University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Surveillance & Infrastructure


Spring 2019

Friday, February 22, BiWeekly Meeting in Wilson 117, 12pm - 1:30pm (lunch served)

Jack Davidson, Professor of Computer Science and Director of Cyber Defense Program of Study, and Samuel Lengen, Research Associate in the Center for Data Ethics and Justice at the Data Science Institute, will present on their current work with a general discussion to follow.


Past Events

Thursday, April 6

3:30 - 5pm in Wilson 142, a Workshop with Shoshana Magnet.

6pm - 7:30pm in Wilson 142, "Affective Technologies: Gender, Race, and Behavioral Biometrics," a lecture by Shoshana Magnet.

This seminar is part of the IHGC’s annual 2018 Humanities Week (April 2-6).

About Shoshana Magnet

Shoshana Magnet is Associate Professor at the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa. She is co-editor of Feminist Surveillance Studies (2015) and the author of When Biometrics Fail: Race, Gender and the Technology of Identity (2011). She completed her Ph.D. at the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; her master's degree in Sociology and Equity Studies at the University of Toronto; and her undergraduate degree in Arts & Science at McMaster University.