Virtual Reality, VSim, and the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893: Is There Hope for the Technically Challenged?
Please join us for the next in our Digital Humanities Speaker Series with a presentation by Dr. Lisa Snyder, Associate Director of the Experiential Technologies Center, UCLA.
Tuesday Jan. 31, 2012 / 4-5:30pm / 114 Avery Hall / Reception to follow
A specialist in the use of interactive virtual reality environments to study and teach about historic urban environments, LISA SNYDER is senior member of UCLA’s Urban Simulation Team, on staff with UCLA’s Institute for Digital Research and Education, and an associate director of the Experiential Technologies Center. For the Israel Antiquities Authority, she created a three-dimensional interactive digital reconstruction of the Temple Mount complex, and, more recently, is developing a computer simulation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition that is regularly showcased at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry.