The New Jim Code: Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology and Society

Date(s):
February 7, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location:
Virtual

HSOC Spring 2022 Speaker Series

Join us on February 7, 2022, at 4 pm for the second speaker in our HSOC Spring 2022 Speaker Series: The History of Now.

In honor of Black History Month, Ruha Benjamin, Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, will present: "The New Jim Code: Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology and Society."

This event will be held virtually on BlueJeans: https://bluejeans.com/626728326/4903. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and anyone with an interest in the topic are welcome to attend!

"The New Jim Code: Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology and Society" is the second presentation in our Spring 2022 Speaker Series, including:

  • February 21: Jonathan Schneer, "The Lockhart Plot: Love, Betrayal, Assassination, and Counter-Revolution in Lenin's Russia"
  • March 7: Celeste Watkins-Hayes, "Transformation Through Trauma: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Survive Injuries of Inequality"
  • March 28: Kenja McCray, "From Complements to Kazi Leaders: Women in Black Power Pan-African Cultural Nationalist Organizations, 1965-1987"
  • April 11: Peter Brannen, "The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions"

Contact For More Information

Assistant Professor Germán Vergara

vergara@gatech.edu