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Ruha Benjamin: "Race to the Future—Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology and Society"

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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The Institute for Policy, Ethics, and Culture is presenting "Justice in Transition," a virtual speaker series in March and April. Ruha Benjamin will speak  on Tuesday, April 13, at 7:00 pm via Zoom Webinar.

Ruha is a professor in the department of African American Studies at Princeton University where she studies the social dimensions of science, technology, and medicine. Her presentation is titled "Race to the Future—Reimagining the Default Settings of Technology and Society" and will explore the role of technology in racial discrimination.

Alexandra Morrison, assistant professor of philosophy will host discussion and Q&A following Ruha's presentation.

 

Learn more about Ruha Benjamin here: https://www.ruhabenjamin.com/

Learn more about the Justice in Transition speaker series here: https://mtu.edu/ipec

Register for Zoom webinar here: https://michigantech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XVgiX9cGSbqDYZOw6QzQ3g

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