March 2016

March 14-18, 2016

The Sussex-Santa Cruz Digital Media Exchange is a two-year faculty and post-graduate exchange involving visits from the University of Sussex, UK, to the University of California, Santa Cruz, and back.


Visiting From UCSC

Elliot Anderson:
Kyle McKinley:

David Harris:
Finley Coyl:
Scott Tooby:

Eliot Anderson = Lizzie (though not around Monday)
Kyle McKinley = TBC

David Harris = TBC
Finley Coyl = TBC
Scott Tooby = Wesley Goatley (ref’d by Kat – need to confirm)




10am – Come to campus for coffee/informal meeting with buddies & others
11am – Exhibit at Sussex Humanities Lab with Cecile
12pm – 2pm   Research Introductions from Santa Cruz folks


Walk/Campus Tour (time/loc TBC) & Class Visits/Optional Events

Optional Events:

  • Recommended Class:

Sound Environments MA session (Tuesday, Recital Room, Falmer House, 9-11am)

Join us for a mindfulness meditation rooted in the Quaker tradition. Everyone welcome. – Jason Evans, Quaker Chaplain

(Tuesday 15 March, Meeting House, Chapel, 13:00 until 13:30)

  • Between Worlds – SCLS Language & Culture seminars – Maria Jastrzᶒbska (poet, editor and translator)
    Maria Jastrzᶒbska, poet and author, will be talking about growing up and living in more than one culture and the impact on her writing.
    (Tuesday 15 March, Language Learning Centre, Arts A, 17:30 until 18:30)
  • Dispositions and Character TraitsCOGS Research Seminars – Maria Alvarez (Kings College, London)

(Tuesday 15 March, FRE-F22, 16:00 until 17:30)


CHASE, Centre for Material Digital Culture, and UCSC researcher exchange
(Emile’s Workshop)

10 until 5:30 on Wednesday in the Creativity Zone

Dinner with Tim Jordan. 6pm

Optional Events:

Free behind-the-scenes tour of The Keep

(Wednesday 16 March, The Keep Archives, Woollards Way, Brighton, BN1 9BP, 13:00 until 13:30)

(Wednesday 16 March, JUB 117 (map), 4pm – 6pm)

Towards the Seamless Global Distribution of Cloud Content Sussex Law School Seminar – Professor Peter Yu (Texas A&M University School of Law)

(Wednesday 16 March, Freeman F40, 14:30 until 15:30)


Final debriefing/meeting & lunch (loc TBC)

Optional Events:

This research-focused day, called Making the Future, is a pilot for the new format of our Professorial Lectures. In a style similar to that of the acclaimed TED Talks, our professors will present their research in a shorter format.

We hope that you can join us for the whole day which will start with a light complimentary lunch at 12.00 and conclude with a drinks reception.



Free Day


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