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Audrey G. Bennett: Using Interactive Aesthetics to Engage Youth in Heritage Algorithms

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On December 13, 2018, Professor Audrey G. Bennett delivered an invited lecture at the 2018/2019 Information Studies Colloquia of the Department of Information Studies at the University of California Los Angeles. Titled Using Interactive Aesthetics to Engage Youth with the Heritage Algorithms Embedded in Gees Bend, Anishinaabe, Lakota, and Appalachian Quilts,” her presentation disclosed how underrepresented students in STEM can intellectually harness the computational thinking concepts embedded in the cultural traditions of tiling geometric shapes into meaningful, rhythmic patterns that take form as quilts.

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