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November 29, 2012

Website launch for The Open Utopia

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
5:30PM – 7:30PM
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor

Join Stephen Duncombe (Gallatin and MCC, NYU) and Bob Stein (Institute for the Future of the Book) for the launch of The Open Utopia, an open-source project based on Sir Thomas Moreʼs Utopia. Using the platform Social Book, users can add their own notes, criticisms, or anecdotes to the text which can be read by everyone. For more information, please visit: http://theopenutopia.org/. This is an NYU-DH (Digital Humanities @ NYU) event.

Read the recent Chronicle of Higher Education article about The Open Utopia and Social Book.

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November 14, 2012

Workshop presentation: Scalar

Workshop: An Overview of Multimodal Publishing (Tara McPherson)
Thursday, November 15, 12:30 PM
19 University Place, room 222

This brown-bag workshop will address practical and theoretical questions regarding approaches to multimodal scholarly publishing and focus in particular on Scalar. For DCI participants and others working in digital publishing, this promises to be a great opportunity to learn about combining textual, visual, and audio media in order to complicate and deepen the kind of questions their projects examine. As the editorial statement for the Vectors journal contends, multimodal projects exhibit the unique ability “to represent the multiple collaborations and conflicts that take place in interactive and computational media, highlighting not only the virtual dialogue between creator and producer, but also the tenuous alliance of human and machine intelligence.”

October 10, 2012

Mark Z. Danielewski @ NYU, Oct 18

September 11, 2012

Emma Donoghue reading (Nov 14)

Wednesday, November 14th, 1:00 p.m.

Lunchtime Reading and Conversation
Emma Donoghue (with Darin Strauss)
Location: Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues