Dr. Oliver Gaycken, University of Maryland
"The School of the Future: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. and the Popular Science Film"
April 6, 2016 | 12:00-1:30 pm | The Depot, 814 W. Broad St.
Honors students may attend this event for Berglund credit
This talk will trace the contours of Thomas Edison's educational film project, paying close attention to specific films and their uses that will serve as representative case studies. The talk will also consider more general implication for educational media that arise from Edison's experiement, including the circulation of non-fiction images in other domains, notably that of the avant garde.