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Data Determinacy: Race, Algorithms and Critical Intervention


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[Note: this FHI-cosponsored event has been reposted from the organizer Max Sym's personal Facebook event page in order to reach wider audiences.]

****Sign up now for our Workshop and Seminar discussion on Friday, April 13th: https://datadeterminacy.site/#panel3

Data Determinacy dedicates focused attention to the material legacies inherited by, and technologies of racialization reproduced through our algorithmic world.

This two-day event will feature a panel on the intersection of algorithmic rationality and race, a keynote address by artist Stephanie Dinkins, and a seminar-style discussion with scholars from a range of disciplinary backgrounds whose work contributes to our understanding of the relationship between race and data from historical and critical perspectives.

Dates & Locations:

Panels and Keynote (Open to the Public)
April 12th, 2018 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University,
114 South Buchanan Boulevard, Smith Warehouse, Bays 4-5, Durham, NC, 27708

Workshop and Seminar (Spaces limited, pre-registration required)
Sign up at our website: https://datadeterminacy.site/
April 13th, 2018 10:00 AM – 3 PM
Rubenstein Arts Center at Duke University, 2020 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705

Keynote: Stephanie Dinkins, Associate Professor of Art, SUNY Stonybrook & current A Blade of Grass Fellow

Ezekiel Dixon-Roman, Associate Professor of Social Policy and Practice & Chair of the Data Analytics for Social Policy Certificate, University of Pennsylvania

Michael Eng, Associate Professor and Shula Chair in Philosophy, John Carroll University

Tara McPherson, Professor of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California

Jennifer Rhee, Assistant Professor of English, Virginia Commonwealth University

This event is co-sponsored by the program in Computational Media Arts and Cultures, Franklin Humanities Institute, the Graduate School, Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, the Literature Department, and Marxism & Society