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to conclude with roundtable discussion
Lynn, Humanities Editor
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The one-year,
16-project Silicon, Carbon, Culture
Initiative (SCCI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
will formally conclude with a roundtable discussion Tuesday (Dec. 9).
The discussion, which is free and open to the public, will begin at
7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science
and Technology, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana. A reception will follow.
SCCI is a three-semester exploration of the interplay between the arts,
humanities, sciences and technology fields. The campuswide initiative
has provided support for performances, exhibitions, lecture series,
conferences, virtual reality projects and innovative demonstrations
that examine the recent past and chart a course for the future.
The roundtable will feature some of the project participants, who will
discuss work done through the initiative and the promise that work holds
for the years ahead.
Roundtable participants include Bertram Bruce, Graduate
School of Library and Information Science; Richard Burkhardt, history;
Noshir Contractor, speech communication; Guy Garnett, School of Music;
Lillian Hoddeson, history;
Sharon Irish, School of Architecture;
Stephen Levinson, electrical and computer
engineering; David O’Brien, art
history; and Mike Ross, Krannert
Center for the Performing Arts.
SCCI is a joint initiative of the College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College
of Fine and Applied Arts, with support from the Madden Initiative
in Technology, Arts, and Culture, and the offices of the chancellor
and of the provost.
For more information, contact Christine
Catanzarite, SCCI project coordinator, 217-244-7913.