BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:icalendar-ruby CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20161211T041211Z UID:176691 DTSTART:20110907T180000 DTEND:20110907T193000 DESCRIPTION:

Desirée Holman in Conversation with Sherry Turkle

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September 7\, 2011\; 6:00 p.m.

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Admission free!

In a real -time face-to-face conversation\, Desirée Holman and Sherry Turkle\, founde r and director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and the Self and an expe rt on sociable robotics\, will consider the meanings and possibilities of v irtual existence. Holman’s MATRIX exhibition will be open for viewing befor e the program\, with no admission charge after 5 p.m.

Sherry Turkle is a profes sor in the Program in Science\, Technology\, and Society at MIT. She is the author of Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet ( 1995\, 1997) and Simulation and Its Discontents (2009)\, among other titles. As a pioneering thinker on the social and psychological effects of technology\, she is a featured media commentator and has appeared on Ni ghtline\, Frontline\, 20/20\, and The Colbert Report.

LOCATION:Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive\,2155 Center Street \ nBerkeley\, CA 94720 SUMMARY:Desirée Holman in Conversation with Sherry Turkle\, Desirée Holman END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR