VIRGINIA KUHN, PHD
Division of Media Arts + Practice, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California 3470 McClintock Ave. SCI Building, Los Angeles, CA 90089-7727 firstname.lastname@example.org
PHD: English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee August 2005. DISSERTATION: WAYS OF COMPOSING: VISUAL LITERACY IN THE DIGITAL AGE. A born-digital, media-rich dissertation, one of the first in the United States supported by the Golda Meir Library Chancellor’s Scholars’ Award for Digital Scholarship, 2004-05.
- Associate Professor of Cinema, Media Arts + Practice Division
- Associate Director, Institute for Multimedia Literacy
- Director, Honors in Multimedia Scholarship program
- Director, Graduate Certificate, Digital Media and Culture
- + REFRAME: Research in Media, Film, and Music
- + [in] Transition: a MediaCommons, Cinema Journal project
- + Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology & Pedagogy
- + Pre/Text A Journal of Rhetorical Theory
- + Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy
The Video Essay: An Emergent Taxonomy of Cinematic Writing, guest edited with Vicki Callahan, The Cine-Files: A Journal of Scholarly Cinema Studies, Issue 11. January, 2017.
Future Texts: Subversive Performance and Feminist Theory, with Vicki Callahan. Parlor Press, 2016.
MoMLA: From Panel to Gallery (a peer reviewed, media rich anthology), with Victor Vitanza, Kairos:Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, Winter, 2013. Jan 2013.
From Gallery to Webtext: A Multimodal Anthology, with Victor Vitanza, Kairos: Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 12.3. Spring 2008.
Peer Reviewed Articles + Chapters:
Coping with the Big Data Dump: Towards a framework for enhanced information visualization. First Monday, June 2015, with Andreas Kratky and Jon-Olav Eikenes.
Collaborative Curricula: Linking Digital Studies and Global Health, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, Issue 7, Spring 2015.
MOVIE: Large Scale Automated Analysis of MOVing ImagEs, Kuhn, et al. July 15, 2014. ACM Proceeding XSEDE ’14 Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference on Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment Article No. 21
Hacking My Head, in Hacking the Classroom: Eight Perspectives, Computers and Composition Online, June 2014.
Web Three Point Oh: The Virtual is the Real, in High Wired Redux: Cybertext Yearbook, Research Centre for Contemporary Culture, University of Jyvkaisuja Press. October, 2013.
Global Health Education: A Pilot in Trans-disciplinary, Digital Instruction. Co-authored with Heather Wipfli and David Press, in Global Health Action. May, 2013.
Nomadic Archives: Remix and the Drift to Praxis, with Vicki Callahan in Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and Politics, Open Book P. Dec, 2012.
The Rhetoric of Remix, Transformative Works and Cultures, Vol 9, 2012.
Large Scale Video Analytics: On-demand, iterative inquiry for moving image research. Lead author, with Ritu Aurora, Alan Craig, Kevin Franklin, Michael Simeone, Dave Bock, and Luigi Marini. Proceedings from the IEEE eScience conference. October, 2012. . Article No. 8 ACM New York, NY, USA ©2012
Multiple Concurrent Queries on Demand: Large Scale Video Analysis in a Flash Memory Environment as a Case for Humanities Supercomputing. Lead author, with Ritu Aurora, Alan Craig, Kevin Franklin, Michael Simeone, Dave Bock, and Luigi Marini. Proceedings from the inaugural Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment XSEDE conference, July, 2012. Article No. 29 ACM New York, NY, USA ©2012
The Rhetoric of Remix, Transformative Works and Cultures, Vol 9, 2012.
The YouTube Gaze: Permission to Create? in Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture. Special issue on Video and Participatory Culture, October 2010.
YouTube Yo’self or Let’s Chart a Path and Then Ignore It, PreText: A Journal of Rhetorical Theory, 19.1-4. 2009.
Performing Life: Whose Pictures are Worth One Thousand Words? in Enculturation, Journal of Rhetoric, Writing and Culture, Special issue on Image Events. 6.2. Spring, 2009.
