Lecture | April 4 | 5-6 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 340, BCNM Commons
Jan De Vos
Berkeley Center for New Media
Allegedly, no reflection, knowledge nor theory are needed in the business of shaping the onlife self let the data, algorithms and bots do the work!
In this talk probe the pitfalls that theory and criticism should avoid in this era of the digitalization of (inter)subjectivity. I argue that a critical history of digitalization needs in the first place a critical history of subjectivity. I go... More >
Colloquium | April 5 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall | Canceled
Jeff Hancock, Professor, Stanford University
How is the rewiring of communication in the network age changing how we deceive and trust one another? How can we trust that news story, or a hotels online review, or that text message about someone being on their way? In this talk well go over how principles from psychology and communication intersect deception and trust with technology. Well cover the state-of-the-art in deception detection... More >
Stereotype Threat and Identity Threat: The Science of A Diverse Community: The why, what, and how of making diverse learning communities effective for all.
Panel Discussion | April 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 245 Li Ka Shing Center
Dr. Claude Steele, University of California, Berkeley
Please join us for an important discussion on Stereotype and Identity Threat led by Professor Claude Steele of Psychology, followed by a panel discussion with Professor Waldo Martin, Jr. of American History and Citizenship and Professor Eva Nogales of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology.
This event is sponsored by the Division of Biological Sciences, who welcomes the campus... More >
Registration opens March 16. Register online by March 29.
Seminar | April 7 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Felipe de Brigard, Duke University
Counterfactual thinking involves imagining hypothetical alternatives to reality. Philosopher David Lewis argued that people estimate the subjective plausibility that a counterfactual event could have occurred by comparing an imagined possible world in which the counterfactual statement is true against the current, actual world in which the counterfactual statement is false. Accordingly,... More >