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CBC journalist headlines transmedia speaker series

Posted by tmayer on Mar 19th, 2013 and filed under Briefs. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

CBC journalist Nora Young

CBC journalist Nora Young

CBC journalist Nora Young, host of the weekly technology magazine Spark, will be the keynote speaker at the Transmedia (TRN) Speaker Series on Thursday, March 21.

Her talk, called “Virtual Selves and Digital Identities in the Age of the Data Map,” happens in the Sankey Chamber from 4 to 5 p.m. and is open to all.

The TRN Speaker Series includes guest speakers and roundtable debates on the social and cultural implications of transmedia and new digital technologies. This interdisciplinary series reflects on emerging transmedia texts and practices from within a variety of disciplinary contexts and perspectives.

The series is sponsored by the Transmedia Research Network, Interactive Arts and Science, Communication, Popular Culture and Film, and the Council for Research in the Social Sciences at Brock University.

For more information, email Marian Bredian or visit the speaker series website.

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