University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Working Group in Digital and New Media Open House is Nov. 6

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the Working Group in Digital and New Media will host its fourth annual open house in its laboratory space in 203 O'Kelly Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will feature works-in-progress by members of this transdisciplinary collective of scholars from across campus.

Anyone interested in hearing more about the Group, their projects, or to discuss opportunities for collaboration and knowledge sharing is welcome to stop by for a conversation.

The open-house will also provide demonstrations of Travis Desell's Wildlife@Home project, the digital music of Mike Wittgraf, Tim Pasch's innovative digital outreach in, to and from Indigenous Arctic communities, and Rick Van Eck's latest work to use computer games to introduce students to STEM disciplines. Paul Worley will be on hand to discuss his new monograph which makes important contributions to how we understand contemporary Mayan performance in the digital world. Crystal Alberts will present her interdisciplinary collaboration with Katia Mayfield, a Ph.D. candidate in Scientific Computing, James Merrill's "Lost in Translation" Piecing together the Puzzle. Wilbur Stolt will discuss how the Chester Fritz Library has become a key space for digitally mediated interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty, staff, and students. Joel Jonientz, Kyle Conway, and Bill Caraher will introduce the first two volumes from the The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota, a laboratory press that will curate original research in digital and print forms. For the 2013/2014 Academic Year, the Working Group will host an innovative speaker series featuring global leaders in digital technologies and approaches.

Please join us.