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Co-opting AI: Race

  • 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor New York, 10003 US (map)

This event is organized by NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge.

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge invites you to a presentation and discussion of Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code (Polity, 2019) by Ruha Benjamin, Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures (forthcoming from NYU Press, 2020) by André Brock, and Black Software: The Internet & Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter (forthcoming from Oxford University Press, 2019) by Charlton McIlwain. The event is part of our series on “Co-Opting AI” and will feature the authors Ruha Benjamin, André Brock and Charlton McIlwain in a conversation moderated by Mona Sloane. It will explore the complex entanglements of race and ethnicity with technology, cyberculture and inequality.