The New Jim Code: Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology and Society

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday February 7, 2022
      4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Virtual
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  • URL: BlueJeans link
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Contact

Assistant Professor Germán Vergara

vergara@gatech.edu

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Summary Sentence: HSOC Spring 2022 Speaker Series presents: Ruha Benjamin, Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University

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Join us on February 7, 2022, at 4 pm for the second speaker in our HSOC Spring 2022 Speaker Series: The History of Now.

In honor of Black History Month, Ruha Benjamin, Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, will present: "The New Jim Code: Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology and Society."

This event will be held virtually on BlueJeans: https://bluejeans.com/626728326/4903. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and anyone with an interest in the topic are welcome to attend!

"The New Jim Code: Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology and Society" is the second presentation in our Spring 2022 Speaker Series, including:

  • February 21: Jonathan Schneer, "The Lockhart Plot: Love, Betrayal, Assassination, and Counter-Revolution in Lenin's Russia"
  • March 7: Celeste Watkins-Hayes, "Transformation Through Trauma: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Survive Injuries of Inequality"
  • March 28: Kenja McCray, "From Complements to Kazi Leaders: Women in Black Power Pan-African Cultural Nationalist Organizations, 1965-1987"
  • April 11: Peter Brannen, "The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions"

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School of History and Sociology, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

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Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
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  • Created On: Nov 15, 2021 - 12:52pm
  • Last Updated: Feb 4, 2022 - 10:59am