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  • ATC Lecture— Sarah Thornton

    ATC Lecture— Sarah Thornton

    Sarah Thornton is a writer and sociologist of art. Formerly the chief correspondent on contemporary art for The Economist, Thornton has written for many other publications, including Artforum, the Guardian, and The New Yorker, and has contributed to broadcasts at the BBC, NPR, and ZDF. A frequent guest speaker, she has given talks and participated in panels at museums, universities, and literary festivals around the world. Thornton has a BA in art history and a PhD in sociology. [...] [...]
  • Regents Lecture - Brewster Kahle - Digital v. Material Culture

    Regents Lecture - Brewster Kahle - Digital v. Material Culture

    The Regents Lectureship program brings acclaimed Internet entrepreneur and activist, digital librarian, and computer engineer Brewster Kahle upon campus to discuss the implications of a culture where media and information is digitalized opposed to being material and physically present. [...]
  • Meet John Scott

    Meet John Scott

    He may not have taken an art class since middle school, but John Scott is changing the landscape of arts education through online learning. [...]


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    On November 30th 2015, Adrien Segal presented a lecture on Material Evidence, with a discussion on scientific inquiry, sensory experience, and the creative process. Segal [...]
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    Congratulations to our latest new media undergraduate certificate candidates! We were astounded by the breadth of disciplines represented by this great cohort and are excited [...]
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    Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor of Arts and Design at Berkeley hosted 809 | Artists as Activists, a discussion panel of Chicago-based artists who use their art to [...]

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