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March 3 – Dr. Barbara Powell Visiting Lecture

March 3 – Dr. Barbara Powell Visiting Lecture presented by Erik Steiner.

Campion Auditorium, Campion College, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway
7:00-8:30pm

“Design in Digital Humanities: a struggle between truth and
beauty”

Erik Steiner is the Creative Director and co-founder of the Spatial History Project at the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA) at Stanford University and a former President of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS). He is an interaction designer and cartographer working at the intersection of technology, creative arts, and academic scholarship in the humanities and social, and environmental sciences. He has led the design and development of dozens of interactive and information design projects through major grants from the Getty, Kress and Mellon Foundations, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Science Foundation, and American Council of Learned Societies. His creative work has won multiple national and international awards, notably for the interactive Atlas of Oregon and the Nolli Map of Rome Website. His recent collaborative work includes Geographies of the Holocaust, Richard Pryor’s Peoria, and Enchanting the Desert.