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26 Apr
Social Justice and Tech Reading Group: A Discussion with Digital Privacy Scholar Chris Gilliard
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Readings

Topic

Diversity, Technology

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students

Website

https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register...

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Pittwire, Pittwire Live
University Unit
Sara Fine Institute
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#sfi

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Social Justice and Tech Reading Group: A Discussion with Digital Privacy Scholar Chris Gilliard

On April 26 at noon, the Social Justice and Tech Reading Group will host Dr. Chris Gilliard (@hypervisible) for a discussion of his work. Please register for this event to receive the Zoom details: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkd-yurzooHNIvV5AGmCGfkGqQTjuTlMkL

Prior to the event, please read the following three examples of Dr. Gilliard's writing. Dr. Gilliard will be in attendance at the Reading Group to engage in the discussion of the issues raised in this writing:

"Caught in the Spotlight" in Urban Omnibus (January 9, 2020) [https://urbanomnibus.net/2020/01/caught-in-the-spotlight/]

"Friction-Free Racism" in Real Life (October 15, 2018) [https://reallifemag.com/friction-free-racism/]

"Privacy’s Not an Abstraction" in (March 29, 2019) [https://www.fastcompany.com/90323529/privacy-is-not-an-abstraction]


Dr. Chris Gilliard is a writer, professor and speaker. His scholarship concentrates on digital privacy, surveillance, and the intersections of race, class, and technology. He is an advocate for critical and equity-focused approaches to tech in education. His ideas have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wired Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Ed, and Vice Magazine. He is a Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center Visiting Research Fellow, a member of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry Scholars Council, and a member of the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project community advisory board.

Monday, April 26 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Social Justice and Tech Reading Group: A Discussion with Digital Privacy Scholar Chris Gilliard

On April 26 at noon, the Social Justice and Tech Reading Group will host Dr. Chris Gilliard (@hypervisible) for a discussion of his work. Please register for this event to receive the Zoom details: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkd-yurzooHNIvV5AGmCGfkGqQTjuTlMkL

Prior to the event, please read the following three examples of Dr. Gilliard's writing. Dr. Gilliard will be in attendance at the Reading Group to engage in the discussion of the issues raised in this writing:

"Caught in the Spotlight" in Urban Omnibus (January 9, 2020) [https://urbanomnibus.net/2020/01/caught-in-the-spotlight/]

"Friction-Free Racism" in Real Life (October 15, 2018) [https://reallifemag.com/friction-free-racism/]

"Privacy’s Not an Abstraction" in (March 29, 2019) [https://www.fastcompany.com/90323529/privacy-is-not-an-abstraction]


Dr. Chris Gilliard is a writer, professor and speaker. His scholarship concentrates on digital privacy, surveillance, and the intersections of race, class, and technology. He is an advocate for critical and equity-focused approaches to tech in education. His ideas have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wired Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Ed, and Vice Magazine. He is a Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center Visiting Research Fellow, a member of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry Scholars Council, and a member of the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project community advisory board.

Monday, April 26 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Event Type

Readings

University Unit
Sara Fine Institute
Hashtag

#sfi