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Lost in the intellectual history of “cyberculture” and automation is the interest it drew from a spectrum of Black radical thinkers in the 1960s. By looking at excerpts from essays, films and other archival materials we will discuss their ideas about automation and cyberculture. We will also look at how they understood the consequences of labor saving technologies on conceptions of black freedom and democracy at the dawn of neoliberalism. I hope we make some connections and parallels to today.
As always, this is free and open gathering designed to forge and develop relationships between the educators, innovators, and change agents that make up the Remake Learning Network. Join us to discuss your craft, address issues, share opportunities, and connect to resources. Learn more at remakelearning.org/meetups
Lunch will be provided with a vegetarian option. Please help reduce food waste by letting us know if you need to cancel your registration. The cut-off date for special food requests is Feburary 13th. Email Ani (address below) with requests.
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