Fall 2013
"Technology Changes"

November 15, 2013
2-3 p.m., George C.S. Benson Auditorium
Women, Pedagogy, and Technology at The Claremont Colleges

Professors and administrators will share a variety of projects and initiatives at The Claremont Colleges that focus upon innovative efforts to improve the education of girls, women, and under-represented populations in STEM fields and others that rely upon technology.

Dialogues on Feminism and Technology
Alex Juhasz’ FemTechNet Feminist MOOC project; Sharon Irish, University of Illinois and Radhika Gajjala, Bowling Green State University

Making CS Fun for All
Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College and HMC Professors Colleen Lewis, Zachary Dodds and Melissa O’Neill

DIY Ethos Revisited: Online Feminist Networking
Audrey Bilger, Faculty Director of the Center for Writing and Public Discourse at Claremont McKenna College

Cultivating the Next Generation of Stem Faculty from Underrepresented Groups
Muriel Poston, Dean of Faculty at Pitzer College

Future Opportunities: The Claremont Center for Digital Humanities
Jacque Wernimont, Assistant Professor of English at Scripps College

Internationalizing Women’s Education: Altering Environments, Shifting Identities
Kebokile Dengu-Zvogbo, Associate Dean of International Programs at Pitzer College

This event is free and open to the public.

 

Past Event

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Atherton Lecture and Dinner

Lisa Nakamura

Public Lecture: 4:00-5:30 p.m., Benson Auditorium
Private Dinner: 5:45 p.m. (by invitation only)

Lisa Nakamura
“When internet shaming crosses the lines: racial spectacle and memetic culture”
Lisa Nakamura is a professor in the departments of American Cultures and Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Nakamura has been writing about digital media since 1994. Her book, Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures of the Internet, discusses the visual cultures of the Internet and the type of information we seek online. She is interested in the emergence and immense popularity of racially themed websites that are created by, for and about people of color.