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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…

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The Israeli Center for Digital Art המרכז הישראלי לאמנות דיגיטלית Where To? is an exhibition dealing with historical and contemporary lines of thought concerning the Jewish question. The exhibition returns to the history of Zionism, and through new artworks, asks to explore ideological currents developed and ultimately rejected within the Jewish question. This, while considering…

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““Mapping Ararat: An Imaginary Jewish Homeland Project” is the brainchild of multimedia artist and University of Toronto professor Melissa Shiff, her husband Louis Kaplan, a cultural historian at U of T, and John Craig Freeman, a new media expert from Emerson College in Boston. The project will be part of “Where To?” a group exhibit opening April 28 at the…

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From Access to Integration: Digital Technologies and the Study of Jewish History,  An International Conference exploring new approaches to coordinating and integrating the digitization of Jewish historical sources around the world. Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street New York, NY 10011 Wednesday, November 9 Mapping Ararat: Research Journeys Toward A Virtual Jewish History By…

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