FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Loyola University Chicago to Host
Digital Ethics Symposium Featuring Author and
Communications Expert Lilie Chouliaraki
The Center for Digital Ethics and Policy, housed within Loyola University Chicago’s School of Communication, will host its Sixth Annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics on Friday, November 4.
The daylong symposium will include panels and breakout sessions that focus on a variety of topics, including online trolling and mainstream culture, formal and social dimensions of memetic media, privacy and surveillance, as well as robotic technology and human interaction.
The event is open to the public. For the full schedule and to register, click here.
Media communications expert Lilie Chouliaraki, PhD, will deliver this year’s keynote address. She is a professor and chair of media and communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Chouliaraki’s research includes disaster news, humanitarian and human rights communication, and war and conflict journalism as it applies to mass and digital media. She is also an honorary professor at the Copenhagen Business School and author of The Spectatorship of Suffering.
Other featured speakers include:
- Whitney Phillips, PhD, assistant professor of literary studies and writing, Mercer University
- Ryan Milner, PhD, assistant professor, College of Charleston
- Max Schrems, PhD, privacy activist, founder of Europe v Facebook, and author of Kämpf um deine Daten (Fight for your Data) and Private Videoüberwachung
- Meg Leta Jones, JD, PhD, assistant professor, Communication, Culture & Technology program, Georgetown University
- Julie Carpenter, PhD, author of Culture and Human-Robot Interaction in Militarized Spaces: A War Story
Friday, November 4
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Loyola University Chicago
Water Tower Campus
Regents Hall, 16th Floor
111 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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