gets jiggy with creativity
trait that links the best work in all academic disciplines is
Exploring how creativity is understood and encouraged in many
different fields is the theme of the annual conference of the
Humanities and Technology Association, a national interdisciplinary
scholarly society, set for Sept. 19 to 21 at the University.
of Creativity in the Humanities, Science and Technology
will feature lectures, presentations and discussions on such topics
as Creativity in Lyric Poetry, Music and Engineering,
Understanding, Teaching and Sustaining Creativity,
The Process of Discovery and Creativity Across
Hughes, Mellon professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania
and noted historian of technology and science, will give the keynote
address on Feedback Controls, Dynamic Systems and Atonal
Music: The Art of Invention. He will speak at 5 p.m. Sept.
19 in the Rotunda Dome Room.
conference registration fee, which includes receptions and a years
membership in the Humanities and Technology Association, is $50
for U.Va. faculty, students and alumni, and $175 for others ($115
for non-U.Va. graduate students). The conference is sponsored
by the Division of Technology, Culture and Communication in the
School of Engineering and Applied Science. Registration forms
and full conference information are available on the Web at http://www.tcc.virginia.edu/hta.