SSC Virtual Seminar Series

SSC Virtual Seminar Series: Ronak K. Kapadia, Gender and Women's Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA

Reimagine Everything: How Insurgent Aesthetics and Queer Collective Care are Transforming Our Worlds

Wednesday, March 30, 2022


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe by Monday, March 28, 2022.

Abstract:

This talk explores how the Black and brown Midwest has become the epicenter of twenty-first century insurgent rebellion against the...

SSC Virtual Seminar Series: Carissa Veliz, Faculty of Philosophy and the Institute for Ethics in AI, University of Oxford, USA

Title TBA

Wednesday, March 16, 2022


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe by Monday, March 14, 2022.

Abstract:

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About the speaker:

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Everyone welcome!

For more information about our seminars, please visit: https://www.sscqueens.org/events/seminar-series

SSC Virtual Seminar Series: Luke Stark, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario

Artificial Intelligence, Prediction, and the Conjectural Sciences

Wednesday, March 2, 2022


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe by Monday, February 28, 2022.

Abstract:

In this paper I argue ML-driven science involving certain categories of data is fundamentally “conjectural.” Such “conjectural science” produces conclusions reliant on...

SSC Virtual Seminar Series, joint with Department of History at Queen's: Sarah Igo, Department of History, Vanderbilt University, USA

Title TBA

Wednesday, February 16, 2022


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe by Monday, February 14, 2022.

Abstract:

TBA


About the speaker:

TBA

Everyone welcome!

For more information about our seminars, please visit: https://www.sscqueens.org/events/seminar-series

SSC Virtual Seminar Series: Catherine Stinson, Philosophy and School of Computing, Queen's University

Adversarial Perception in Deep Learning Networks

Wednesday, February 2, 2022


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe by Monday, January 31, 2022.

Abstract:

Deep Learning (DL) networks are the current great hope for artificial intelligence. They have achieved impressive feats like approaching or surpassing human performance on image recognition (including...

SSC Virtual Seminar Series: Marco Antônio Sousa Alves, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

New Power Regimes and Forms of Surveillance: The Pandemic as a Laboratory of Power

Wednesday, January 19, 2022


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe.

Abstract:

What are the main features of the new contemporary power regime and the emerging forms of surveillance? I intend to investigate this question...

SSC Virtual Seminar: David Eliot and David Murakami Wood, Surveillance Studies Centre

Minding the FloCs: Alphabet’s AI-first strategy and transformations in surveillance capitalism

Seminar recording available here.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*Due to the limited capacity of the online-meeting platform, we have to adopt a first-come-first-serve principle. We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe...

SSC Virtual Seminar Series: Sarah Brayne, The University of Texas at Austin

Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing

Wednesday, November 3, 2021


12:30 – 2:00 pm

Seminar recording available here

*We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe by Monday, November 1, 2021.

Abstract:

Computational procedures increasingly inform how we work, communicate, and make decisions. In this talk, Brayne draws on interviews and...

SSC Virtual Seminar Series: Alex Luscombe, University of Toronto

COVID-19 and the `Policification` of Public Health Policy in Canada

Wednesday, November 17, 2021


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe


Abstract:

In the fall of 2019, the world saw the emergence and global spread of a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) capable of causing acute respiratory syndrome (COVID-19) in...

SSC Virtual Seminar Series: Alana Saulnier, Department of Sociology, Queen's University

Procedural Justice Concerns and Technologically Mediated Interactions with Legal Authorities

Seminar recording available here

Wednesday, September 29, 2021


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*Due to the limited capacity of the online-meeting platform, we have to adopt a first-come-first-serve principle. We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.

Please RSVP to Joan Sharpe by Monday, September 27, 2021.


Abstract:
As new...