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CDMC Conversation & Workshop: Meredith A. Bak & Heather Kirkorian

Playful Visions: Children’s Media Culture before Screen Time

Event Details

Date
Friday, March 12, 2021
Time
2 p.m.
Location
Description
Dr. Meredith A. Bak researches historical and contemporary children’s media, toys, and popular conceptions about technology and play. Bak will be leading a workshop about 19th-century optical toys and illusions—kids’ media before screen time. She will also be in conversation with SoHE's Heather Kirkorian, Faculty Director of the Child Development Lab, to discuss how early optical toys set the stage for the aspirations and anxieties we associate with children’s media today.
Cost
Free

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