Calit2 Auditorium
Irvine, California

Thursday , February 1, 2007 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM |135 Humanities Instructional Building
Friday, February 2, 2007 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM | Calit2, Room 1100 (California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology)

Co-sponsored by HumaniTech®, the PhD Program in Visual Studies, Network & Academic Computing Services (NACS), the Humanities Center, the International Center for Writing & Translation, and the Departments of History and Comparative Literature.

This conference explores media history from movable type to the most recent debates about text and image, including the tensions between image and writing, from hieroglyphs to the web, from automatic type-setting to film title sequences, and from motion graphics in broadcast media to issues around images and writing in computer-mediated communication. It will include conversations on book history, library acquisition and archives, the Google library initiative, digital libraries, and copyright.

Reservations recommended, contact HumaniTech at (949) 824-3638 or

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Added by marcedavis on February 2, 2007

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