MAS professor kicks off IUPUI Cutting Edge Lecture Series

August 19, 2009

Richard Edwards, associate professor, IU School of Informatics and Computing, Media Arts & Science program, will join five fellow IUPUI faculty members for this semester’s Cutting Edge Lecture Series. Leading IUPUI professors will engage the campus and community in discussions about rapidly changing fields of inquiry in this on-campus lecture series. The speakers will share their expertise and insights regarding the applications of their current research endeavors.

Dr. Edwards’ talk is entitled "Noir Logics of New Media". The Sept. 9th lecture combines two of Edwards’ professional passions – the darkly stylized movie genre of film noir, and digital storytelling. All lectures will be in the University Library Lilly auditorium at 4:30 pm and are open to the general public. For more information about the lecture series and the speakers, please visit or email

This semester’s lineup includes:

September 09: Noir Logics of New Media
Richard L. Edwards, School of Informatics and Computing, Media Arts & Science

September 23: Can we Rescue Civic Literacy?
Sheila Kennedy, School of Public and Environmental Affairs

October 07: Field Nutrition Research in Kenya
Judith Ernst, Nutrition and Dietetics

October 21: A Clean Mouth for a Healthy Body?
Michael Kowolik, Dentistry

October 28: The Constructed Journey Fine Art Photography and Video
LindaAdele Goodine, Herron School of Art and Design

November 11: CSI Run Amok: The Future of Forensic Science
Jay Siegel, Forensic Science

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