Student Technology, Arts & Research Symposium
- When: Wednesday, April 17 to Friday, April 19, 2019.
- Who: All students (graduate and undergraduate) involved in research or creative works. You can elect to give a short oral presentation, a poster presentation, art exhibition, or performance of your work.
- How: Faculty mentors are now able to submit abstracts. Following abstract submission and acceptance, all authors will be sent a link to officially register.
Questions? Email Brian Moore: STARSymposium@uis.edu
2019 Symposium Keynote Speaker
Thursday April 18, 3:30 P.M.
David J. Gunkel is an award-winning educator and scholar, specializing in the philosophy of technology with a particular focus on information and communication technology. He is the author of over 70 scholarly articles published in journals of communication, philosophy, interdisciplinary humanities, and computer science. He has published nine books—Hacking Cyberspace (Westview Press, 2001), Thinking Otherwise: Philosophy, Communication, Technology (Purdue University Press, 2007), Transgression 2.0: Media, Culture and the Politics of a Digital Age (Continuum, 2011), The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI, Robots, and Ethics (MIT Press, 2012), Heidegger and Media (Polity, 2014), Of Remixology: Ethics and Aesthetics After Remix (MIT Press, 2016), The Changing Face of Alterity: Communication, Technology and Other Subjects (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), Gaming the System: Deconstructing Video Games, Game Studies and Virtual Worlds (Indiana University Press, 2018), and Robot Rights (MIT Press, 2018). He has lectured and delivered award-winning papers throughout North and South America and Europe and is the founding co-editor of the International Journal of Žižek Studiesand, the Indiana University Press book series Digital Game Studies. Dr. Gunkel currently holds the position of Presidential Teaching Professor in the Department of Communication at Northern Illinois University. His teaching has been recognized with numerous awards, including NIU’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2006 and the Presidential Teaching Professorship in 2009.
STARS Core Planning Team
Brian Moore Administrative Clerk Undergraduate Research Support Program Office
- Office: Public Affairs Center, Room 383
- Address: University of Illinois Springfield One University Plaza, MS PAC 383 Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (217) 206-6664 Fax: (217) 206-7623