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Two Geniuses Walk into a Zoom

Two Geniuses Walk into a Zoom

A Conversation with Tressie McMillan Cottom & Mary L. Gray

The MacArthur Foundation recently announced its 2020 MacArthur Fellows, which include two BKC Faculty Associates, Tressie McMillan Cottom and Mary Gray.  

Join us in celebration and conversation as they discuss their previous and forthcoming projects as well as explore the intersections of their equally impressive research. The event will be moderated by Joan Donovan. 

Tressie McMillan Cottom is an associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science and senior research fellow with the Center for Information, Technology and Public Life at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and author, most recently, of Thick: And Other Essays.

Mary L. Gray is Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and Faculty Associate at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.

Joan Donovan is the Research Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. Dr. Donovan leads the field in examining internet and technology studies, online extremism, media manipulation, and disinformation campaigns.

This event will be recorded. Video and audio will be available a few days after the event.  

Oct 20, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET