Colloquium | March 4 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall
Trevor Paglen's work deliberately blurs lines between science, contemporary art, journalism, and other disciplines to construct unfamiliar, yet meticulously researched ways to see and interpret the world around us.
Colloquium | March 9 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall | Note change in date
Vanessa Agard-Jones, Assistant Professor, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Yale University
For the past half century, anglophone toxicologists and environmental activists have used the term body burden to describe the accumulated amount of harmful substances present in human bodies. In recent years, charges corporelles have emerged as part of the popular conversation in Martinique, a French territory in the Caribbean where Dr. Agard-Jones conducts ethnographic research.
Colloquium | March 18 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall
Kavita Philip, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California, Irvine
When, in 1947, India became an independent nation, its archetypal citizen-subject was the farmer; 60 years later it was the software engineer. This shift in ideal-citizen archetypes, from farmer to digital entrepreneur, has brought with it new assumptions about the role of information technology (IT) in shaping citizenly behavior and nationalist subjectivity.
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