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The Data Visionaries Series: Wendy Chun

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SFU's Big Data Hub

Applied Science Building, Room 10900

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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Data visionaries are the pioneers. They are on the leading-edge, discovering new ways to transform vast and complex data into stories, solutions, and knowledge that will shape and reshape our world. Join us this fall for a series of conversations with data visionaries from SFU and beyond as we explore and critically examine the possibilities and real world impact of data in our future.



Critical Data Studies or How To Desegregate Networks

Speaker: Wendy Chun

Professor in the Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University

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Wendy Hui Kyong Chun is Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. She has studied both Systems Design Engineering and English Literature, which she combines and mutates in her current work on digital media. She is author of Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics (MIT, 2006), Programmed Visions: Software and Memory (MIT 2011), and Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual New Media (MIT 2016). She was a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow, ACLS and American Academy of Berlin Fellow. She was also the Velux Visiting Professor of Management, Politics and Philosophy at the Copenhagen Business School; she has been a Visiting Associate Professor in the History of Science Department at Harvard, of which she is currently an Associate.



There will be a networking reception following the talk.


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