Lancaster University’s Lucy Suchman’s concern is with the asymmetric distributions of sociotechnologies of (in)security, their deadly and injurious effects, and the legal, ethical, and moral questions that haunt their operations.
The Battle of Algiers as Ghost Archive: Specters of a Muslim International
Sohail Daulatzai on The Battle of Algiers’ “competing narratives, a battleground over the meaning and memory of decolonization and Western power, and a site for challenging the current imperial consensus.”
Neglected Public Property: The Study of Media Infrastructures
To Professor Lisa Parks, the air itself has become a medium controlled by drone warfare.
Military Training and Compelling Experience
Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi will talk about the various meanings of what counts as a “compelling experience” for military simulation — and how this phrase “compelling experience” can be used as a thematic marker for differentiating the present moment from cold war-era immersive simulations.