[csaa-forum] CCCS UQ Seminar on 7th June - Technology, Youth and the Incorporation of Everyday Life in Silicon Valley @ 3pm

Rebecca Ralph r.ralph at uq.edu.au
Wed May 25 09:25:58 CST 2011

Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies

University of Queensland


Tuesday 7th June   3.00-4.00pm
Professor Heather Horst

Social Sciences and Humanities Library Conference Room
Level 1 Duhig Building<http://www.library.uq.edu.au/ssah/duhig/ds1.html>  (Bldg 2)  St Lucia Campus  [See Map<http://www.uq.edu.au/maps/index.html?menu=1&x=J.13&y=6.2&z=2&xc%5b%5d=J.13&yc%5b%5d=6.2&id=69&facilityType=&backURL=>]

Technology, Youth and the Incorporation of Everyday Life in Silicon Valley

This seminar examines how ways in which technological innovation, and the corporate capitalism underpinning its' production, come to dominate the everyday domestic life of youth in Silicon Valley.
About the Presenter:

[cid:image001.jpg at 01CC1AC1.F21ABA70]Heather A. Horst is sociocultural anthropologist at the University of California Humanities Research Institute, University of California, Irvine.  She is interested in the relationship between place, space and new media. She is the co-author of The Cell Phone: An Anthropology of Communication (Horst and Miller, Berg, 2006) and Hanging Out, Messing Around and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with Digital Media (Ito, et. al. MIT Press, 2009) and is writing an ethnography that examines youth and family life in Silicon Valley. She is currently conducting research, funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation on the development of learning networks and ecologies in New York and Chicago as well as a project, funded by the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion, exploring the Haitian monetary ecologies and the development of mobile money after the 2010 earthquake.

This seminar will be chaired by Professor Graeme Turner.
Members of the university community and the general public are invited to attend this free seminar with refreshments to follow.  For further information please visit the website http://www.cccs.uq.edu.au/index.html?page=152144&pid=16094

Further information please contact: Rebecca Ralph ph. 3346 7407 or on email: admin.cccs at uq.edu.au<mailto:admin.cccs at uq.edu.au>

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