SSIRG Speaker Series

Future Speakers

Alistair Black, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Kelly V. Kirshtner, Assistant Professor, Department of Film, Video, Animation, & New Genres, UW-Milwaukee.

Michael Schudson, Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Previous Speakers

Click on the talk title for the abstract and recording, if available.

Diana Belscamper, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of History, "Good Girls and Better Consumers: The Functions of Teen Magazines in American Girl Culture of the 1960s," & Lindsey Harness, Ph.D. Candidate & Learning Technology Consultant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Communication, "The Myth of the Happy Gay: A Critical Analysis of the It Gets Better YouTube Narratives." May 8, 2013.

Jean-François Blanchette, Associate Professor, UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies (GSEIS), "Heavy Clouds: Towards a Material Analysis of Computing" November 15, 2012.

Sara Dean, MSDR, Adjunct Faculty, College for Creative Studies and Co-Director, Institute of Improbable Poromechanics "From Form to Platform: Designing Connectivity," March 8, 2013.

Paul Edwards, Profesor, School of Information and Department of History, University of Michigan. "Code, Community, and Trust in Climate Science," with the Center for 21st Century Studies and the Digital Arts and Culture (DAC) program, November 7, 2013.  Open discussion with Paul Edwards, "Institutionalizing Science and Technology Studies within Interdisciplinary Environments," November 8, 2013.

Kelly Gates, Associate Professor, University of California-San Diego Department of Communication, "The Computational Work of Policing: Surveillance Video & the Forensic Sensibility." May 1, 2013.

Rina Ghose, Associate Professor, UW-Milwaukee Department of Geography. The CIPR/SSI Research Lunch with Dr. Rina Ghose: "Bridging the Geospatial Divide through Public Participation GIS" is October 19, 2012.

Jenna Hartel, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Information, "A Recipe for the Social Study of Information." February 28, 2013. SSIRG Workshop: Visual Response to the Perennial Questions: "What is Information?" March 1, 2013.

Ganaele Langlois, Assistant Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology "Software Studies - a Case for New Critical Methodologies," February 22, 2013.

Alessandra Renzi, Social Studies of Information Postdoctoral Fellow, UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies. "Protests and Multi-Issue Extremism: Reassessing Knowledge Categories in Post-Crisis Security" November 2, 2012.


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