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From Shanghai to IVS: Explorations in Visualization and Urban History

The Visual Studies Graduate Certificate will host Christian Henriot to discuss digital technologies and scholarly trends.

February 15, 2011 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Christian Henriot, Senior Fellow at the Institut Universitaire de France, will discuss how the introduction of digital technologies has both fed into and stimulated major scholarly trends -- visual turn, spatial turn -- over the last decade. The Virtual Shanghai project and its more recent addition (Immersive Virtual Shanghai) are attempts to built research platforms that integrate various forms of historical narrative about modern Shanghai.

Reaching across the faculty and resources of USC, the Visual Studies Graduate Certificate provides graduate students with the tools necessary to think critically about visual objects and experience. For more information, please visit

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