Harvard Humanities Center Workshop

Professor Louis Kaplan has been invited to present “Mapping Ararat: Augmented Reality and the Imagining of a Jewish Homeland”  as part of the workshop “Mining Imagination: Ethnographic Approaches Beyond Knowledge Production”  to be held at the Mahindra Humanites Center, Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The workshop will be held on April 6th and it is organized by…

Inaugural Research Talk – UOIT

We are excited to visit the Ontario Institute of Technology on Monday to present our “Mapping Ararat” project as the Inaugural Research Lecture of the Canada Research Chair in Digital Life, Media, and Culture at the invitation of Prof. Isabel Pedersen. Lecture Title: “Mapping Ararat: Augmented Reality and Grand Island’s Jewish Ghosts” UOIT FSSH Inaugural research…

Ontario Augmented Reality Network

Professors Louis Kaplan and Melissa Shiff will be leading a session related to their augmented reality project “Mapping Ararat: An Imaginary Jewish Homelands Project” at the Ontario Augmented Reality Network (OARN) Conference to be held at the Toronto Reference Library on Friday, October 5th.   For more information: Lecture: Mapping Ararat: Research/Creation on the Border…

Center for Jewish History Conference

Our team was invited to participate in the international conference “From Access to Integration: Digital Technologies and the Study of Jewish History” at the Center for Jewish History in New York on November 9-10, 2011. This conference was convened in part to explore the ways in which digital technologies are enhancing the gathering and mobilization…