Monday, February 04, 2008

davies forum speaker series: mary madden

part of this spring's davies forum on digital literacy is an exciting speaker series on thursday evenings. the talks begin at 6:30 pm and take place on the university of san francisco campus. all events are free and open to the public.

our first speaker will be mary madden this coming thursday. please join us!

who? mary madden, senior research specialist, pew internet and american life project
what? a semester-long speaker series devoted to literacy in a digital age
where? maier room, fromm hall, university of san francisco
when? thursday, february 7, at 6:30 pm.
price? free

Mary Madden is Senior Research Specialist at the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Her research areas include music and the internet, intellectual property issues online, teens and communication technology, college students and the internet, online communities, and demographic trends in online pursuits. She is the lead author of many Pew reports, including "Digital Footprints: Online identity management and search in the age of transparency" and "Artists, Musicians and the Internet," a report that examines artists' experiences with the internet and their attitudes towards copyright issues online. Mary holds an M.A. in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University and a B.A. in English from The University of Florida. Her interest in the digital music debate is fueled by her graduate research and her prior experiences working in music promotion and concert production.

for more information, see our facebook event page. hope to see you there.

1 comment:

Bryan's workshop blog said...

Madden does some excellent, influential work. Good for you guys!