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Leading by Practice: Creative Approaches to the Digital Humanities and Media

Presentation by Dr. Dene Grigar

Thursday, November 14th, 10am to noon in ART 203

Dene GrigarInitially trained in Classics, Dr. Grigar is an innovative researcher, teacher, new media artist and administrator whose work crosses the boundaries of literary studies, media arts, media studies, and digital humanities. Drawing on her experiences, Grigar will speak on the importance of practice-led research and her successes in building research and teaching programs that both enhance the humanities and arts while preparing students for the digital workplace. The session will be followed by an open discussion on how to integrate teaching and research in digital humanities, computer science and new media art at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Grigar is currently the President of the Electronic Literature Organization and also runs two labs: Motion-Tracking Virtual Environment lab (MOVE) and Elit Lab.

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Emerging Visions poster

Emerging Visions: Digital Media and Culture

Digital media are rapidly changing the exploration and creation of arts and culture. Artistic experimentation and cultural research have adopted a dazzling array of digital tools and technologies to make art and examine cultural practices. This series presents innovative artists and scholars from across North America who are pushing the boundaries of contemporary creative and critical practice. They will share their ideas, innovations, and original perspectives.

This series is sponsored by Green College UBC and the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan.

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