“Slow Disaster at the Digital Edge ”


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Presenter: 
Jackie Orr
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 5:30pm
Location: 

Department of Anthropology
Main Quad - Building 50
Room 51A (Colloquium Room)

Bio: 

Jackie Orr, Associate Professor of Sociology, Maxwell School, Syracuse University. Orr’s work focuses on contemporary and feminist theory; critical studies of technology, science and psychiatry; and cultural politics. She is the author of Panic Diaries: A Genealogy of Panic Disorder and recently performed: “Daddy Does Cybernetics: Diary of a Mental Patient,” a solo 60-minute live performance piece with video collage which is part political theater, part social history of U.S. Cold War culture and new cybernetic forms of social control.