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Nitin Sawhney GIDEST Faculty Fellowship Talk on Contestational Design, Friday April 12th

CONTESTATIONAL DESIGN: HOW AGONISM TRANSFORMS PARTICIPATORY DESIGN Participatory design for some often implies common purpose, stakes and equitable dispositions among participants engaging in a consensual process towards amenable design outcomes. Much has been written about the nature of participation, power relations, and the socio-political challenges of ensuring co-determination,

“Through Her Eyes: The Personal Is Political”

Please join us for series of features, presented at “Through Her Eyes: The Personal Is Political”  featuring the new documentary feature by our own  Media Studies part-time faculty member, Savanna Washington “Playing Frisbee in North Korea”  See details below! FIND TICKETS HERE

SMS Faculty Member Peter Asaro Spring 2019 Highlights

Asaro, P. (2019) “AI Ethics in Predictive Policing: From Models of Threat to an Ethics of Care,” IEEE Technology & Society Magazine, (forthcoming). Asaro, P. (2019) “Algorithms of Violence: Critical Social Perspectives on Autonomous Weapons,” Special Issue on Algorithms, Social Research, (forthcoming). Asaro, P. (2019) “What is

Film Professor Greg Takoudes to Release New Book in May

Professor Greg Takoudes’ new book, The Collaborative Director: A Department-by-Department Guide to Filmmaking will be published in May 2019. A Routledge Press publication, the book examines the directing process through the lens of collaboration.  Each chapter explores a different film department, uses case studies of directors such as Robert Altman, Kelly