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FULLERTON and SANTA ANA– Mapping Arts OC: Symposium and Community Launch

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 am9:15 am

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FULLERTON AND SANTA ANA– Digital Humanities Colloquium Series concludes with “Bigger Smarter Humanities Datasets,” presentations by student participants in the #MappingArtsOC California Humanities-supported project on December 12th at 2-3:45 pm at Cal State Fullerton’s Pollak Library (PLS 360) at 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831. See campus map here. Following this at 4:00 pm, Lara Stein Pardo PhD, Founder of Mapping Arts and Blackbird Arts & Research, will provide a keynote address from 4:00 – 5:15 pm to conclude the Digital Humanities Colloquium Series. The following day, check out the Mapping Arts OC Community Launch Party on Thursday, December 13th in Santa Ana at the Makara Center for the Arts at 811 N Main St. Santa Ana, CA 92701 Doors open at 5:30 pm Join us as we celebrate the public launch of the Mapping Arts OC digital platform which maps and showcases Santa Ana’s public murals and utility boxes.  Enjoy food, coloring fun, a live community art project and a roundtable discussion moderated by Mapping Arts creator Lara Kirby Pardo entitled, “This is Not a Timid Art: Reflection on Muralism, Urbanism and Negotiating Public Space.”  This event is free, open to the public, and fund for all ages. 5:30 – 6:30 pm Coloring  and youth story hour featuring the custom designed Mapping Arts OC Narrative Coloring Book, and other stories.  A limited number of free coloring books will be distributed during the night.  This session is open to all ages and will be led by CSUF coloring book authors and digital history students.  6:30 – 7:45 pm  Roundtable Discussion “This Is Not a Timid Art:  Reflections on Muralism, Urbanism and Negotiating Public Space.” Featured Panelist:  – Manuel Escamilla, Santa Ana based Community Archivist and Urban Planner  – Dr. Erualdo González, Ph.D. Professor, CSUFullerton Dept. of Chicana and Chicano Studies – Kevin Cabrera, Executive Director Heritage Museum of Orange County  Moderator: Dr. Lara Kirby Pardo, Founder Blackbird Arts & Research Concurrent Activities   Live community art project, and project demonstrations of the Mapping Arts OC digital map, and the Santa Ana Murals mobile walking tour. Both projects created and led by CSUF digital history students.  Follow us on: Instagram at #csuf_history and #mappingartsoc.   For more information contact:  or 657-278-3477 This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit Mapping Arts OC is a project supported by California Humanities through an Humanities for All Quick Grant  


December 12, 2018


Mapping Arts OC


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