“Segregation: The Stuff of Social Media” | Georgia State University

Wendy Chun

Wed., March 25, 2020, 4:30-6:30pm EDT

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Event Space, 25 Park Pl., 2nd Floor

Public lecture with reception to follow. Co-Sponsored by the Georgia State University Library and supported in part by Georgia Humanities with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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. Dr. Chun is currently working on a book entitled, Discriminating Data: Individuals, Proxies, Neighborhoods.

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