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The Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities

The 2002 Institute

Innovations: Text, Technologies and New Media in

Ancient Worlds and Contemporary Cultures

June 25 - August 22, 2002

Overview | Faculty | Students | Schedule | Symposium

2002 Symposium - August 22nd, Mary Gates Hall 389

Summer Institute Project

Photo by Derrick Jefferies, 2005 Summer Institute

A celebration of undergraduate research and creative scholarly work in the arts and humanities!

Presentation Schedule

8:45-9:00 am -- Light Refreshments

9:00-9:05 am -- Welcome and Introduction
George S. Bridges, Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Janice DeCosmo, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Director Undergraduate Research Program

9:05-9:50 am -- Session I
Session Moderator -- Prof. Scott Noegel, Near Eastern Studies

  • Ryan Jansen, "Ancient Egyptian Magic: Text, Representation, and Religious Innovation"
  • Max Hunter, "Still Pursuing Kuhn: The Textual Life of Structure beyond T.S.Kuhn"
  • David Halsell, "Autopoiesis: Science and Systems in Technological Art"

9:50-9:55 am -- Break

9:55-10:40 am -- Session II
Session Moderator -- Prof. Richard Karpen, Music, Digital Arts

  • Joshua Evans, "Ennead"
  • Aimee Friberg, "Intangible Complexities in Collecting New Media Artwork"
  • Elias Avinger, "Plato's Phaedrus: A Critique of Writing "

10:40-11:00 am -- Break

11:00-12:00 pm -- Session III
Session Moderator -- Prof. Sarah Culpepper Stroup, Classics

  • Ian Li, "E-Books vs. Printed Books: How New Innovations Co-Exist with Old Technologies"
  • Moon Hwang, "Historical Imagination: Leo Steinberg and Modern Oblivion "
  • Brian Luke, "Making Sense Out of On the Origin of the World "
  • Bailey Renner, "In the Muses' Birdcage: Textual Innovations of the Alexandrian Library "

12:00-1:00 pm -- Lunch on Your Own

1:00-1:45 pm -- Session IV
Session Moderator -- Prof. Patricia Failing, Chair, Art History

  • Elizabeth Dettori, "The Politics of Remembering: Making Memorials in Modern U.S. Society "
  • Melinda Holm, "(In)Valuable: The Stack Works of Felix Gonzalez-Torres "
  • Gary Owen, "Trickeries: Ricci Albenda's Shifting World "

1:45-1:50 pm -- Break

1:50-2:35 pm -- Session V
Session Moderator -- Prof. Patricia Failing, Chair, Art History

  • Timothy Minnich, "Text as Weapon: The 4th Century Athenian Treatment of Spartan Literacy "
  • Nicolaas Barr, "Nietzsche as Icon: Visual Representations of Nietzsche in Germany, 1895-1922 "
  • Ari Okano, "Cursed by Hollywood: The Death of Egyptian History in The Mummy (1932, 1999 film versions)"

2:35-2:45 pm -- Symposium Close
Kathleen Woodward, Director, Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, Professor of English

3:00-4:30 pm -- Closing Celebration, Mary Gates Hall, Room 258

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