2013 Schedule

Friday, September 20

6:00 PM – Keynote Address, Dr. Ronald Deibert, University of Toronto – “After Prism: Towards Distributed Security in Cyberspace“ (Eccles Auditorium, Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building, room 109)

Saturday, September 21

9:00 AM – Dr. Geert Lovink, Hogeschool van Amsterdam & University of Amsterdam – “Social Media Discontent: Designing Alternative Platforms and Organized Networks“ (Eccles Auditorium, Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building, room 109)

10:15 AM – Break

(All panels will be held in the Tanner Humanities Center Conference Room, CTIHB.)

10:45 AM – Histories of Media, Space, and Networks

  • Ken Lipartito: “Exposed to the Market: Credit Reporting and the Problem of Surveillance in American History”
  • Alice Marwick: “The Personal is Published: Exploring Utopia from Zines to Blogs”
  • Payal Arora: “From the Wild Wild West to the Global City: Spatial Metaphors across Internet history on the globalizing and architecting of digital space”

12:15 PM – Lunch Break

1:30 PM – The Internet and the State

  • Dan Burk: “De-materializing Copyright on the Electronic Frontier”
  • Shoshana Magnet: “Insects, Robots and Imperial Legacies”
  • Laura Morris: “Did the kill-switch really kill the internet?  Technology and communication through the Libya Crisis”

3:00 PM – Break

3:30 PM – Contemporary and Future Surveillance and Power

  • Rachel Dubrofsky: “Gendered and Racialized Identities in Social Media”
  • Colin Koopman: “New Media, New Power? From Biopower to Infopower”
  • Torin Monahan: “Zones of Opacity: DHS Fusion Centers and the Future of Security”

5:00 PM – Closing Remarks – Sean Lawson and Robert W. Gehl

To see our previous event schedules, click the links below.

2011 Schedule

2009 Schedule

2007 Schedule