tour

New York to San Francisco: my U.S. conference tour (October 20-29, 2015)

If you happen to be in one of these fine US cities, come meet me. I’ll be on a tour to promote a coupla books of mine. Talks are open (but you have to register), plus it’s always a pleasure to have a chat afterwards.

Tour dates

New York City, The New School
Digital Labor in a Material World
I’ll be presenting my latest book Qu’est-ce que le digital labor? (INA, 2015) at the New School, ft. Richard Maxwell (Queens College, CUNY),  Laura Y. Liu and Trebor Scholz (New School).
Oct. 20, 2015
4:30-6PM
The New School, Orozco Room, 66 West 12th Street, 
Room A712
, New York, NY 10011.

 

Pittsburgh, City of Asylum
Four theses on mass surveillance and privacy negotiation
A salon reading about my book Against the Hypothesis of the End of Privacy (Springer, 2014) at the-now mythical Pittsburgh City of Asylum, a sanctuary for exiled and endangered writers in residence.
Oct. 22, 2015
7-9PM
City of Asylum, 330 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh,PA 15212.

Boston, Boston Book Festival
Trolls (and what they do to the public sphere)
The French Cultural Center host a talks co-presented with the Boston Book Festival. I’ll be chatting with internet activist Willow Brugh about problematic speech online, its dark sides and how to turn it into a field of opportunities for social justice and civil rights. Somewhat based to my book Les Liaisons Numériques (Seuil, 2010).
Oct. 24, 2015
2-4PM
The French Cultural Center, 53 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA 02116.

 

Berkeley, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley Center for New Media
Negotiating privacy and transparency: a digital labor?
My keynote speech at the Manufacturing Transparency international conference. Based on my books Against the Hypothesis of the End of Privacy (Springer, 2014) and Qu’est-ce que le digital labor? (INA, 2015).
Oct. 28, 2015
9-10AM
Berkeley Center for New Media, 426 Sutardja Dai Hall, University of California Berkeley, CA 94720.

Santa Clara, Santa Clara University, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
How can someone be a troll?
From Montesqieu to internet trolls… A public lecture at the very heart of the Silicon Valley, to define the ethical role of tech companies in overcoming present-day ambivalent attitudes towards trolling. Based on my books Les Liaisons Numériques (Seuil, 2010) and Qu’est-ce que le digital labor? (INA, 2015).
Oct. 29, 2015
7-8:30PM
Santa Clara University, Vari Hall, The Wiegand Center, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053.

NB: unfortunately, due to a time conflict the seminar about “pro-ana” and ED-sufferers online communities previously scheduled at the University of Southern California, Institute for Health Promotion Research, Los Angeles, has been cancelled.

Thanks to the Book Department of the NYC French Embassy and the San Francisco French consulate for building this thing up from scratch.