Dr. Alan Liu – Mickey Mouse Creativity

Mickey Mouse Creativity: Contemporary Ideologies of Creativity in Today’s Digital Economy

When: April 3, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Where: Sir George Williams Campus Samuel Bronfman Building Atrium (1590 Docteur Penfield)

From Concordia News:

Dr. Alan Liu will give the 2014 Lahey Lecture. As the prime mover for the Voice of the Shuttle web site for humanities research and one of the early boosters of digital humanities, Ley will discuss the use of digital tools for creative purposes. He will be interrogating all the hype around the new “creative economy.”

Liu is a Professor of English, University of California at Santa Barbara. He is the author of Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database (University of Chicago Press, 2008),The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information (University of Chicago Press, 2004), andWordsworth: The Sense of History (Stanford University Press, 1989).

The Lahey Lecture is an annual lecture hosted by the English Department.


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