Michael Heim on Tue, 1 Feb 2000 03:10:43 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> CyberForum in 3-D World: Feb. 2nd, 9th, 26th at 1:30 pm PST

Wednesday, February 2, 2000, 1:30 pm PST  
Peter Lunenfeld and panel meet in 3-D avatar world
Email: cyberforum@artcenter.edu  
Web: www.mheim.com/cyberforum/index.htm  
The CyberForum@ArtCenter presents real-time online author chats.  The
series debuts Wednesday, February 2nd, 2000, 1:30 pm PST, with authors
drawn from The Digital Dialectic: New Essays on New Media (MIT Press,
1999) collected and edited by Peter Lunenfeld, following his seminal 1995
On Wednesday, February 2nd at 1:30 pm PST, Peter Lunenfeld and panel
arrive in avatar to discuss how his ideas have evolved since the original
conference. The discussion is open to the public. 
Forums run one hour either Wednesdays or Saturdays.  The next CyberForum
occurs Wednesday, February 9th at 1:30 pm PST and features Michael Heim,
author of Virtual Realism and The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality.  On
February 26th, at 1:30 pm PST, Katherine Hayles, author of The Cosmic Web
and How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature,
and Informatics, addresses the Forum.
Future CyberForum speakers include: 
Carol Gigliotti 
Katherine Hayles, Feb. 26, 1:30 pm PST
Michael Heim, Feb. 9, 1:30 pm PST  
George Landow 
Brenda Laurel
Peter Lunenfeld, Feb 2, 1:30 pm PST  
Lev Manovich  
William J. Mitchell   
Email questions to cyberforum@artcenter.edu
Visit the website www.mheim.com/cyberforum/index.htm
for further information and speaker bios
To participate: Download the free Eduverse 3D browser from  
Install the software and enter as a tourist in Eduverse.  The left panel
of the Eduverse browser shows a list of worlds. Choose "ACCD" world and
follow the other avatars to the Forum location. The Virtual Worlds Team at
Art Center will be there to guide you. 
The CyberForum@ArtCenter is a production of the Virtual Worlds Team at Art
Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, under the direction of
Michael Heim (mheim@artcenter.edu)

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