Thursday, April 17, PANEL, 6 - 8:30PM Study in Virtual Worlds - SECOND LIFE
6PM reception and screening of 8-minute machinima
6:30 - 8:30 panel
William (Liam) Fry, NYU ITS Student Technology services
Kathleen Hulley, Master Teacher for Literature, Critical Thinking, and Media Studies
Anthony Pennings, Master Teacher for Communications Technologies
Mechthild Schmidt, Master Teacher for Computer Animation and Visual Effects
The panel will discuss the findings of a McGhee-SCPS project from Fall 2007 that explored Second Life as a vehicle for interdisciplinary studies between media practice ( 'Macbeth' machinima, designed and shot in Second Life) and media theory ('Media Genres' and 'Political Economy of Digital Media'). Participating degrees were the BS in Digital Communications and Media and the BA in Media Studies.
Location: NYU campus at the WOOLWORTH Building, 15 Barclay St (Broadway+ City Hall Park south), subways 4,5,6,W,R,A,C,E
The event is free and open to the public. ID required at the door. Refreshments will be served.
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