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The University of Westminster’s Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, in association with the Masters Program in Museum Studies, Johns Hopkins University, invite you to:

 

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What can Museums and Galleries learn from online education in Universities, and vice versa?

a Round Table discussion

Keynote Speaker: Phyllis Hecht, Johns Hopkins University

Wednesday 20 July 2011, 6.30-8 pm

The Board Room, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW

Entrance free. RSVP Sharon Sinclair, email [email protected]

Phyllis Hecht is Director of the Master of Arts in Museum Studies program at Johns Hopkins University, USA. She is the Chair of the Committee on Museum Professional Training (COMPT) of the American Association of Museums (AAM). Most recently she co-edited and contributed to The Digital Museum: A Think Guide (2007), an anthology on museums and technology. Phyllis will discuss how the MA program at JHU is using social networking, including incorporating Facebook and Twitter into its learning strategy.

This event is part of the JHU Museum Studies London Onsite Summer Seminar held at the University of Westminster.

The University of Westminster launches its new MA programme in Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Culture in September 2011.