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Dr. Safiya U. Noble Lecture and Q&A

Dr. Safiya U. Noble is an Associate Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she serves as the Co-Founder and Director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2). She holds affiliations in the School of Education & Information Studies and is a Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford where she is a Commissioner on the Oxford Commission on AI & Good Governance (OxCAIGG). Dr. Noble is a board member of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, serving those vulnerable to online harassment. She is the author of a best-selling book on racist and sexist algorithmic bias in commercial search engines entitled Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism (NYU Press), which has been widely reviewed in scholarly and popular publications.

On Sept. 28, 2021, Dr. Noble was announced as a MacArthur Fellow, a significant recognition intended "to enable recipients to exercise their own creative instincts for the benefit of human society."

Please see Dr. Noble's website for more details on her work.

This virtual lecture and Q&A session is free to the public, but you must register to receive a link and code for the event. While you will be able to submit questions at the time of registration, you will also be able to submit during the live session. Questions will require moderator approval.

To register for this Q&A event, please click the "Begin Registration" button below.

This event is sponsored by the OSU Libraries, OSU Center for Africana Studies, OSU Humanities Initiative, OSU Writing Center, and the OSU Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies program.

Thursday, November 4, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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