Digital Doings Symposium: focus on Artificial Intelligence

When:
February 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm America/Toronto Timezone
2018-02-15T09:30:00-05:00
2018-02-15T15:30:00-05:00
Where:
Room 519 Kaneff Tower
4700 Keele St
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Canada

All welcome -- RSVP online

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Event features many sessions facilitated by researchers from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies including:

9:30-9:45am
Lineages of Digital Discourse: Silicon Beach and its Countercultural Origins
Markus Reisenleitner, Humanities

9:45-10am
Mass Capture: Making non-citizens and the Chinese Head Tax in Canada 
Lily Cho, English

10:45-11am
Digital Databases and the Genealogical Sublime
Julia Creet, English

11:15-11:30am
Performing “authentic” labour: The superfans, influencers and micro- celebrities of children’s media
Natalie Coulter, Communication Studies

11:45-12noon
Policing, crime and 'big data': towards a critique of the moral economy of stochastic governance
James Sheptycki, Social Science

12:15-12:30pm
For Sale: Internet Standards in Times of Right-Wing Market Ideologies
Sylvia Peacock, Social Science

1:45-2pm
Freedom Narratives of the African Diaspora
Paul Lovejoy, History

2:15-2:30pm
Digital Arts and Humanities Questions
Zulfikar Hirji, Anthropology

2:30-2:45pm
Building Bridges across Social and Computational Sciences: Using Big Data to Inform Humanitarian Policy and Interventions
Ali Asgary, Administrative Studies