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CANCELLED – Mara Mills: The History of Impairment

April 17, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


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Unfortunately, Mara Mills: The History of Impairment, has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Mara Mills is Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University with expertise in sound studies, disability studies, business history, the history of electronics, and the history of the telephone. Her book Hearing Loss and the History of Information Theory is forthcoming from Duke University Press. Mills is currently working on the history of optical character recognition and, with Jonathan Sterne, she is co-authoring a book titled Tuning Time: Histories of Sound and Speed. She has published articles in Technology & Culture, IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Grey Room, differences, Social Text, and PMLA, among many other academic journals.

This event is part of the Science, Technology, and Society (STS) lecture series, and is co-sponsored by the Departments of American Culture; Communication and Media, Center for Ethics, Society and Computing (ESC) and UM Initiative in Disability Studies.

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