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October 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm
MODELING THE PACIFIC: OCEANIC RESEARCH IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND HUMANITIES
OCTOBER 10-12, 2019
MOSHER ALUMNI HALL
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
The three-day conference brings together scholars from the sciences and humanities to discuss the history and function of modeling for our understanding of oceans, in general, and the Pacific Ocean, in particular. It aims at connecting scientific and engineering modes of dealing with oceans and marine life with approaches from media studies, history of science, and literature.
Elena Aronova, Lisa Han, Stefan Helmreich, Sabine Höhler, Melody Jue, Sotiria Lampoudi, Eckart Meiburg, Tyler Morgenstern, Fabian Offert, John Durham Peters, Helen Rozwadowski, Tapio Schneider, Teresa Shewry, Samantha Stevenson, Douglas Steigerwald, Libe Washburn, et al.
A cooperation of Germanic & Slavic Studies, UCSB and MECS (Media Cultures of Computer Simulations), Leuphana University Lüneburg
Organized by: Wolf Kittler, Christina Vagt, Sebastian Vehlken, Claus Pias, Wolfgang Hagen
Program, Information & Registration:
The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited—PLEASE REGISTER ASAP!
Cosponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, German Research Foundation (DFG)/ Leuphana University Lüneburg, Carsey-Wolf Center, Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, College of Letter and Sciences, Film & Media Studies, German & Slavic Department, and the Spanish & Portuguese Department
Image Credit: Patrícia Lino