Picturing Work: Visual Projects in the Writing Classroom, Kairos 9.2, Spring 2005. Republished in Academic Commons, June, 2005.
Editorially Reviewed Articles + Chapters:
Embrace and Ambivalence, Academe Magazine of the American Association of University Professors. Jan/Feb 2013.
Filmic Texts and the Rise of the Fifth Estate, International Journal of Learning and Media, Knowing and Doing, 2:1, February 2011.
The Techno-Human Interaction, New Horizons column of EDUCAUSE Review. Volume 45, Number 6, November/December 2010.
Speaking with Students: Profiles in Digital Pedagogy, with DJ Johnson and Dave Lopez. Kairos, 14.2, Spring 2010. Reprinted in The Best of Independent Journals, 2010, Parlor Press, 2011.
TK3: A Tool to (Re)Compose, Academic Commons, December, 2005.
KEYNOTE + INVITED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
I’ll Know it When I See It: Evaluating Digital Scholarship. Indiana University, October 2014.
The VAT: Video Analysis at Scale, CATAPULT Center for Digital Humanities and Computational Analysis, October 2014.
Video Analytics: From Keywords to Keyframes. University of Michigan, October 2013.
Filmic Texts, Future Texts: From Keywords to Keyframes. Clemson University, October 2012.
Romancing the Binary: A Manifesto for Vision + Dreams. Plenary, Thought Leader session and award for Vinton Cerf’s Lifetime Achievement, New Media Consortium Annual Conference. June 2011.
Digital Pedagogy and the Rise of the Fifth Estate. Reinvention Center, November 2010.
Digital Pedagogy and Literacies of the Near Future. Keynote, HASTAC2010 Grand Innovations and Global Challenges, April 2010.
Brave New Educators, Panelist, Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium, May 2010.
The Work of Academia in the Age of Digital Re/Production. Keynote, Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges, June 2009.
Confessions of a TechnoHumanist, HPC Horizons Inaugural Conference, March 13, 2008.
The Digital as Scholarship, Lunchtime Talk Series, UCLA Digital Humanities Center, November 7, 2007.
The Digital Portfolio Project: Cyberinfrastructure Institute, San Diego Supercomputing Center. July 2006.
GRANTS + AWARDS
PI, Video Analysis Techniques: Optimization and Advanced UI | TG-HUM130005. Allotment from the National Science Foundation’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, 2015.
PI, Novel Research Communities: The LSVA Gateway, allotment from the National Science Foundation’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, 2014.
PI, Moving Image Research, allotment from the National Science Foundation’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, October 2013.
PI, Large-Scale Interactive Media Analytics: Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences, USC Office of the Provost, April 2012.
PI, Real Time Querying and Cultural Analysis of large Video Databases with Flash Memory, allotment from the National Science Foundation’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, 2011-12.
Co-PI, Global Health Game Engine, funded by ABC News and the Gates Foundation, 2010-11.
USC Course Continuity in a Crisis, 2011-2012.
Humanistic Algorithms, Project Lead, NEH grant with the Institute for Computing in the Arts, Humanities and Social Science, 2010. PI: Kevin Franklin.
Mellon Foundation Grant for the development of a scholarly community to develop Sophie digital authoring platform, team member, 2010.
USC Provost’s Prize for Teaching with Technology, 2009.
USC Fund for Innovative Undergraduate Teaching, 2008- 2009.
Nominated for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award, USC Parents Association, 2008.
Data Allocation on Tera-Grid for the Digital Portfolio Project. San Diego Supercomputing Center, 2007-08.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Golda Meir Library Chancellor’s Scholars’ Award for Digital Scholarship, 2004-05
Writing Program Administration Team: Preparing Future Faculty competitive grant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2001-02.
The Digital Composition Classroom, Preparing Future Faculty competitive grant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2000-2001.
Fellowship: Graduate Student at Large, Illinois State University. Fall 1999 term.