In this episode of Digital Alchemy, Moya Bailey interviews Wendy Chun, the Canada 150 Research Chair in New Media at Simon Fraser University and leader of the Digital Democracies Institute. Dr. Chun discusses how her personal and academic histories converged, motivating her interdisciplinary leadership in digital network and social justice research. She offers a behind-the-scenes take on her book, Discriminating Data: Correlation, Neighborhoods, and the New Politics of Recognition, and discusses how Digital Alchemy has influenced her work.
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
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Associate Professor | Department of Communication Studies
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Canada 150 Research Chair in New Media | School of Communication
Director | Digital Democracies Institute
Twitter - @whkchun
Twitter - @SFU_DDI
Works referenced in episode:
Chun, W. H. K. (2021). Discriminating data: Correlation, neighborhoods, and the new politics of recognition. MIT Press.
Chun, W. H. K. (2008). Control and freedom: Power and paranoia in the age of fiber optics. MIT Press.
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