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Elinor Carmi on Media Distortions
February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
You need to register for the free event at the ticket link. The event will also be recorded and shared on our website after the event.
Dr. Elinor Carmi will be presenting on her work “Media Distortions: Understanding the Power Behind Spam, Noise, and Other Deviant Media.” The lecture will be followed by a question period.
This event is co-hosted by the Feminist and Accessible Publishing and Communications Technologies Speaker and Workshop Series (of the IGSF of McGill) and the Algorithmic Media Observatory (of Concordia University) and Machine Agencies: https://machineagencies.org/
Dr. Elinor Carmi is a digital rights advocate, feminist, researcher and journalist who has been working, writing and teaching on deviant media, internet standards, (cyber)feminism, sound studies and internet governance. Her second monograph will be out in early 2020 titled “Digital Distortions: Understanding the Power Behind Spam, Noise, and Other Deviant Media”, published on Digital Formation series at Peter Lang publishing. Currently Elinor is a Postdoc Research Associate in digital culture and society, at Liverpool University, UK, working on several ESRC and AHRC projects and part of the Nuffield Foundation funded project Me and My Big Data: Developing UK Citizens Data Literacies. At the moment she is working on two special issues: for Theory, Culture & Society together with Brittany Paris about ‘Redesigning Time’, and for the Internet Policy Review together with Simeon Yates about ‘what digital literacy mean today’. Before academia, Elinor worked in the electronic dance music industry for various labels, was a radio broadcaster and a music television editor for almost a decade. In 2013, she published a book about the Israeli Psytrance culture titled “TranceMission: The Psytrance Culture in Israel 1989-1999” (Resling Publishing). She also tweets @Elinor_Carmi.
This event is part of the 2nd Season of the Feminist and Accessible Publishing and Communications Technologies Speaker and Workshop Series (https://www.feministandaccessiblepublishingandtechnology.com), organized by Dr. Alex Ketchum. This series was made possible thanks to our sponsors: the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF), Milieux, Initiative for Indigenous Futures, Algorithmic Media Observatory, MILA, Cinema Politics, McGill’s Department of History and Classical Studies, Black Feminist Futures Working Group, the Sustainability Projects Fund, Moving Image Research Laboratory, The McGill Writing Centre, MUTEK IMG, the Intersectionality Research Hub, and Machine Agencies. https://www.feministandaccessiblepublishingandtechnology….
There is no fee required to attend this event. We will provide live captions done by a professional CART captionist. The event will be recorded and the video will be made available on our website a few days after the event.