Please join us for a conversation with Anthropology PhD Candidate Li Li, whose research focuses on Paleolithic technology and human evolution. Li Li will discuss her fieldwork at the Shuidonggou Site in Northwest China and her use of Agisoft to build a 3D model of the site.
The [Dig]ital Discoveries series provide opportunities to showcase and engage innovative research approaches that leverage emerging technologies at Penn. We hope you will join us for this four-part series!
2/8 - Emily French
AAMW PhD Candidate Emily French’s research engages Roman conceptions of space through landscape/geographic floor mosaics. She will share about her fieldwork in Cosa, Italy and her use of 3D modeling to both document trenches and resituate mosaic floors in their original contexts.
3/15 - Malkia Okech
SAS senior, Malkia Okech majors in Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, and her current research on her senior thesis entails reconstructing the tomb of Osiris at Abydos, Egypt. She will discuss her fieldwork in the Vayots-Dzor region of Armenia and how she created a VR experience of the reconstructed medieval fort site.
3/22 - Dr. Peter Decherney
Dr. Peter Decherney, Professor of Cinema & Media Studies and English, has directed documentary and virtual reality films including Filmmaking for Democracy in Myanmar, Glimpses of Kalobeyei about a refugee settlement in Kenya, and The Heart of Puerto Rico about artists in Puerto Rico after hurricane Maria. He will discuss his work with ethnographic filmmaking with a 360 camera.