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Faces of Innovation: Capital and Control in the Digital Future

September 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester Symposium: Digital Future

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From Facebook’s role in social protest to Silicon Valley’s influence on daily culture, the symposium on the digital future will highlight how digital technologies challenge, as well as maintain, the world as we know it. Five eminent scholars from the field of digital studies will share their work and insights with us, as well as invite us into a larger discussion on what the digital future is—and what it should be. This session features:

Lilly Irani, University of California, San Diego
Mitali Thaktor, Northwestern University

This LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester event is presented with support from the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and the University of Michigan Bicentennial Office. Additional support provided by the Department of History and the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies.


September 18, 2017
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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North Quad
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States