Humanities Research Center Fall Lecture Series:
Thursday, September 29th – 4:30pm
“From Discriminating Data to Digital Democracies: Why We Need to Work Across Disciplines”
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Event Space – 25 Park Place, 2nd floor
Public lecture with reception to follow.
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun is the Canada 150 Research Chair in New Media at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia where she also leads the Digital Democracies Group. Her scholarly work focuses on three key areas of investigation (1) cultural formations and technological artifacts, (2) theoretical concepts in the humanistic and technological disciplines, and (3) popular perceptions of technology and technological protocols. Dr. Chun’s work has been driven by questions related to the impact of control technologies on mass media. Dr. Chun is the author of several books including: Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual New Media and Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics.
This event is part of a hybrid lecture series. Each lecture will be offered in-person and livestreamed. Please register for the event according to your preference.
To see recordings of previous events in the Humanities Center Lecture series, check out our playlist on the College of Arts and Sciences YouTube Channel