Dr. Alessandra Renzi on Hacked Transmissions: How Social Movements Change Across Cycles of Struggle and Across Technology

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Dr. Alessandra Renzi on Hacked Transmissions: How Social Movements Change Across Cycles of Struggle and Across Technology

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

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Dr. Alessandra Renzi will talk about her book Hacked Transmissions: How Social Movements Change Across Cycles of Struggle and Across Technology. This talk will be followed by a Q and A period.
Dr. Alessandra Renzi is Associate Professor, Communication Studies at Concordia University. Dr. Renzi’s interdisciplinary work explores the linkages and relays between media, art and civic engagement through community-led research, ethnographic studies and media projects. She has studied pirate television networks in Italy, the surveillance of social movements in Canada after 9-11 and housing and data justice in Indonesia. Her current research investigates how society’s increasing reliance on platforms, algorithms and AI is changing urban landscapes and community organizing alike. She is the PI of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant titled “On the Margins of the Platform Economy: Community-led Responses to Technical Gentrification,” with focus on Montreal’s Parc Extension neighbourhood.

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