Mickey Mouse Creativity: Contemporary Ideologies of Creativity in Today’s Digital Economy
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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As part of Intersections / Convergences 2014 we have organized a roundtable discussion session that includes Department of Sociology & Anthropology faculty members as well as our visiting conference keynote speaker. The panelists confirmed for this special session are:
- Dr. Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, University of Victoria
- Dr. Valérie de Courville Nicol, Concordia University
- Dr. Martin French, Concordia University
- Dr. Kregg Hetherington, Concordia University
- Dr. David Howes, Concordia University
The question under consideration is what (if any) is the role of creativity and / or ‘new’ methodological approaches in contemporary social sciences research?
Panelists will each have turn to speak to the question before the discussion is opened to include the audience.
When: Friday, March 14, 2014 from 2:45 – 5:00
Where: Department of Sociology & Anthropology, H-1120
This panel, and the rest of the Intersections / Convergences 2014 conference is open to the public.