2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Book Signing - Brenda Laurel

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Brenda Laurel will appear at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of "Computers as Theatre (2nd Edition)".



Brenda Laurel

Adjunct Professor

University of California at Santa Cruz

Brenda Laurel has worked in interactive media since 1976 as a designer, researcher, writer and teacher. She currently serves as an adjunct professor in Computer Science Department at U. C. Santa Cruz. She served as professor and founding chair of the Graduate Program in Design at California College of Arts from 2006 to 2012 and the Graduate Media Design Program at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena (2001-2006) and was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems Labs (2005-2006). Based on her research in gender and technology at Interval Research (1992-1996), she co-founded Purple Moon in 1996 to create interactive media for girls. The Art of Human-Computer Interface Design (1990), Computers as Theatre (1991), Utopian Entrepreneur (2001), Design Research: Methods and Perspectives (2004), and Computers as Theatre: Second Edition (2013).

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