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Afro-Brazilian Community Data Networks: Technological Hybridity, Data Decolonization and Human Reaffirmation

September 27, 2023 @
2:30 p.m.
- 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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In this talk, Eduard Arriaga will present an overview of his research on Afrolatinx digital culture in the Americas, emphasizing how Afro-Brazilian groups and organizations are creating networks of hybrid technologies in search of data and technological decolonization. Dr. Arriaga will show how the studied groups adapt and adopt diverse media, digital tools, and platforms from an Afro-Brazilian Black feminism perspective to challenge data and technological determinism. Likewise, he will discuss the way these groups get connected to local, regional, and global nodes to develop critical pedagogies of the digital from the South. The talk will conclude discussing how Afro-Brazilian Community data networks become an example of hybrid Black communal digital practices that require complex approaches that go beyond the boundaries of fields such as the digital humanities.

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September 27, 2023
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


ASEC 303