Speakers

Dirección Académica: Nuria Rodríguez Ortega (UMA) y Anthony Cascardi (UCB)
Secretaría Académica: Carmen Tenor Polo (UMA) y  Bárbara Romero Ferrón (UMA)


Alex8HAlex Saum-Pascual |
Twitter @alexsaum

Alexandra Saum-Pascual is Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of California, Berkeley, where she teaches Post Civil-War and Contemporary Spanish Literature and Culture (20th and 21st Centuries). She is also part of the Executive Committee of the Berkeley Center for New Media. Professor Saum-Pascual’s work has been published in the United States, Mexico and Spain in The Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, The Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, Letras Hispanas, and Caracteres: Estudios culturales y críticos de la esfera digital, among others. [Longer bio] 

Greg Niemeyer | Twitter @gregniemeyer  


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Greg Niemeyer founded the Stanford University Digital Art Center, which he directed until 2001, when he was appointed at UC Berkeley as Assistant Professor for New Media. At UC Berkeley, he is involved in the development of the Center for New Media, focusing on the critical analysis of the impact of new media on human experiences. His creative work focuses on the mediation between humans as individuals and humans as a collective through technological means, and emphasizes playful responses to technology. His most recognized projects are Gravity (Cooper Union, NYC, 1997), PING (SFMOMA, 2001), Oxygen Flute (SJMA, 2002), ar (Pacific Film Archive, 2003), Ping 2.0 (Paris, La Villette Numerique, 2004), Organum Playtest (2005),  Good Morning Flowers (SFIFF 2006, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, 2006), blackloud.org, sevenairs.org, and polartide.org

 

Harald Klinke | Twitter @HxxxKxxx           descarga

Harald Klinke is currently teaching Digital Art History at the LMU Munich, Germany. He studied art history, media theory, painting, philosophy and business informatics in Karlsruhe, Berlin, Norwich (UK) and Göttingen, and received his PhD at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Karlsruhe. From 2008 to 2009, he worked as a Lecturer of Visual Studies (Bildwissenschaft) at the Art History Department at the University of Göttingen. From 2009 to 2010, he conducted research, supported by a grant from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, as a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York. He is Editor of the International Journal for Digital Art History.

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Juan Luis Suárez | Twitter @suarez_juanluis e3b2b036fef1665c6030c43e338e6515

Juan Luis Suárez is the Director of the CulturePlex Lab and a Professor of Digital Humanities and Computer Science at Western University (Canada). He received a PhD in Philosophy in 1995 from the University of Salamanca, a PhD in Hispanic Studies in 2000 fron McGill University (Canada). His research deals with cultural complexity and complexity theory, digital humanities, technologies of humanism, Hispanic Baroque, as well as globalization and new literatures. Research on Big Data and its applications in the field of humanities. He has directed major international projects and is the author of numerous works that address these issues.