Schedule

Schedule Overview
8 February 2016

9:00-9.30
Registration

9.30-10.30
Keynote 1

  • John Ellis (Royal Holloway University London)
    Why Hands-on matters in the age of Big Data

10.30-11.00
Coffee Break

11.00-1.00
Panel 1: User Memories

  • Maruša Pušnik: Mapping Archaeologies Of Mobile Media: Portable Media Devices Between Analogue And Digital
  • Vanessa Jackson: The highs and lows of reuniting old men with their machines
  • Laine Nooney and Kevin Driscoll: Re-Circulating Softalk: Cross-Sector Collaboration for the Visualization and Re-enactment of American Apple II Culture

1.00-2.00
Lunch

2.00-3.00
Live Video Essay

  • Tim Boon (Science Museum, London)

3.00-4.00
Keynote 2

  • Gerard Alberts (University of Amsterdam)
    Memory in Hands

4.00-4.30
Tea Break

4.30-6.30
Panel 2: Re-Vision

  • Booth Wilson: Geography and Reenactment at Monument Valley: Using Mapping Technologies for Media Archaeology
  • Kristof Vrancken: The sustainist gaze
  • Jacob Gaboury: Other Screens

6.30-8.30
Drinks reception: Geological Society Library

9 February 2016

9.30-11.30
Panel 3: Models of History

  • Lori Emerson: Variantology and the case of the Vectrex gaming console
  • Susan Aasman: Materializing the immaterial: experimental design as a historical method
  • Alex Casper Cline: Recreation: Experimental Archaeology and the ZX Spectrum

11.30-12.00
Coffee Break

12.00-1.00
Keynote 3:

  • Susan J. Douglas (University of Michigan): From Social Constructivism to Hands on History: How Media Archaeology, the Ethos of Reconstruction, and Empathy are Reshaping Media Historiography

1.00-2.00
Lunch

2:00-3.30
Panel 4: ADAPT Project

  • Nick Hall: Bringing the living “back to life”: what happens when we re-enact the recent past?
  • Amanda Murphy: Whose Hands on Whose History? Challenges, criteria, and decisions in simulation production

3.30-4:00
Tea Break

4.00-5.00
Building Blocks

  • Jason Papadimas, Sebastian Doring, and Jose Munoz: Building Blocks: On the historization of cultural techniques through their tools, media, and things

 

10 February 2016

9.30-11.30
Panel 5: The User Interface

  • Stephanie Boluk and Patrick Lemieux: Hands Free: Critical Disability, Alternative Interfaces, and a History of Quadriplegic Play
  • Fabian Offert: The Conservator’s Task. The Case for Programmable Logic Devices
    as a New Tool for the Conservation of Digital Art
  • Christian Hviid Mortensen and Lise Kapper: Authenticity vs. Emulation. The case for preserving gaming equipment

11.30-12.00
Coffee Break

12.00-1.00
Keynote 4

  • Annie van den Oever (Groningen University) and Andreas Fickers (Luxembourg University): Experimental Media Archaeology: On the Heuristic Potential of Thinkering

1.00-1.30
Lunch

1.30-2.30
Panel 6: Projecting Sound and Vision

  • Michael Pigott, and Richard Wallace: ‘The Virtual Projection Box’: Cinema History and Digital Space
  • Ilario Meandri: The transition to the Dolby SVA in Italy (1977-1982): a stratigraphy of technological change

2.30-4.30
Panel 7: Seemingly Insurmountable Difficulties

  • Koen Vermeir: Re-creating impossible experiments: methodological reflections.
  • Deborah Withers: The next 15 years: Technical Extinction and Inoperable Mnemotechnics
  • Jessica Borge: The Secret Psychosexual Counselling Tapes of Dr Joan Malleson

4.30-5.00
Tea and Plenary Session

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