Control Societies Speaker Series: Cindy Tekobbe

Control Societies speaker series
Date: 
01 Apr 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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Location: 
The Annenberg School
Audience: 
University-Wide
Type: 
Lecture

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Lecture title and abstract forthcoming.

About Cindy Tekobbe

Cindy Tekobbe joined the University of Alabama’s Department of English in 2015. Her research interests include rhetorics of gender identities and sexualities, feminisms, cultures, networks and technologies, indigeneities and survivance, and the literacy and cultural practices of digital communities.

Prior to 2015, Dr. Tekobbe taught classes at Arizona State University in ASU’s Department of English, ASU Writing Programs, and ASU’s Herberger School of Arts, Media + Engineering in digital design, digital rhetoric, social media literacy, gender and sexuality, rhetorics of memory and identity, and academic writing and research methods.

Dr. Tekobbe is a career software developer and project manager, specializing in enterprise financial applications and web platforms.

About Control Societies Speaker Series

Control Societies was started as part of the School of Social Policy & Practice’s initiative on Culture, Society, and Critical Policy Studies in order to feature and engage cutting edge scholarship on the enumerating acts of governmentality in computational culture and the incalculable possibilities of justice. For the 2017/2018 academic year, the School of Social Policy & Practice will continue its speaker series in partnership with the Annenberg School for Communication, which produces scholarship on the social, cultural, economic, and political implications of digital information and communication technologies, networks, and systems. Through the speaker series, the organizers aim to explore the philosophical foundations of algorithms, data, and their intersections with governmentality, surveillance, social policy, and the reconfiguring of power relations.

For more information, visit criticalpolicystudies.com/speaker-series.

Additional funding is provided by the Provost Excellence Through Diversity Fund and Price Digital Humanities Lab.

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