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 <email@example.com>
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.
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 10:11:59 -0800
From: CyberForum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "CyberForum@ArtCenter" <CyberForum@artcenter.edu>
Saturday, February 26, 1:30 PM PST
Katherine Hayles and panel meet in 3-D avatar world
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
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
Peter Lunenfeld, Feb 2, 1:30 PM PST
William J. Mitchell
Email questions to email@example.com
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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