Distinguished Lecture Series

Upcoming Events

Jeff Hancock
Oct 26, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jeff Hancock is a leading expert on technology’s role in deception and trust. Hancock is a psychologist and a professor at Stanford University in Communication.
Jessica Hullman
Nov 9, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jessica Hullman is a leading expert in information visualization and uncertainty. Hullman is an information scientist and computer scientist by training, and an associate professor at Northwestern University.
Kate Starbird
Nov 16, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Kate Starbird is a leading expert on how people use social media to seek, share, and make sense of information and misinformation. Starbird’s training is in technology, media, and society, with an emphasis on HCI, and she is an associate professor at the University of Washington.
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Nov 30, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
David Rand is a leading expert in the psychology of misinformation. Rand is a systems biologist and psychologist and runs MIT’s Human Cooperation Lab.

Previous Events

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Mar 19, 2008, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Is the Web A Threat to Our Culture?March 19, 4:00 pmJoin Andrew Keen and Paul Duguid in a debate about Web 2.0 , moderated by Geoffrey Nunberg.
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Feb 6, 2008, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Henry Jenkins"Combating the Participation Gap: Why New Media Literacy Matters"Wednesday, February 6, 2008, 4:00-5:30 pm
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Nov 28, 2007, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Mitch Kapor"Disruptive Innovations I Have Known and Loved - Part 3: Virtual Worlds"Wednesday, November 28, 2007South Hall
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Nov 14, 2007, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Mitch Kapor"Disruptive Innovations I Have Known and Loved - Part 2: The Internet and the World Wide Web"Wednesday, November 14, 2007South Hall
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Oct 17, 2007, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Carl Malamud"(Re-)Defining the Public Domain"Wednesday, October 17, 2007, 4:00-6:00 pm202 South Hall
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Oct 3, 2007, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Mitch Kapor"Disruptive Innovations I Have Known and Loved - Part 1: The Personal Computer"Wednesday, October 3, 2007South Hall
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Sep 12, 2007, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Richard Stallman, Free Software Foundation Copyright vs Community in the Age of Computer Networks September 12, 2007, 4:00-6:00pm South Hall
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Feb 21, 2007, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Brian Cantwell Smith, University of Toronto"Pilot Project for a Future University"Wednesday, February 21, 2007202 South Hall, 4:00pm-5:30pm
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Feb 14, 2007, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
"Democratizing Innovation" Eric von Hippel, MIT February 14, 2007, 4:00pm-5:30pm 202 South Hall
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Nov 17, 2006, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Manuel Castells, USCMobile Network SocietyFriday, November 17, 2006, 12:30pm-2:00pm202 South Hall
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Oct 11, 2006, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Marc A. Smith, Microsoft Research Pictures of Traces of Places, People, and Groups October 11, 2006, 4:00pm-5:30pm 202 South Hall
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Oct 4, 2006, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Fred B. Schneider, Cornell University What Price Insularity? Dialogs about Computer Security Failings<
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Sep 27, 2006, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Judith Donath, MIT Media Lab Signals, Truth and Design September 27, 2006, 4:00pm-5:30pm
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Mar 22, 2006, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Quentin Hardy, Silicon Valley Bureau Chief at Forbes magazine, delivered the second lecture in the Spring 2006 distinguished lecture series, taking the audience on a speculative journey into the future of the humanities.
Mar 1, 2006, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

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