Title: The Root of the Problem
In this lecture Dr. Nardi will discuss sustainability's relation to the current economic system, with attention to interpreting the Anthropocene historically.
For more about her recent work on this topic, see: https://www.informatics.uci.edu/explore/faculty-profiles/bonnie-nardi/
When: Wednesday, March 11, 3-4:30 p.m.
Where: GVU Cafe
About Dr. Nardi:
Bonnie Nardi is Professor Emeritx in the School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. An anthropologist, she studies computing and political economy, as well as social life on the Internet, especially video gaming. Her most recent book, Heteromation and Other Stories of Computing and Capitalism (co-authored with Hamid Ekbia), was published in 2017 by MIT Press. She co-edits the MIT Press Acting with Technology Series with Kirsten Foot and Victor Kaptelinin. She is a senior editor at the journal Mind, Culture, and Activity (Taylor and Francis), the flagship journal for activity theory. Bonnie is interested in radical approaches to sustainability and is a founding member of the Computing within LIMITS Workshop Series. She received a 2020 SIGCHI Social Impact award for the work on sustainability.
This talk is made possible by support from the Center for Computing and Society.
If you are interested in meeting with Dr. Nardi while she is here, please let me know (firstname.lastname@example.org).