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micha cárdenas presents keynote at Digital Humanities and Computer Science 2017 Colloquium

micha cárdenas

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas presented the keynote at the Digital Humanities and Computer Science 2017 Colloquium on November 17, 2017 at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, IL. Her talk, "Poetic Operations: Towards Algorithmic Analysis" urges digital humanists, designers and computer scientists to make an honest attempt to solve the most significant problems of our day, and demonstrates how her work does so by ...

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Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies faculty have big presence at the National Women’s Studies Association (#NWSA2017) conference

Shayne, Kurian, Amy, Quiray Tagle, Rosenberg

The NWSA held its annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland this year. The conference’s theme was “Forty Years After Combahee: Feminist Scholars and Activists Engage the Movement for Black Lives” and was an inspiring weekend full of panels, round-table discussions, plenaries, meetings, receptions, networking, and socializing. Seven GWSS faculty presented and co-presented papers. GWSS faculty coordinator Julie Shayne organized a panel called ...

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micha cárdenas publishes "Imagining a Trans World"

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IAS faculty member micha cárdenas has published a new article, "Imagining a Trans World", which includes the full video of her Pregnancy project, online for the first time. Edited by Alexis Lothian, this special issue of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology deals with Radical Speculation and Ursula K. Le Guin. These writings are the proceedings of a morning of talks at the Tiptree Symposium on Le Guin’s work in 2016. The talks ...

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micha cárdenas and Frances Lee screen #Stronger videos

still from the ET #stronger video

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas and Master of Arts in Cultural Studies student Frances Lee screened their #Stronger videos at the contemptorary fundraiser in LA held on Sept 24. #Stronger is a project of the Poetic Operations Collaborative that aims to develop a decolonial vision of futures of health, fitness and strength for trans and gender non-conforming people. ...

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micha cárdenas gives keynote talk at UC Berkeley's Digital Humanities Berkeley

maeve from westworld

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas gave a keynote talk at UC Berkeley's Digital Humanities Berkeley Summer Institute on Wednesday. Her talk, titled "The Android Goddess Declaration: After Man(ifestos)", proposed that androids in popular science fiction films and television shows can serve as an important model for trans of color feminist thinking today. Using examples from the television shows Westworld, and Humans and the music videos of pop artist Janelle Monáe, cárdenas proposed that androids offer a model of ethics that extends beyond humans ...

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