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HASTAC II: Full Conference Schedule


Second Annual HASTAC Conference

TechnoTravels/TeleMobility: HASTAC in Motion

MAY 22-24, 2008

University of California, Irvine and University of California, Los Angeles

This year?s theme is?techno-travels? and explores the multiple ways in which place,movement, borders, and identities are being renegotiated and remappedby new locative technologies.

This year?s conference literalizes and metaphorizes travel, asattendees will participate in sessions at Irvine, Los Angeles, SanDiego, and on the connecting corridors of Southern California.


Thursday, May 22, UC Irvine, CALIT2 Building
6:30 pm ­ - 7:30 pm

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Keynote: Howard Rheingold
Literacies, Collective Action, Participatory Media

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Reception continued: dessert and wine

Friday, May 23, UC Irvine, CALIT2 Building
8:00 am - ­ 9:00 am
Light breakfast/coffee

9:00 am - 9:30 am

9:30 am - 11:15 am
Hiperwall Presentation #1

CALIT2 Demos
Lightning Talks

11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Presentation: Redlining California, Richard Marciano and David Theo Goldberg

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Keynote: Curtis Wong
From Beethoven to Betelgeuse, 20 years in the quest for the Holy Grail of Interactive Storytelling

2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Hiperwall Presentation #2

CALIT2 Demos
Lightning Talks
Software Studies Panel

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Coffee break

4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Trends in TechnoTravels/TeleMobility
Panel Discussion (participants TBA)

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Exhibition LIVE at the UCI Beall Center for Art and Technology
Press-Packet (PDF file)

Saturday, May 24, UCLA
9:00 am
Buses to UCLA, depart from Radisson Newport Beach for bus program ("LA at 65 Mph")

11:00 am
Arrival at UCLA and Kickoff Event

11:30 am
BBQ Lunch and Networking

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Optional Visualization Portal Tour (sign-up required, 40 people max)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Project Demos, Poster Sessions, and Lightning Talks in UCLA's De Café warehouse

Steven Anderson
Ayhan Aytes, "Global Middle Ages Project"
Zoe Borovsky, "UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology"
Alan Christy, "In Search of Translingual Collective Memories of WWII in the Pacific"
Diane Favro and Christopher Johanson, "GeoTemporal Argumentation"
Juan Gutierrez, "Literatronica: Localized Adaptive Digital Narratives"
Patrick Jagoda, "Cyberspace 3.0: Geohacking and Spatial Specters in William Gibson's Spook Country"
Caren Kaplan, "Precision Targets"
Julie Klein, "Digital Partnerships for Engaged Learning"
Sorin Matei, "The Visible Past"
Nick Monfort, "A 256-Character Program to Generate Poems"
Todd Presner, "HyperCities"
Allen Riddell, "Windows on Last Miles"
Hijoo Son, "Casting Diaspora"
Lisa Snyder
David Spencer, "Transcending Geography: Live Entertainment and Persona in Virtual Worlds"

3:00 pm

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
'Future of Learning' Plenary Session, featuring:
Anne Balsamo
Anna Everett
N. Katherine Hayles
Ramesh Srinivasan

5:00 pm

6:30 pm
Buses leave UCLA for Radisson Newport Beach



For additional information, please contact Irena Richter at or 949-824-8900.

HASTAC; UC Humanities Research Institute; UCOP/Office of Research;CALIT2, Irvine Division; James H. Zumberge Research and InnovationFund, USC; UCI Beall Center for Art+Technology


This event is part of the celebration of the
UC Presidential Humanities Initiative's 20th Anniversary.


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