13.0425 "Virtual Bodies" event

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Date: Tue Feb 22 2000 - 07:07:26 CUT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 425.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 07:00:57 +0000
             From: Arun-Kumar Tripathi <tripathi@statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
             Subject: "Virtual Bodies?" Saturday, Feb. 26, 1:30 PM

    Greetings Scholars and Educators,

    [If you would be having some time --This would be a great event --as Prof.
    N. Katherine Hayles is participating..BTW, her new book is in process,
    after the "How We Became Posthuman...." Many thanks and courtesy to Dr.
    Heim. --Arun]

    Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 10:11:59 -0800
    From: CyberForum <cyberforum@artcenter.edu>
    To: "CyberForum@ArtCenter" <CyberForum@artcenter.edu>

    Saturday, February 26, 1:30 PM PST
    Katherine Hayles and panel meet in 3-D avatar world
    Email: cyberforum@artcenter.edu
    Web: <http://www.mheim.com/cyberforum/index.html>

    The CyberForum presents real-time online author chats.

    On Saturday, February 26th at 1:30 PM PST, the Forum
    features Katherine Hayles, author of The Cosmic Web and How
    We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics,
    Literature, and Informatics.

    Chat log with screen grabs from previous meetings of
    the Forum are now online at:

    The Forum features authors drawn from The Digital Dialectic:
    New Essays on New Media (MIT Press, 1999) collected and
    edited by Peter Lunenfeld.

    Forums are open to the public and run one hour
    on either Wednesdays or Saturdays.

    On Saturday, March 11, at 1:30 PM PST, Carol Gigliotti
    will address the Forum. She writes on ethics and virtual
    technologies and developed the website/online journal/CD-ROM
    "Astrolabe" (www.cgrg.ohio-state.edu/Astrolabe/).

    CyberForum speakers include:

    Carol Gigliotti, March 11, 1:30 PM PST
    Katherine Hayles, Feb. 26, 1:30 PM PST
    Michael Heim, Feb. 9, 1:30 PM PST
    George Landow
    Brenda Laurel
    Peter Lunenfeld, Feb 2, 1:30 PM PST
    Lev Manovich
    William J. Mitchell

    Email questions to cyberforum@artcenter.edu
    For further information and speaker bios,
    visit the website:

    To participate: Download the free Eduverse 3D browser from

    Install the software and enter as a tourist in Eduverse.
    The left panel of the Eduverse browser shows a list of
    worlds. Choose "ACCD" world and follow the other
    avatars to the Forum location. The Virtual Worlds Team
    at Art Center will be there to guide you.

    The CyberForum@ArtCenter is a production of the Virtual
    Worlds Team at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena,
    California, under the direction of Michael Heim (mheim@artcenter.edu)

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