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The Genealogical Sublime: New Narratives of Numerical Selves

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Center for Advanced Study
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Sep 13, 2021   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Julia Creet
Registration
Registration
Contact
Center for Advanced Study
E-Mail
cas@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-6729
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Professor Julia Creet of York University will present on her latest research on the genealogy industry. Her research explores the widespread phenomenon of desiring to know one’s ethnic origins to thus better “know” oneself, as well as the complex practices behind the major organizations with genealogical databases. Her work in multiple media thus explores questions of data privacy, identity politics, ethics, and genetics. Registration is required.

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