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There are 7 events taking place next week
Monday 3rd April 2017

Avatars, sockpuppets and ventriloquists' dummies: Selves and others online

Avatars, sockpuppets and ventriloquists' dummies: Selves and others online
Date
3 April 2017
Location:
A11, Highfield House, University Park
Description
When web users express themselves they often borrow others' bodies, faces and words to do so. YouTubers roleplay as their videogame avatars; users of Musical.ly mime to stars' songs; Tumblr devotees punctuate their anecdotes with GIFs of Rihanna winking or Orson Welles clapping defiantly; trolls conscript cartoon frogs into campaigns of racist abuse. What do these acts of ventriloquism, citation, mimicry and impersonation say about digital culture, and about identity more generally?

The Sky's the limit - a story of growth, risk and governance with Andrew Griffith

The Sky's the limit - a story of growth, risk and governance with Andrew Griffith
Date
3 April 2017
Location:
GlaxoSmithKline Building for Sustainable Chemistry, Innovation Park, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham NG7 2GA
Description
This Business Leaders Series lecture guest speaker is Andrew Griffith, Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Sky plc (and The University of Nottingham Law alumnus).

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Private view)

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Private view)
Date
3 April 2017
Location:
A24, Humanities Building, The Atrium and Digital Humanities Centre, University Park
Description
The Digital Humanities Centre will be hosting a private view of its new exhibition, Then and Now: People and Place in Nottingham.
Tuesday 4th April 2017

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)
Date
4 - 7 April 2017
Location:
A24, Digital Humanities Centre, Humanities Building, University Park
Description
The Digital Humanities Centre will be hosting a new exhibition, Then and Now: People and Place in Nottingham.
Wednesday 5th April 2017

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)
Date
4 - 7 April 2017
Location:
A24, Digital Humanities Centre, Humanities Building, University Park
Description
The Digital Humanities Centre will be hosting a new exhibition, Then and Now: People and Place in Nottingham.
Thursday 6th April 2017

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)
Date
4 - 7 April 2017
Location:
A24, Digital Humanities Centre, Humanities Building, University Park
Description
The Digital Humanities Centre will be hosting a new exhibition, Then and Now: People and Place in Nottingham.
Friday 7th April 2017

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)

Then and Now: People and place in Nottingham (Exhibition)
Date
4 - 7 April 2017
Location:
A24, Digital Humanities Centre, Humanities Building, University Park
Description
The Digital Humanities Centre will be hosting a new exhibition, Then and Now: People and Place in Nottingham.
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