Regional events and speakers of interest to the Material and Visual Worlds Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence
The Center for the Humanities of the Graduate Center of the City University of New
World of Matter, Sept. 10-Nov. 1, The James Gallery
The world we inhabit is expanding. Global population growth, increased mobility, accelerated contacts, rising levels of production and consumption, and the expansion of natural resource extraction have had a significant impact in environmental, social and psychological terms. What forms of interaction with the material world acknowledge that there are limits to what we, as humans, might know and control? Go online for more information.
Social Science Research Council Digital Culture Program
The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is an independent, nonprofit international organization founded in 1923, whose mission is to nurture new generations of social scientists, foster innovative research and mobilize necessary knowledge on important public issues.
It's Digital Culture Program explores the intersections of technology, knowledge and culture in a digital age. Information on the program is available on the web.