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SHERRY TURKLE - THE EMPATHY DIARIES
Sign language interpretation/Interprétation en langue des signes: American Sign Language, ASL and/et Langue des signes québécoise, LSQ

We have the pleasure to welcome Sherry Turkle (MIT) as a special guest for the closing event of TOTAL SCREEN/ECRAN TOTAL (https://ecrantotal.uqam.ca/). She will be in conversation with Katharina Niemeyer (UQAM) and Olga Siebert (UQAM) about her recent book, The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir (Penguin Press, March 2021). It ties together her personal story with her groundbreaking research on technology, empathy, and ethics.

Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT, and the founding director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Professor Turkle received a joint doctorate in sociology and personality psychology from Harvard University and is a licensed clinical psychologist. Professor Turkle writes on the “subjective side” of people’s relationships with technology, especially computers. She is an expert on culture and therapy, mobile technology, social networking, and sociable robotics.

Jan 18, 2022 06:00 PM in Montreal

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