10 AM Saturday, November 12
Join us at…
.Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB), room 1169 1007 W. Harrison Street, University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago IL 60607 Admission Free
Steve Jones, UIC Distinguished Professor in Communication and MSAE member, will give a short presentation concerning mobile media, urban spaces and sound, followed by a “Netsch” soundwalk on the University of Illinois Chicago campus. The Behavioral Sciences Building is near the #60 and #7 bus stop at Harrison and Morgan, and the UIC-Halsted stop on the CTA Blue Line. A pay parking lot is located at the northeast corner of Harrison and Morgan. [Google Map]
Steve Jones is UIC Distinguished Professor of Communication, Research Associate in the UIC Electronic Visualization Laboratory, Adjunct Professor of Electronic Media in the School of Art & Design at the University of Illinois – Chicago, and Adjunct Research Professor in the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds the Ph.D. in Communication from the Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Jones was the founder and first President of the Association of Internet Researchers and serves as Senior Research Fellow at the Pew Internet & American Life Project. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Tides Foundation. In addition to numerous honors and awards, the International Communication Association and the Carl Couch Center for Social and Internet Research created the annual Steve Jones Internet Research Lecture at the International Communication Association convention in recognition of his contributions to the study of communication and technology.
This event coincides with the annual Mobile Processing 2011 conference, Nov. 11–13 at the UIC Innovation Center.
Historical background on Walter Netsch (1920-2008) and the Historic Netsch Campus at UIC resides at the Virtual Walking Tour website. Relevant websites include Urban Archaeology Chicago and the Campus History page.
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