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Apr 07, 2014

Erkki Huhtamo: Arcadeology, or an Archaeology of Amusement Arcades

University of Montreal in collaboration with TAG and Concordia University presents:

Erkki Huhtamo’s talk on

Arcadeology, or an Archaeology of Amusement Arcades

Erkki Huhtamo is a pioneering media archaeologist. He works as professor of media history and theory at the University of California Los Angeles, Department of Design Media Arts. He holds a PhD in cultural history. Professor Huhtamo’s writings span both media history and media arts. He recently published a large monograph called Illusions in Motion: Media Archaeology of the Moving Panorama and Related Spectacles (The MIT Press, 2013), and co-edited, with Jussi Parikka, the collection Media Archaeology: Approaches, Applications, and Implications (University of California Press, 2011).

WHEN?  Monday, April 7at 7:00pm
WHERE? Pavillon Lionel-Groulx – Local C-3061 (Université de Montréal)