The Critical Data Studies Collective and Purdue Libraries are pleased to announce the Spring 2020 Critical Data Studies Distinguished Lecture will be given by Dr. Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies (Princeton). Her talk, entitled “Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code,” will take place on Monday, February 17, 5:30-7:00pm in Fowler Hall (Stewart Center). The hour-long talk will be followed by a half-hour Q&A with the audience. The event is free and open to the public. Classes are welcome.
The event is organized by the CDS Collective in partnership with the Purdue Libraries & School of Information Studies, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Division of Diversity & Inclusion, DiversiKey, African American Studies & Research Center, NSF Center for the Science of Information, The Data Mine, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies.
An informal author reception with Dr. Benjamin in the HSSE Library from 4-5pm on Monday, February 17 will be held. Please RSVP if you plan to attend the reception. https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dmLrFUXYN1R9d2d