Northwestern Events Calendar

Apr
8
2024

Mara Mills - "Fading: Radio, Illness, and Ralph Hartley's 'Information'"

When: Monday, April 8, 2024
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM CT

Where: University Hall, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: Janet Hundrieser   (847) 491-3525

Group: Science in Human Culture Program - Klopsteg Lecture Series

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Speaker

Mara Mills, New York University

Title

"Fading: Radio, Illness, and Ralph Hartley's 'Information'"

Abstract - TBD

Biography

Mara Mills is Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University and founding co-director of the NYU Center for Disability Studies. She is also a founding editorial board member of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience. She is recently co-editor of Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality (Oxford 2020), Crip Authorship: Disability as Method (NYU 2023), and a forthcoming special issue of Osiris on "Disability and the History of Science" (July 2024). Other upcoming publications include the NSF-funded edited collection How to be Disabled in a Pandemic (NYU 2024), a coauthored book with Jonathan Sterne on time stretching, and an NEH-funded collaborative research project with Michele Friedner on "The Global Cochlear Implant."

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