"In the stacks of the livebrary"
Thursday, February 2, 2012
12:00am - 12:00am
Digital Arts and Humanities Lecture Series, co-sponsored with the University Library, welcomes Professor Jeffrey Schnapp.
Schnapp is a cultural historian who works in the digital humanities and on digital approaches to cultural programming. He is a fellow at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, a Professor of Romance Languages & Literatures and Comparative Literature, a teaching faculty member at the Graduate School of Design, and the faculty director of metaLAB (at) Harvard. Before moving to Harvard in 2011, Schnapp occupied the Pierotti Chair of Italian Studies at Stanford, where he founded the Stanford Humanities Lab. His most recent books are Speed Limits and The Electric Information Age Book (a collaboration with the designer Adam Michaels of Project Projects (Princeton Architectural Press, January 2012). Also forthcoming in 2012 are Digital_Humanities (MIT Press) a book co-written with Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, and Todd Presner; Modernitalia (Peter Lang), a collection of essays on 20th century Italian cultural history being edited by Francesca Santovetti, and Italiamerica (Il Saggiatore), vol. 2, co-edited with Emanuela Scarpellini.