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Bill Campbell - Astral Traveling: Exploring Afro Past, Present, and Futures

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication and the Georgia Tech Library will host science fiction author and publisher Bill Campbell at Georgia Tech on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Bill…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 16 views 0  

Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir, Mark Wilson - Engaging Animals

Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson have been collaborating since 2001. Their work, characteristically rooted in the north, explores issues of history, culture and the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 2 views 0  

Gabor Lugosi - Combinatorial Testing Problems

In these lectures we discuss some statistical problems with an interesting combinatorial structure behind. We start by reviewing the "hidden clique" problem, a simple prototypical example…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 16 views 0  

Sara van de Geer - Sharp Oracle Inequalities for Non-Convex Loss

There will be three lectures, which in principle will be independent units. Their common theme is exploiting sparsity in high-dimensional statistics. Sparsity means that the statistical model…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 93 views 0  

Down Here There Are No Shooting Stars - Basim Magdy

A screening and conversation with Basim Magdy, an artist who will present and discuss some of his short films exploring spaces and places—both real and imagined—from different parts of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 10 Months ago 5 views 0  

Bolivian Indigenous Media and the Protection of the Forest - Iván Sanjinés

Screening of The Cry of the Forest (2008), Bolivia’s first indigenous feature film is based on true events that led to the indigenous demonstrations of 1990 and 1996, two events related to the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 10 Months ago 9 views 0  

The Case for Cosmic Modesty - Abraham (Avi) Loeb

Based on the premise that we are not special, Loeb argues for modesty from a cosmi perspective. His "principle of cosmic modesty" imples that both primitive and intelligent forms of life…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 11 views 0  

The Handmade Thing - Del Harrow

The potter Hamada Shoji said that a good bowl should be larger on the inside than the outside. My work is an ongoing exploration of the possibility that a tactile physical form might contain an…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 11 Months ago 4 views 0  

Panel Discussion: Talking Craft - Ceramics II How do craft and "making" affect the construction of who we are?

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From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 6 views 0  

Talking Craft - Fabrics - Leah Buechley, Jess Jones, Michael Nitsche, Clint Zeagler

How do crafting, making, and technology shape us and our communities? A one-day event featuring keynote speaker Leah Buechley (inventor of the LilyPad and formerly Director of MIT’s High Low…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 25 views 0