Critical Race & Ethnic Studies
Disability Resource Center
Critical Realities Studio
Invite you to “AI, Aliens & Androids: Trans of Color Studies After The Human”—a CRES Work in Progress (WiP) event featuring work by micha cárdenas & Krizia Puig.
CRES Works in Progress events feature one graduate student with a designated emphasis in CRES and one CRES primary or affiliated faculty member, who present in-progress research to foster a robust intellectual community in our program and across campus. Professor cárdenas will be sharing some insights about her AR game “Sin Sol/No Sun,” and Krizia will be presenting excerpts from their experimental essay “The TransAlien Manifesto.”
micha cárdenas, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Art & Design: Games + Playable Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz & the founding director of the Critical Realities Studio. micha cárdenas is writing a new algorithm for gender, race and technology. Her book in progress, Poetic Operations, proposes algorithmic analysis to develop a trans of color poetics.
Krizia Puig is a Feminist Studies doctoral student at UC Santa Cruz, where they also work as the Program Coordinator at the Disability Resource Center, and as a researcher-artist for the Critical Realities Studio. Krizia’s work explores issues related to affective robotics and space exploration, focusing on the study of future Mars settlements through frameworks that include feminist & crip technoscience, critical race & ethnic studies, and astronomy & astrophysics.
WHEN: TODAY, NOV 20, 2019 2:00PM-4:30PM
WHERE: HUMANITIES 1 ROOM 210
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