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Dr. Marika Cifor on Viral Cultures: Activist Archiving in the Age of AIDS
March 8 @ 18:00 - 19:30
Dr. Marika Cifor will speak about Viral Cultures: Activist Archiving in the Age of AIDS: the Visual AIDS’s Archive Project and Artist+ Registry, as part of the 5th Season of the Feminist and Accessible Publishing and Communications Technologies Speaker and Workshop Series, organized by Dr. Alex Ketchum and co-hosted by the DIGS Lab.
The talk will be followed by an audience Q and A.
This is a virtual/online event and you need to sign up on eventbrite to get the zoom link (we do this to prevent zoombombing)
Dr. Marika Cifor is an Assistant Professor in the Information School at University of Washington and an adjunct faculty member in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies. She is a feminist scholar of archival studies and digital studies. My research investigates how individuals and communities marginalized by gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity, and HIV-status are represented and how they document and represent themselves in archives and digital cultures. This multidisciplinary scholarship uncovers how archives and digital technologies and cultures are shaping identities, experiences, and social movements.