Faculty Highlight

  • HDD21 - Mini Film Festival Coded Bias Talkback

    Monday, Apr 12, 2021
    The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) promised the elimination of errors of human prejudice. Yet while conducting research on facial recognition technologies, computer scientist Joy Buolamwini uncovered that some algorithms could not detect her Black face until she put on a white mask.
  • It Was Always White Supremacy

    Friday, Apr 9, 2021
    Maria and Julio talk with ITT All-Stars Renée Graham, a columnist for The Boston Globe, and Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Princeton University, about the murder trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
  • Conversation with Artists Annalee Davis and Julie Gough

    Friday, Apr 9, 2021
    This event brought together two contemporary artists, Annalee Davis and Julie Gough, in conversation with Dr. Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Art & Archaeology at Princeton University, for a discussion on how their artistic practices are invested in exploring and highlighting the medical and scientific legacies of imperialism.
  • Are We Automating Bias?

    Monday, Apr 5, 2021
    Glad You Asked host Joss Fong wants to know: Why do we think tech is neutral? How do algorithms become biased? And how can we fix these algorithms before they cause harm?
  • Time for Black Studies [Session Two]

    Thursday, Mar 25, 2021
    In the wake of Covid-19 and uprisings in response to a climate of anti-blackness, join us for a conversation about time, temporality, and Black life: how time is racialized, how race is temporalized and how time is wielded as a tool of racialized violence. Why are some able to use time, while others are largely used and abused by it? Why is it that some are able to own time, while others can only owe it? Together, let us make time to think about what it might look like to move from liberal to liberatory futurities. 
  • 'Race For Profit': An Author's Response

    Monday, Mar 22, 2021
    I am grateful for the four essays in response to Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership and the insights they bring to the many different policy and historical narratives in the book. In doing so, they collectively point our attention to the persistence of housing insecurity and inequality in the post-1968 period.


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