Dr. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun will present her lecture “From Discriminating Data to Digital Democracies: Why We Need to Work Across Disciplines” on Thursday, September 29, at 4:30 pm at Georgia State University.
Dr. 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. She 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.
The lecture will be offered in person and via live stream. A reception will follow the public program.
This event is supported by an American Rescue Plan grant.