Racism, Technology, and Social Protest: A Community Dialogue

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Date(s) - 12/04/2015
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


url-1An informal dialogue led by professors Anthony Hatch and Jennifer Tucker that will foster group discussion of the historical and social contexts in which people use technologies, specifically communication and visual technologies, to analyze and challenge racism.

Prof. Hatch is the author of Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America (forthcoming) and teaches courses on science and technology studies, critical social theories, and cultural studies of health and medicine.

Prof. Tucker specializes in science and technology studies and the history and theory of photography, and is completing a new book, Caught on Camera: A History of Photographic Surveillance and Resistance and, with Jennifer Mnookin (Dean, UCLA Law School), a Sourcebook on Photography and Law. Both teach in the Science in Society Program at Wesleyan.

Friday, December 4, 2015 12:30pm – 2pm PAC 001


Jennifer Roach is the Civic Engagement Fellow in Allbritton for the academic year 2015-2016. She is a recent Wesleyan alumni, class of 2014. Since graduating, she has moved to Hartford to continue developing Summer of Solutions Hartford, an urban farming internship program she worked on during her time at Wesleyan.