DHi Speaker Series: Mark Olson: “Critical Making and the Internet of Things" and "Notes from the Wired Lab for Digital Art History & Visual Culture”

Join us Thursday and/or Friday for two events with Mark Olson from Duke University's Wired Lab!

Lecture: Thursday, December 1 at 4:10pm in SCCT G042: “Humanities Practice in an Era of Smart Objects: Critical Making and the Internet of Things", refreshments provided

 
Workshop: Friday, December 2 at 12 Noon in CJ 102: “Doing DH at Duke University: Notes from the Wired Lab for Digital Art History & Visual Culture”, lunch provided.

 

Mark Olson is the Cordelia and William Laverack Family Assistant Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University. He teaches courses on media (new & old - theory, practice, & history) and medicine & visual culture. As a extension of his past work with the MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media & Learning Initiative, he collaborates on the development of a new interdisciplinary project that connects the study of the material culture of art history, architecture and archaeology with new media modes of representation and visualization. Olson is the former Director of New Media & Information Technologies for HASTAC (Humanties, Arts, Sciences & Technology Advanced Collaboratory) and the John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary & International Studies.

 

Mark Olson
Assistant Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University