Friday, August 26, 2011
The translation of books into television/film is nothing new. The reverse, however, a filmic text becoming a book is pretty unusual. We will view Ways of Seeing in video form before reading the book. This will establish a theoretical grounding for the course, as well as giving us a concrete example of the ways in which text and image (still and moving) translate across different media.
Posted by Virginia Kuhn at 12:43 PM
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Although this project was not funded again (Wallis Annenberg moved on to other endeavors), it remains an important model for thinking about educational transformation. There is a longer version of this piece but here is the short form.
Posted by Virginia Kuhn at 4:49 PM
The research on neuroscience has been used by many humanists and media critics from Nicolas Carr's The Shallows to Cathy Davidson's Now You See It. I think N. Katherine Hayles has the most even handed approach and this keynote, delivered the the 2011 Computers and Writing conference, sketches the outlines of her forthcoming book.
Posted by Virginia Kuhn at 3:38 PM