, and disorientations we
    face and their implications for the future.

    Papers Presented:

    Coding Urban Pasts and Futures
    Shannon Mattern: Associate Professor, The New School

    Queering Historical Recovery, Truth, & Reconciliation in South
    Africa:Stompie Seipei, Winnie Mandela, and the Promise of Digital History
    Angel David Nieves: Presidential Visiting Associate Professor, Yale
    University; Associate Professor, History, San Diego State University

    Augmented Reality and Interactive Storytelling: Exploring the Ways that
    Places can Tell Their Stories with Mobile Media
    David Gagnon: Director, Field Day Lab, University of Wisconsin–Madison

    Reconsidering Connection and Conversation through Disability and
    Communication Technology
    Meryl Alper: Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies,
    Northeastern University

    Tactics for Waiting
    Jason Farman: Associate Professor, American Studies and Director of the
    Design Cultures & Creativity Program, University of Maryland, College Park

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