digitalculturesnews Reminder: Eyes in the Skies *TOMORROW*

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EYES IN THE SKIES: DRONES AND THE POLITICS OF DISTANCE WARFARE

Tuesday, April 5, 12:00-6:00 pm

KEYNOTE: “Angry Eyes: The God-trick and Geographies of Militarized Vision”
Derek Gregory, Peter Wall Distinguished Professor, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Department of Geography, University of British Columbia.
12:00 -1:00 pm.
2303 King Hall, UCD Law School

PANELS AND TALKS all events to follow in 107 Art Annex.
2:00-6:00 pm

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
Time: 2:10-2:30

2:30-3:15 “Aerial Dispositions and Atmospheric Politics”
Caren Kaplan, American Studies, UC Davis
Andrea Miller, Cultural Studies, UC Davis

3:30-4:15 "Drones: A History from the British Middle East"
Priya Satia, History, Stanford University

4:30-5:15 “Killbox: Gaming the Drone—New Works by Joseph DeLappe”
Joseph DeLappe, Digital Media, University of Nevada-Reno

5:15-6:00 “Virtual Politics: Engaging the Work of Joseph DeLappe”
James Pierce, Center for New Media, UC Berkeley
Amanda Phillips, IMMERSe Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis
Colin Johnson, Performance Studies, UC Davis

Sponsored by the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Surveillance Democracies and the Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures

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