Your Computer is on Fire: Critical Perspectives on Computing and New Media

Friday, February 9, 2018

9:00 am

Building 200, Room 307 Map

Sponsored by:
Stanford University Libraries, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Program in Modern Thought and Literature, Computer Science Department, Science, Technology and Society, History Department

Your Computer is on Fire is a 1-day intensive workshop addressing a wide variety of themes centrally important to Media Studies, the History of Computing, Communication, STS, Anthropology, Gender and Sexuality, and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, among others. Topics will include:

- Machine Ethics
- Algorithmic Politics
- Techno-racial formations
- Dialect normativity
- Critical Media
- and more

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Benjamin Peters, University of Tulsa

Halcyon M. Lawrence, Georgia Institute of Technology 


Marie Hicks, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Mitali Thakor, Northwestern University

Safiya Umoja Noble, UCLA

Sarah T. Roberts, UCLA

Sreela Sarkar, Santa Clara University

Thomas S. Mullaney, Stanford University

When:
Friday, February 9, 2018
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where:
Building 200, Room 307 Map
Admission:

Free and Open to the Public

Tags:

Diversity Arts International Conference / Symposium Environment Visual Humanities Engineering Women / Gender Science 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
650-723-2651, tsmullaney@stanford.edu