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Season 6, Winter 2024 videos

January 4, 2024: Alisha B Wormsley on  Shrines for the Familiar: Radical World Building through Collective Dreaming

January 9, 2024: Dr. Aron Lee Rosenberg on Jacking Out: A Year Spent Offline

January 16, 2024: Dr. Margaret Galvan on In Visible Archives 

Jan 25, 2024: Dr. Jaipreet Virdi on Deaf Futurity

January 29, 2024: Dr. Sasha Luccioni on AI and Climate Change: Equating Positive Impacts with Negative Effects

February 7, 2024: Tawana Petty on In Pursuit of Data Justice: When Opting Out Becomes Improbable

February 13, 2024: Dr. Brenna Clarke Gray on Resisting Inevitability Discourse and Recognizing Power in the Generative AI "Revolution" 

February 15, 2024: Khari Johnson on AI and Journalism

February 21, 2024: Dr. Mél Hogan on AI and the Cloud

February 29, 2024: assinajaq artist talk

March 15, 2024: Gabrylle Iaconetti and Liam Devitt: Queer Oral History Workshop

May 7, 2024: Dr. Ashely Shew on Against Technoableism

Season 5, Fall 2023 videos

September 13, 2023: Danielle Boyer on Indigenous Robotics

September 25, 2023: Christine H. Tran on Homewrecker Platforms: Games, Gender, adn the Media Housework of Live Streaming

October 16, 2023: Dr. Kath Albury on Digital Sexual Health

November 1, 2023: Indigenous Sisters in STEAM: Revital Software and Studio Ekosi in Dialogue

November 2, 2023: Dr. Avery Dame-Griff on The Two Revolutions: A History of the Transgender

November 15, 2023: Dr. Tamara Kneese on Death Glitch

Season 5, Winter 2023 videos:

January 10, 2023: Beth Pickens on Making Your Art  No Matter What and Your Creative Practice

January 18, 2023: Dr. Luke Stark: Scenes from the History of Affective Computing 

January 35, 2023: Dr. sava saheli singh on Screening Surveillance

February 1, 2023: indee mitchell of Last Call NoLa on Using LGBTQ+ Oral History for Performance,  Dance, Theatre, Podcasting, Community Building, and More!

February 7, 2023: Dr. Abeba Birhane on Machine Learning and Coloniality

March 8, 2023: Dr. Marika Cifor on Viral Cultures: Activist Archiving in the Age of AIDS

March 15, 2023: Dr. Hannah Zeavin on Auto-Intimacy

Season 4 Fall Videos:

September 15, 2022 with Becky Chambers on Feminist and Queer Sci-Fi

September 22, 2022 with Dr. Catherine Knight Steele on Digital Black Feminism

September 29, 2022 with Dr. Sophie Toupin and Nina Morena on Activist Knowledge Production and Circulation Related to AI,  Big Data, and Digital Tech: A Seminar and Zine Making 

October 3, 2022 with Klau Kinky of Gynepunk 

October 20, 2022 with Dr. Chris Gilliard on Educational Surveillance

November 3, 2022 with Dr. Shannon Mattern on The City is Not a Computer

November 10, 2022: Nicole J. Georges on Graphic Novels, Comics, and DIY/DIT Podcasting

November 17, 2022: "How To" Archives event with representatives from the ALQ, AGQ, and McGill University Archives:

December 8, 2022: Dr. Annalee Newitz Fireside Chat

Season 4 Winter/ Spring Videos:

January 12, 2022 with Dr. André Brock on Distributed Blackness

January 20, 2022 Dr. Max Liboiron: Building Feminist and Anticolonial Technologies in Compromised Spaces 

January 27, 2022: Mindy Seu on Citations, Hypertext, and Online Activism

February 3, 2022 : Dr. Alex Hanna on Beyond Bias: Algorithmic Unfairness, Infrastructure, and Genealogies of Data 

March 31, 2022 with Stacey Copeland on Seeking Queer Soundwork

Season 3 Videos:

September 8, 2021 with Claire L. Evans on Broad Band

September 15, 2021: Dr. Moya Bailey on Misogynoir Transformed

October 1, 2021:  Dr. MC Forelle on Right to Repair

October 6, 2021 Caroline Running Wolf and Michael Running Wolf on Indigenous AI

October 27 2021, Dr. Alessandra Renzi on Hacked Transmissions

November 3, 2021 Dr. Diane DeChief on Writing Op-Eds

November 5, 2021 Dr. Elspeth Brown and Dr.  Julie Podmore on LGBTQ+ Archives and Challenges of Digitization

November 17, 2021: Dr. Jennifer Lundquist on Addressing the Digital Harassment of Scholars 

Season 2 Videos

October 28, 2020 Alice Wong on Disability/ Visibility


February 20th, 2020 Meredith Whittaker on Why AI Needs Collective Action


January 20, 2021 Dr. Sasha Constanza-Chock on Design Justice

January 27, 2021 Deb Raji on the Challenges of Audits, Accountability, and Algorithmic Justice

March 24, 2021 Rose Eveleth on Imaging Better Futures

March 3, 2021 Keoni Mahelona and Peter-Lucas Jones on Indigenous Data Sovereignty

Feb 24, 2021 Ana Brandusescu on Funding AI in Canada: Public investments, Private Interests 

Feb 18, 2021 Chancey Fleet on Digital Frictions and Dark Patterns in Accessible Technology

March 17, 2021 Stephanie Dinkins on Art, AI,  Data Soveriegnty, and In/Equity

March 10, 2021 Morgan Klaus Scheuerman on How We Teach Computer Vision to See Gender and Race

Feb 3, 2021 Dr. Elinor Carmi on Media Distoritions

November 11, 2020 Dr. Joy Lisi Rankin on A People's History of Computing

November 14th, 2019 Dr. Cait McKinney on Crisis Infrastructures

September 5, 2019 event with Mimi Onuoha on Missing Dara Sets


February 17, 2021 Caroline Sinders on Feminist Data Set and CAre BOt

October 5, 2020 Event Co-Hosted with Cinema Politica: Shalini Kantayya (director of Coded Bias)


 October 25th, 2019 Dr. Lauren Klein on Data Feminism

March 11th, 2020 Rackeb Tesfaye on Broad Science, Intersectionality, and Research Communication


February 5th, 2020 Corina MacDonald on Datafication in Scholarly Communications

Oct 21, 2019 Workshop on Open Access and Open Data


January 26, 2020 fireside chat with Dr. Hannah McGregor and Dr. Alex Ketchum

October 21, 2020 event with Dr. Jess McLean on Environmental Costs and Benefits of Digital Technologies


  September 19, 2019 event with Dr. Sarah Myers West on AI and Intersectionality

Rumman Chowdhury on Algorithmic Colonialism (co-hosted with MUTEK IMG), August 2019:

May 14, 2019 event with Suzanne Kite (in 3 parts) on Nonhuman Futures: Ethical Frameworks for AI. 

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