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  • 1. Transforming the Humanities with Virtual World Technology Steve Varela and Janet Hill
  • 2. We see dead people…
  • 3. The Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum Shared digital content in Second Life
  • 4. Humanities and Technology Don’t Mix?
  • 5. Merge the Known with Unknown
  • 6. Make it FUN!
  • 7. Dr. Meredith Abarca Students created videos, built altars
  • 8. Eduardo Barrera - Communications • Howard University students • Cultural Identity through avatars
  • 9. Lisa Smith– Theatre and Dance Dept. • Dances related to Dia de Los Muertos • Traditional • Hip-hop
  • 10. University 1301 Students • Altar building workshop with Smithsonian staff • UTEP resources and archives in virtual worlds
  • 11. Future Plans • Bigger and Better • Grants
  • 12. Steven Varela: stvarela@utep.edu Janet Hill:jhill2@utep.edu The University of Texas at El Paso http:// latino.si.edu/education/LVMDayoftheDeadFestival.htm

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