Innovation Dublin Lecture - Design and the Humanities

Friday, 6 August 2010

Design and the Humanities

Date: 18 November 2010

Time: 5 p.m.

Venue: Room H204, UCD Humanities Institute

Professor Michael Shanks is Professor of Classical Archaeology at Stanford University and Director of the Stanford Humanities Lab is a visiting professor in digital humanities at the UCD Humanities Institute and the UCD John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies. During this visit to UCD Professor Shanks will give a lecture on Design and the Humanities as part of Innovation Dublin.

Michael Shanks is an acclaimed thinker and practitioner in the fields of innovation, design and the humanities.  In his UCD Innovation Week lecture, he will examine design history and thinking  and explore how archaeology offers exceptional insight into how we understand creativity, innovation, change, and our dependency on goods.