West Chester University
The Research Consortium exists to provide advocacy, publicity, and support for research at West Chester University. The Consortium was formally founded in the Spring of 2002, but it has roots in an informal group organized in the mid-1990's by Kostas Myrsiades of the English Department.
April 16, 2013
Presenter Applications Due March 4, 4:00 p.m. Follow this Link to On-Line Form
Keynote Speaker Hasan Elahi
Hasan Elahi is an interdisciplinary artist whose work examines issues of surveillance, citizenship, migration, transport, and borders and frontiers. His work has been presented in numerous exhibitions at venues such as SITE Santa Fe, Centre Georges Pompidou, Sundance Film Festival, and at the Venice Biennale. Elahi was recently invited to speak about his work at the Tate Modern, the American Association of Artificial Intelligence, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, TED Global, and the World Economic Forum. His awards include grants from the Creative Capital Foundation, Art Matters Foundation, and a Ford Foundation/Phillip Morris National Fellowship. His work is frequently in the media and has been covered by The New York Times, Forbes, Wired, CNN, ABC, CBS, NPR, and has appeared on Al Jazeera, Fox News, and on The Colbert Report. In 2010, he was an Alpert/MacDowell Fellow and in 2009, was Resident Faculty at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He is currently Associate Professor of Art at University of Maryland where he is Director of Digital Cultures and Creativity in the Honors College and lives outside of Washington, DC–roughly equidistant from the CIA, FBI, and NSA headquarters.
Follow this link for some of Prof. Elahi's work.
|8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.||Welcome|
|9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.||Faculty Invited Presentations|
|10:15 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.||Presentations by Student Recipients of the WCU Awards for Student Research and Creative Activities|
|11:10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Presentation of the WCU Awards for Student Research and Creative Activities|
|11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Keynote Speaker Hasan Elahi|
|1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||Posters and tables staffed|
The Research Consortium thanks our sponsors: Office of Sponsored Research Advancement Office and extends appreciation to Dr. Marc Gagne and to Maureen Anello for adminstrative supportResearch Day Presenter Guidelines Link To WCU Award for Research and Creative Activities
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