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Digital Literacies Conference #sotondiglit

Due to popular demand additional tickets have now been released for the Digital Literacy Conference in Garden Court, Highfield Campus all day on 14th June. There will be un-keynote sessions led by Steve Wheeler, Cristina Costa, Sue Beckingham and Doug Belshaw, as well as contributions from a number of Southampton University staff and students who are engaged in various Digital Literacy activities. The programme is confirmed as: 9.00 Coffee & registration 9. Continue reading →

How can you tweet in Chinese?

Management School PhD student Ring Xu fascinated university staff and students interested in developments in the digital economy with her presentation on what’s happening now in social media in China. More than 513 million people use the internet in her country. But that impressive figure is dwarfed by China’s total population of 1.4 billion and means around a third of Chinese people are currently online. Most are under the age of 30. Continue reading →

Digital Literacies Workshops and Conference

There are still a few spaces available for staff and students on the following events. These are informal sessions run on behalf of the Centre for Innovation in Technologies and Education (CITE) by Fiona Harvey, Lisa Harris and the Student Digital Champions. 1.     Online Identity Workshop: 22nd May at 3pm in 85/2207. This is a chance for you to review how you appear online and take an active role in making deliberate changes. Continue reading →

Global Futures Seminar at WSA

Winchester Centre for Global Futures in Art Design & Media Tuesday 15th May @ 4pm in seminar rooms 8-9 Graphics Building, WSA  Alex Galloway: The Cybernetic Hypothesis In an essay from 2001, the French collective Tiqqun speaks of what they call the cybernetic hypothesis: "[A]t the end of the twentieth century the image of steering, that is to say management, has become the primary metaphor to describe not only politics but all of human activity as well. Continue reading →