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New Course: User Experience

IML 499: Approaches to Critical Design and Media Art brings attention to user experience and human computer interaction into focus. Taught by media artist Raphael Arar, the course will cover fundamental design principles and methodologies employed by designers and researchers in tandem with philosophical ideas set forth by prominent critical theorists in order to provide […]

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New Course: Technologies of Presence

Scott Fisher will lead a research project this fall titled Technologies of Presence as part of the IML 475: Media Arts Research Lab course. Participants will focus on designing and prototyping media through which we can physically and emotionally experience remote or virtual places. A specific lab project will use available technology to create a […]

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PhD Candidate Laila Shereen Sakr Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

MA+P PhD candidate Laila Shereen Sakr was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education for her studies of digital activism in the Middle East. Her research focuses on analyzing social media postings in both English and Arabic, using data trends to describe the process of political mobilization in the Arab world. Laila's archive of data, culled from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other websites, is contained in her website R-Shief, a "media system for research" that forms the foundation of her dissertation project.

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