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Poststructuralist Lines of Flight: Working with "Data" in Multiple Contexts

When: Sep 29, 2004 at 2:00 PM
Where: 102 Kern Building

In this lecture I will draw on examples from a number of research projects that I have been engaged in to map out the principles of working with poststructural theory as a social scientist. I will examine in particular the concepts of the subject, subjectification, positioning, and body/landscape relations. Some of the studies that I will draw on will include: Poststructuralist Lines of Flight: Working with "Data" in Multiple Contexts - Read More…

War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning

When: Sep 13, 2004 at 4:00 PM
Where: 129 Waring Commons

Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy

When: Apr 16, 2004 at 3:00 PM
Where: 112 Chambers Building

Kevin Bales is president of Free the Slaves, the U.S. sister organization of Anti-Slavery International (the world's oldest human rights organization), and professor of sociology at the University of Surrey Roehampton in London as well as serving on the Board of Directors of the International Cocoa Initiative Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy - Read More…

Cognitive Liberty: What is the Future of Freedom of Thought in the Age of Neurocops, Brain Fingerprinting, Memory Management Drugs, and Hypersonic Sound?

When: Apr 05, 2004 at 4:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

Five years after the “Decade of the Brain,” new drugs and other technologies are making it possible to monitor and modulate thought processes in ways that hearken the best dreams and worst fears of science fiction and cyberpunk. These accelerating technological developments will change the parameters of freedom of thought as much as the printing press and the internet changed the parameters of freedom of speech. Cognitive Liberty: What is the Future of Freedom of Thought in the Age of Neurocops, Brain Fingerprinting, Memory Management Drugs, and Hypersonic Sound? - Read More…

A House for the Senses

When: Apr 02, 2004 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

Getting Lost: Feminism Efforts Toward a Double(d) Science

When: Mar 31, 2004 at 3:00 PM
Where: 102 Kern Building

This lecture is part of the Women's Studies Feminist Scholar Series presented by Patti Lather, Professor, Cultural Studies in Education Program, School of Educational Policy and Leadership, Ohio State University. Getting Lost: Feminism Efforts Toward a Double(d) Science - Read More…

Critical Race Feminism: A Legal Approach to Questions of Race and Gender

When: Mar 01, 2004 at 3:00 PM
Where: 102 Kern Building

Who Acts? Reflections on Identity, Selfhood, and Autonomous Agents

When: Feb 27, 2004 at 4:00 PM
Where: 158 Willard

Privacy as Contextual Integrity

When: Feb 04, 2004 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

Helen Nissenbaum is Associate Professor in the Department of Culture and Communication and a Senior Fellow of the Information Law Institute, New York University. She specializes in social, ethical, and political dimensions of information technology. Her published works on privacy, property rights, electronic publication, accountability, the use of computers in education, and values embodied in computer systems have appeared in scholarly journals of philosophy, applied ethics, law, and computer science. She is author of Emotion and Focus (University of Chicago Press), co-editor (with D.J. Johnson) of Computers, Ethics and Social Values (Prentice-Hall), and a founding co-editor of the journal, Ethics and Information Technology (Kluwer Academic Press). Grants from the National Science Foundation and Ford Foundation have supported her research and she has served on committees of the National Academy of Sciences, National Science Foundation, UNESCO, AAAS, and the ACM. Privacy as Contextual Integrity - Read More…

The Role and Value of Intercollegiate Athletics

When: Jan 26, 2004 at 7:00 PM
Where: Hub-Robeson Center, Auditorium

Myles Brand assumed his duties as president of the National Collegiate Athletic Association January 1, 2003. He is the fourth chief executive officer of the Association. Brand was president from 1994 through 2002 of Indiana University, an eight-campus institution of higher education with nearly 100,000 students, 17,000 employees and a budget of $3.4 billion. Brand also served as president at the University of Oregon from 1989 to 1994. The Role and Value of Intercollegiate Athletics - Read More…