The second year of a lecture series on the technologies we make and how they affect our lives will begin next month at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield. The “Humanity + Technology Lecture Series” event will take place Thursday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m. in the Mary E. Marburger Science and Engineering Auditorium, Room S100 in LTU’s Science Building.
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Lawrence Technological University has received a $6,800 grant from Michigan Humanities to support the “Humanity + Technology Lecture Series,” a continuing series of public presentations on the human implications and effects of technology—past, present, and future.
A team of students in Lawrence Technological University’s media communication program has produced a half-hour documentary film on previously little-known contributions to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) by three women of color in the early and mid-20th Century.
Paul Jaussen, Associate Professor of Literature, has published a review of Nathan Brown's book The Limits of Fabrication: Materials Science, Materialist Poetics (Fordham University Press, 2017) in the journal ASAP/J. The review examines Brown's analysis of the relationship between nanotechnology, philosophy, design, and contemporary poetry.
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