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Welcome to the 21st Allied Media Conference!

This year we have gone VIRTUAL! AMC kicks-off Thursday July 23rd!

Browse all of our sessions below. Session times are listed by default in Eastern Standard Time.

We are excited to host 24 Virtual Network Gatherings this year. Network gatherings are taking place before and after conference and many are INVITE ONLY, those that are open to new guests will be updated in Sched. To learn more about Network Gatherings go here.

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Friday, July 24 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm

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In a world suffused with corporatized, industrialized, and militarized “big data”and exploitative, extractive AI, how might we reimagine data practices aligned with intersectional feminist processes?

As part of this session, attendees will be able to select to be part of 1 of 3 breakout groups:
  • REIMAGINE, accountable creative practice; 
  • REVOLT, community engagement;
  • or REFUSE.


Tonia Sutherland

Feminist Data ManifestNO - SOURCE Hawaiʻi - University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Tonia is a community engaged scholar and educator at the University of Hawaiʻi. Global in scope, her work focuses on entanglements of technology and culture. She does critical and liberatory work that focuses on in/justice in archives, data, and technology.

Jasmine Rault

Feminist Data ManifestNO - Digital Research Ethics Collaboratory, University of Toronto
Jasmine’s research focuses on mediations of gender, race and sexuality in architecture and design, digital cultures and economies, arts and social movements. This includes publications on the confluence between “coloniality, digitality and architectural modernity.”

TL Cowan

Feminist Data ManifestNO - Digital Research Ethics Collaboratory, University of Toronto
Digital Research Ethics; Performance Art; Digital Archives; Anti-colonial scholarship; collaboration; creation-based research; makeup; movies; television; food; feelings. 
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Anita Say Chan

Associate Professor, Feminist Data ManifestNO - Community Data Clinic - University of Illinois, Urbana
Anita is a community data collaborator, who founded the Community Data Clinic at the Univ. UIUC to extinguish the data chauvinism of the global tech industry, and empower the rich decolonial, feminist data methods innovated by community-based researchers... Read More →
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Catherine D'Ignazio

Data Feminism - Data + Feminism Lab, MIT
Catherine is a hacker mama, writer, and artist/designer who focuses on feminist technology, data literacy and civic engagement. She has designed women’s health hackathons, global news recommendation systems, talking and tweeting water quality sculptures, and walking data visual... Read More →
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Lisa Nakamura

Professor, Feminist Data ManifestNO - Digital Studies Institute, University of Michigan
Lisa has been writing about digital media, race, and gender since 1994. She works on virtual reality and toxic embodiment, women of color and how they create and maintain the Internet, and the many reasons that Internet research needs ethnic and gender studies.

Patricia Garcia

Assistant Professor, Feminist Data ManifestNO - School of Information, University of Michigan
Pat specializes in research on race, gender, and technology. She studies how culturally responsive practices can promote computing participation among youth of color. She leads active partnerships with various groups from Black Girls Rock! to Ypsilanti District Library.
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Lauren Klein

Associate Professor, Emory University
Lauren is a scholar and teacher whose work centers on data, data science, and data’s history, with an emphasis on issues of gender and race. Her current projects include an alternative history of data visualization and a data-driven analysis of nineteenth-century abolitionist m... Read More →
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Marika Cifor

Assistant Professor, Information School, University of Washington
Marika Cifor is a feminist scholar and educator of digital and archival studies. She is an Assistant Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington. Her work looks at how individuals and communities marginalized by gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity, and HIV-status... Read More →

Friday July 24, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT