[csaa-forum] COVID-19 Seminar #3: Prof Ruha Benjamin, Princeton University
timneale at gmail.com
Wed May 6 10:33:44 ACST 2020
At Deakin, we are hosting a series of seminars focused around COVID-19.
Details for the next seminar are below, and if you click through you’ll
find links to the subsequent seminars by Monique Mann (Deakin University)
and Frédéric Keck (CNRS-Collège de France-EHESS).
*COVID-19 Seminar #3: Prof Ruha Benjamin, Princeton University*
Please join us for the first seminar in the COVID-19 seminar series,
co-hosted by the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship & Globalisation
(ADI) <https://www.deakin.edu.au/adi> and the Science and Society Network
(SSN) <https://scienceandsocietynetwork.deakin.edu.au/>.This week's seminar
will take the format of 2 x pre-recorded guest lectures followed by live
Q&A with the speaker, Professor Ruha Benjamin, Princeton University.
Tuesday 12th May, 10am - 11:30am (Australian Eastern Standard Time, GMT+10)
*Pre-recorded guest lectures:*
1. Black Skin, White Masks: Racism, Vulnerability & Refuting Black
2. Are robots racist? Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology
and Society (23:24)
*About the speaker:*
Ruha Benjamin an Associate Professor of African American Studies at
Princeton University, where she studies the social dimensions of science,
technology, and medicine. She is the founder of the JUST DATA Lab and the
author of two books, People’s Science (Stanford) and Race After Technology
(Polity), and editor of Captivating Technology (Duke). She writes, teaches,
and speaks widely about the relationship between knowledge and power, race
and citizenship, health and justice.
*Live Q&A discussion with Professor Benjamin:*
Limited tickets are available for those who would like to part of the Zoom
discussion (this is to help manage numbers and Zoom interruptions).
Register as a 'Zoom participant' on Eventbrite.
The Q&A will also be live streamed on YouTube live. Access using the live
link: https://youtu.be/zTOBG2RxYTY (Register as a 'YouTube Live
participant' on Eventbrite to receive an email reminder for the event).
Date/time: Tuesday 12th May, 10am - 11:30am (Australian Eastern Standard
To send questions/participate in the YouTube Live chat, you'll need to sign-in
using a YouTube account
If you have any questions, please send to ssn-info at deakin.edu.au
<ssn-info at deakin.edu.au>
The talk will also be recorded and available on the SSN Youtube Channel
Did you miss our last seminar? Watch it here!
*Dr Timothy Neale*
*Senior Research Fellow*
*Deakin University, Burwood, Australia*
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