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‘Critical Data Studies’ category

October 14th, 2020

ILS 23000:  Data Science and Society: Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues  Meeting Time:  DIS Instructor:  Kendall Roark This course provides an introduction to Ethical, Legal Social Issues (ELSI) in Data Science. Students will be introduced to interdisciplinary theoretical and practical frameworks that can aid in exploring the impact and role of Data Science in society. more…

May 1st, 2020

At Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies, we are dedicated to the persistent pursuit of the next giant leap. Nearly every one of Purdue’s 40,000+ students engages with Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies during their academic careers, and the expertise of our faculty and liaison librarians spans across all colleges and departments. more…

February 3rd, 2020

Ruha Benjamin will give the Spring 2020 Critical Data Studies Distinguished Lecture “Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code” at 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 17 in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. The hourlong talk will be followed by a half-hour Q&A with the audience. The event is free and open to the public. Benjamin more…

October 28th, 2019

Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies (PULSIS) will offer four new digital scholarship-related information and library science (ILS) courses in Spring 2020. According to Matt Hannah, assistant professor of Digital Humanities, PULSIS, the courses are designed to provide students with important skills related to Digital Humanities, data science, archival science, and data management. more…

August 29th, 2019

Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities Matt Hannah has been busily laying the foundation for an ongoing and robust discussion about digital humanities (DH) and to advance digital scholarship overall at Purdue. Since he started at Purdue in March 2018, he has put together and delivered many DH workshops more…

February 15th, 2019

“Critical Data Studies is an emerging interdisciplinary field that addresses the ethical, legal, sociocultural, epistemological, and political aspects of data science, big data, and digital infrastructure.” There is a great deal of talk about data-driven research and “Big Data” at Purdue and, in general, in the business and education sectors across the U.S. For example, more…

January 30th, 2019

Courtesy of Purdue News Service In an increasingly automated world, what if artificial intelligence (AI) tools are harmful to poor people? They just might be. Virginia Eubanks, associate professor of political science at the University of Albany, SUNY, will address this question in her lecture “What IF AI tools Punish the Poor?” She argues that more…