[NWDigitalProjects] Miriam Posner lecture at Reed College, March 31

Angie Beiriger beiriger at reed.edu
Thu Mar 24 15:49:20 PDT 2016


*Please join us at Reed College on Thursday, March 31 for Miriam 
Posner's lecture /Head-and-Shoulder-Hunting in the Americas: 
Understanding Lobotomy's Visual Culture/*
Dr. Miriam Posner (Reed ‘01) Coordinator and Core Faculty in the Digital 
Humanities Program at UCLA, will present a lecture on her current 
research investigating the history of lobotomy and the visual evidence 
doctors used to support this practice. The lecture starts at 4pm and is 
free and open to the public. It will be followed by a reception from 5-6pm.

When: Thursday, March 31, 4pm.
Where: Performing Arts Building 320.
For more information, please visit the Reed College Events website 
<http://events.reed.edu/posts/2015-16/lecture-miriam-posner.html>. 
Parking is advised in the West Lot 
<http://www.reed.edu/facilities_services/reed_static_map.html>.

More on Miriam:
Miriam PosnerMiriam Posner (Reed ’01) is the Digital Humanities program 
coordinator and a member of the core DH faculty at the University of 
California, Los Angeles. As a digital humanist, she is particularly 
interested in the visualization of large bodies of data from cultural 
heritage institutions, and the application of digital methods to the 
analysis of images and video. A film, media, and visual culture scholar 
by training, she frequently writes on the history of science and 
technology. She is also a member of the executive council of the 
Association for Computers and the Humanities.

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Angie Beiriger Digital Assets Librarian Reed College Library 
beiriger at reed.edu

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