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News & Events

Dr. Tonia Sutherland

CIS 720 Seminar- Dr. Tonia Sutherland on “Digital Remains”

Dr. Tonia Sutherland had given a presentation on the topic of Digital Remains at our seminar recently.     Topic: Digital Remains: Reflections On Race and the Digital Afterlife Abstract: American culture is steeped in the social imaginary of Black death. After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, photographic records of the dead on television and […]

Philipp Jordan

CIS 720 Seminar- Talk by Philipp Jordan on Science Fiction, Human-computer Interaction and Computer Science

Ph.D. candidate Philipp Jordan had given a presentation on the topic of A Meta-Study and Content Analysis of Science-Fiction in Computer Science Research  at our seminar recently.   This presentation concisely outlines ongoing dissertation research located in the intersection of science fiction, human-computer interaction and computer science. Through an interdisciplinary perspective, drawing from fields such as […]

Dr. Brian Butler

CIS Welcomes Dr. Brian Butler as Our Seminar Speaker

We are very pleased to have Dr. Brian Butler as our seminar speaker. Please join us on Sept 24 (Mon) at 4:30 pm. It is sure to be a thought provoking and interesting talk! We will have very light pupus in the LIS cafe after Brian’s talk so you can get to know him a […]

Welcoming New CIS PhD Students

We are happy to announce that CIS program is having five new Ph.D. students this Fall.  Please join us in welcoming them on Thursday, Aug 16th.    The orientation for the students will be in the Hamilton Library 3F from 1:30 – 2:30.   All fellow CIS Ph.D. students are invited to join us at […]

       CIS Alumni Testimonials

  • Trisha Tsui-Chuan Lin, 2007 CIS Alumna

    Associate Professor, Department of Radio & Television, National Chengchi University, Taiwan “ CIS has equipped me with fundamental capabilities to cope with future challenge in teaching and research.”   In the digital age, the converging phenomena among media, computer technology, and telecommunication infrastructure shape societies significantly […]

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