SESSION A: VIRTUAL WORLDS, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND SLAUGHTER

  • Nov 13, 2009 10:30AM–1:15PM

  • Sheila Johnson Design Center, Kellen Auditorium
    66 Fifth Avenue

Digital Labor, Digital Immigration, and Transnationality or Why Virtual Worlds Need a Civil Rights Movement, Lisa Nakamura; The Absolute and the Virtual, Alexander Galloway; Digital Slaughter, Timothy Pachirat; Whatever Blogging, Jodi Dean.
Moderator: Ferentz LaFargue. 

Speakers

  • Timothy Pachirat Assistant Professor of politics at The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College

  • Lisa Nakamura Director of the Asian American Studies Program, Professor in the Institute of Communication Research and Media Studies program and Professor of Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

  • Jodi Dean Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Erasmus Professor of the Humanities in the Faculty of Philosophy at Erasmus University

  • Alexander Galloway Author and Programmer

  • Ferentz Lafargue Assistant Professor of Literary Studies at Eugene Lang College

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