Monday, February 25, 2008

davies forum speaker series: bryan alexander

the davies forum on digital literacy continues its speaker series this thursday evening with bryan alexander. first the facts:

who? bryan alexander, director of research, NITLE
what? a semester-long speaker series devoted to literacy in a digital age
where? maier hall, fromm hall, university of san francisco
when? thursday, february 28, at 6:30 pm
price? free and open to the public

bryan will discuss the implications of web 2.0 for the academy, along with the emergent field of web 2.0 storytelling.

as with the rest of the davies forum speakers series, this event is free and open to the public. in preparation for the talk, you are welcome and encouraged to read the following:

Christy Dena, "Online Augmentation to Emerging Participatory Culture Practices: Player-Created Tiers in Alternate Reality Games," Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies (Feb 2008); Steve Himmer, "The Labyrinth Unbound: Weblogs as Literature," in Into the Blogosphere: Rhetoric, Community, and Culture of Weblogs, eds. Laura J. Gurak, Smiljana Antonijevic, Laurie Johnson, Clancy Ratliff, and Jessica Reyman (June 2004); Clay Shirky, "Ontology is Overrated: Categories, Links, and Tags" (spring 2005); and Sean Stacey (aka SpaceBass), "Undefining ARG," posted article to Unfiction (November 10th, 2006)

see you there.


Bryan Alexander said...

What a great group of people! I enjoyed last night tremendously: the comments, the questions, the laughter, the chili. Even the Gothic fog which greeted me afterwards.

david silver said...

thanks bryan - yes, the davies forum students are the best, both in the classroom and in the kitchen. thanks for an excellent presentation and conversation.

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