Mon., April 9, 2018, 6 pm
of Madison's Goodman Center
Its Lecture Series on
"Humanities in Community"
On second Mondays monthly -- excepting semester and summer breaks -- a Liberal Arts professor/instructor from the UW-Madison or Madison College will explore issues or topics and invite Q&A. See posters in our archive for descriptions of previous lectures. _____________________________________
Topic: The Inluence of Technology
in the Humanities
Lecturer: Kevin Mirus, Ph.D, Physics
Audio recording of Lecture-discussion combined, 77 minutes:
Kevin Mirus will review...
** How science and technology directly influence studies of the humanities and the creative process.
** The history of how science, technology, and the arts have been entwined.
** How digital technologies have influenced textual analysis.
** Finally, examples of how artificial intelligence may affect literature and visual art.
Kevin Mirus is the Director of the STEM Center at Madison College. He has a doctorate in physics from UW-Madison and has been employed in areas from information technology consulting to high school instruction and mathematics teaching at Madison College.
His interest in how art and technology interact was piqued when he co-taught an art class at Marshall High School years ago.
Posters with more detail (2-sides) and links are attached below for sharing online (top one) and by print (bottom):
Goodman Center Discussions (through senior program but open to all adults):
Philosophy and short fiction discussions alternate biweekly on Tuesdays
Mondays -- after seniors' lunch and/or
Saturdays -- after the community lunch on (showing about 12:30-1 pm)
Open to adults, in Bolz B at Goodman Community Center:
149 Waubesa St.
Madison, WI 53704
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