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  • Hertz, Garnet (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2015-04-07)
    Garnet Hertz, Canada Research Chair in Design and Media Arts in the Faculty of Design and Dynamic Media at (Emily Carr University of Art and Design), gives a presentation titled “Rethinking Technology: Art and Design.”
  • Nakamura, Lisa (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2015-03-04)
    Lisa Nakamura, Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor in the Department of American Culture and the Department of Screen Arts and Cultures (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), gives a presentation titled “The Digital ...
  • Bryson, Mary (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2012-06-17)
    Dr. Mary Bryson, Professor, Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia gives a presentation entitled, "Cancer Knowledge in the Plural: Communicability of Presence, Trans/Media and ...
  • 2bears, Jackson (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2013-06-20)
    Jackson 2bears introduces his video art piece "After the Drones."
  • Kroker, Arthur (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2013-06-20)
    Arthur Kroker gives a presentation on Drone Warfare.
  • Dartnell, Michael (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2013-06-20)
    Michael Dartnell of Georgian College gives a presentation at the Drone Warfare Seminar.
  • Karzai, Anas (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2013-06-20)
    Anas Karzai of Laurentian University gives a presentation at the Drone Warfare Seminar.
  • Brown, Wendy (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2014-03-18)
    Professor Wendy Brown’s talk at PACTAC on governmentality in the age of neoliberalism.
  • Harrell, D. Fox (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2013-01-23)
    Focusing on questions of social identity, empowerment and computation, D. Fox Harrell explores the emerging world of “phantasmal identities,” that moment when the meaning of social identity is complicated by its intersection ...
  • Golding, Johnny; Kennedy, Steve (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2009-06-06)
    ‘To Tremble the Zero: Art in the Age of Algorithmic Reproduction’ is a philosophic, political and sensuous journey playing with (and against) Benjamin’s ‘Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction’. In an age inundated by ...
  • Molnar, Adam; Parsons, Christopher (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2013-06-20)
    Christopher Parsons and Adam Molnar give a presentation on drone warfare.
  • Girvan, Anita (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2011-03-18)
    Borrowing the title from an essay by Michael Callon and his colleagues working at the intersection of science and technology studies and politics, this presentation, “Acting in an Uncertain World”, attempts to think through ...
  • Girvan, Anita (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2010-03-12)
    Anita Girvan is an interdisciplinary PhD student with a concentration in Cultural, Social, and Political Thought. Her PhD project focuses on the mediating role of the metaphor of the ‘carbon footprint’ in responses to ...
  • Hiebert, Ted (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2011-03-30)
    Ted Hiebert’s talk is an exploration of the technological imaginary, with a particular focus on the area of overlap between digital culture and artistic practice. Bringing together Roland Barthes’ theory of technology as ...
  • Timney, Meagan (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2011-03-23)
    In this talk, Meagan Timney draws on McLuhan’s notions of the medium and the message to question how our interaction with the world around us changes through the use of the technologies that facilitate information transfer. ...
  • Pfohl, Stephen (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2010-03-12)
    Stephen Pfohl is a Professor in the Sociology Department at Boston College where he teaches courses on social theory, deviance and social control, postmodernity, social psychoanalysis, and the sociology of technology, art, ...
  • Kroker, Arthur (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2010-03-12)
    Arthur Kroker is Canada Research Chair in Technology, Culture and Theory, professor of political science, and the director of the Pacific Center for Technology and Culture at the University of Victoria. His most recent ...
  • Stelarc (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2009-10-09)
    Stelarc is a world renowned Australian-based performance artist whose work explores and extends the concept of the body and its relationship with technology. He has performed with a third hand, a virtual arm. a virtual ...
  • Walraven, Aya (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2011-03-18)
    This talk walks through a brief history of androids in the past and present. Citing Japan as a special case, Aya Walraven explores how androids, cyborgs, and humans alike fit into society with a growing need for robotic ...
  • Parsons, Christopher (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2011-03-23)
    Faced with growing unrest that is (at least in part) facilitated by digital communications, repressive nation-states have integrated powerful new surveillance systems into the depths of their nations’ communications ...

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