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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Humanity + Technology: "Finding Nature in the Games We Play"

What if starting up a game could offer us as meaningful a natural experience as going outdoors? Games, especially digital ones, are frequently dismissed as frivolous, arcane, or violent, and people tend to picture those who play them as antisocial boys sitting hunched indoors. This lecture contends that games today offer unique and playfully persuasive opportunities not only to engage directly with environmental issues, but also to foster moments of empathy, loss, care, experimentation, and optimism – ways of seeing and dealing with our troubled world anew.
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Friday, September 11, 2020

Human-Centered Environmental Controls: Humanity+Technology/CoAD lecture: September 17, 6 p.m.

Dr. Choi’s research focuses on developing an integrated human-centered framework for intelligent environmental control in a building. 
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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Idea Factory: "Radical Inclusion in Tech" by Dr. Marlo Rencher

Please join the College of Arts and Sciences for the first Idea Factory lecture of the 2020-21 year.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

LTU Instructor awarded the National Storytelling Network's prestigious ORACLE Circle of Excellence Award

Corinne Stavish, a full time Instructor for the Humanities, Social Sciences and Communication Department was recently awarded the National Storytelling Network’s prestigious ORACLE Circle of Excellence Award. The Circle of Excellence is presented to artists who are recognized nationally by their peers to be master storytellers who set the standards for excellence and have demonstrated, over a significant period of time, a commitment and dedication to the art of storytelling.
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Thursday, May 7, 2020

New LTU degree combines technology with the humanities

Lawrence Technological University is offering a new degree that combines high tech with the humanities to prepare graduates for the jobs of tomorrow. The Bachelor of Science in Technological Humanities will be offered through the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Communication, part of LTU’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Thursday, April 30, 2020

The HSSC Dept. is pleased to welcome Dr. Joy Schaefer as Senior Lecturer of Media Communication!

This fall, Dr. Schaefer will be teaching MCO 2213: Intro to Film Studies; MCO 4073: Horror & Thriller Films; & LLT 3643: Literature into Film. To find out more, email jschaefer@ltu.edu.

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