[acc-cca-l] SHERRY TURKLE - a conversation about her EMPATHY DIARIES at UQAM
Exposition Ecran Total
ecrantotal at uqam.ca
Tue Dec 14 13:47:29 MST 2021
We have the pleasure to welcome Sherry Turkle<https://sherryturkle.mit.edu/> (MIT) as a special guest for the closing event of ECRAN TOTAL<https://ecrantotal.uqam.ca/accueil/symposium/> (UQAM) on January 18, 2022 via ZOOM<https://uqam.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqcuqpqDkrG9Hai9Xz3c78S04FK3dJSNFP> at 6pm. She will talk about her recent book, The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir<https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/585731/the-empathy-diaries-by-sherry-turkle/> (Penguin Press, 2021). It ties together her personal story with her groundbreaking research on technology, empathy, and ethics. You can find a book review here: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/01/books/review-empathy-diaries-memoir-sherry-turkle.html.
Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT, and the founding director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Professor Turkle received a joint doctorate in sociology and personality psychology from Harvard University and is a licensed clinical psychologist. Professor Turkle writes on the “subjective side” of people’s relationships with technology, especially computers. She is an expert on culture and therapy, mobile technology, social networking, and sociable robotics.
All the best,
Ola Siebert (doctoral candidate at UQAM and coordinator of ECRAN TOTAL)
The co-curators of ECRAN TOTAL
Amandine Alessandra (UQAM), Marine Baudrillard (Cool Memories), Carole Lévesque (UQAM), Katharina Niemeyer (UQAM) and Magali Uhl (UQAM)
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