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Shoshana Zuboff, “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism”

Thursday, November 9, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
School of Medicine/Abramsky House
Room: Lecture Theatre 032A
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A reception will be held prior to the lecture in the Lower Atrium at 5:30 pm.

Lecture begins 6:00pm

Professor Zuboff’s In the Age of the Smart Machine, is a pioneering work of Surveillance Studies and a seminal study of the social, economic and emotional consequences of computer technology in the workplace. Today her work focuses on her new book: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism (2018).

Shoshana Zuboff joined the Harvard Business School faculty in 1981. In 2014 and 2015 she was a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. She has been a featured columnist for and for Fast Company magazine. Her career has been devoted to the study of the rise of the digital, its individual, organizational, and social consequences, and its relationship to the history and future of capitalism.

Sponsored by the Principal's Development Fund

Co-presented by the Surveillance Studies Centre, Faculty of Law, Smith School of Business, Queen's Computing, and the Department of Sociology.

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