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Call for Submissions: Oberlin BYO.PPT (Bring Your Own PowerPoint)

April 12, 2011

RETURN OF THE OBERLIN BYO.PPT

I. Introduction

You have officially been called upon to join us in the second Oberlin BYO.PPT. This is your chance to present a lecture on some things nearest and dearest to you, to overhaul that overused, much abused, mistreated and misunderstood medium: the powerpoint lecture.

II. Rules

THERE ARE TWO RULES

A.) You may have up to 20 slides. You are allowed 20 seconds of time for each slide.

B.) You may not present on your day job / major / field of primary study.

III. Relevant Details

A.) The event will take place on April 25th, at 8pm, in Fairchild Chapel.

B.) We will provide a projector, a mic, a computer running an up-to-date version of PowerPoint, and the ability to display a series of jpgs from a CD, USB drive, the internet, etc.

IV. What We Need From You, The Participant

A.) Confirmation by Sunday April 17th. (email to oberlinbyoppt@gmail.com) 1.) Name 2.) One sentence biographical info 3.) One sentence summary of your presentation topic

Submit! Present! Join Us!

Sincerely, The Oberlin BYO.PPT Organizing Committee

David Burnham Kemi Gbadebo David Greenberg Stephen Graves Brett Kashmere