events
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Public Talk and Book Launch by Dr. Ramin Jahanbegloo

Cultural Studies Doctoral Program with University of Regina Press

 

 

Public Talk and Book Launch by Dr. Ramin Jahanbegloo

 

October 02, 2014 : 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

 

Ramin Jahanbegloo will give a public talk and launch his book Time will say Nothing: A Philosopher Survives an Iranian Prison.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase. All Welcome.

Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College

 

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John Fekete Distinguished Lecture

November 13, 2014

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun,

Professor and Chair, Modern Culture and Media,

Brown University

New Media: Paradoxes and Habits

Professor Chun brings an interdisciplinary background in Systems Design Engineering (B.Sc. Waterloo) and English Literature (MA and PhD, Princeton) to her work in digital media. She is the author of Programmed Visions: Software and Memory (MIT Press, 2011) and Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics (MIT Press, 2006), as well as the co-editor of Race as Technology, special issue of Camera Obscura 24 (2009), with Lynne Joyrich and New Media, Old Media: A History and Theory Reader (Routledge, 2006), with Thomas Keenan. Her current work, which she will discuss in her talk, focuses on what she calls “the paradoxical remains of new media.”

Thursday, November 13 - 7:30 p.m.

Bagnani Hall, Traill College

Free public lecture, reception to follow