“Slow Disaster at the Digital Edge ”

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

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


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.