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March 6, 2014

Graphic Design Lecture Series: Lev Manovich

6:30 – 8 pm, Metcalf Auditorium

Lev Manovich is a Professor at CUNY Graduate Center. In 2007, Manovich founded the Software Studies Initiative at CUNY in New York and Calit2 in San Diego. He’s a prolific theorist, perhaps best known for The Language of New Media (MIT, 2001) in which he contextualized new media within the historical framework and conventions of old media. In 2013 he appeared on Complex.com’s list of 25 People Shaping the Future of Design.

Co-sponsored by the Digital Language Arts, Department of Literary Arts, Brown University and RISD’s Graphic Design Department. Free.

Graphic Design Lecture Series
These lectures, presented by RISD’s Graphic Design Department, serve their mission of guiding students toward engaged, conscientious, and culturally connected learning to become critical makers and critical thinkers in the ever expanding realm of visual communication.

Upcoming lectures:
Peter Bil’ak
Thursday, April 3, 6:30 pm
Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum

Critical Encounters: Andrew Blauvelt, Ellen Lupton, Jessica Helfand, and Prem Krishnamurthy
Wednesday, April 16, 6:30 pm
Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum

Armand Mevis
Thursday, April 24, 6:30 pm
Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum