Please join us for a conversation with AAMW PhD Candidate Emily French, whose research engages Roman conceptions of space through landscape/geographic floor mosaics. Emily 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 interior contexts.
[Dig]ital Discoveries talks 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!
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.