Talk Recordings Now Available!

The recordings of our recent talks are now available online!

Fall 2020

Nov 12, 2020: Digital Divisions: Schools as Socializing Agents for Digital Participation 

  • Dr. Matt Rafalow, Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley, social scientist at Google, presents his research on the ways teachers differently socialize their students' expectations for digital participation by student class and race.
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Winter 2021

Jan 7, 2021: Toward a Digital Bill of Rights

  • Prof. Ramesh Srinivasan discusses his efforts to create a Digital Bill of Rights in dialogue with national leaders, academics, and activists, together with CITS’s Amr El Abbadi (Computer Science) and Lisa Parks (Film & Media Studies).
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  • Sonja Diaz and Cristina Beltrán discuss uneven misinformation campaigns via social media channels targeted at Chicana/x and Latina/x communities and the actions needed to combat such problems.
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Recordings of CITS Affiliates’ presentations to other groups (i.e., events not hosted by CITS)

March 4, 2021: Making Art Work

March 5, 2021: Protecting Your Digital Self: the Credibility of Misinformation

  • The UC Systemwide Cybersecurity Team and the UCSB Information Security office kicked off their webinar series by hosting an interview with Miriam Metzger (Communication) by Joe Walther (Communication). Dr. Metzger reviewed traditional assumptions and new research findings illuminating how people mitigate negative effects when they deliberately transmit misinformation and fake news through social media.
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