Archive for February 6th, 2008

conference at nyu

February 6, 2008

The NYU Council for Media and Culture and the NYU Steinhardt

Department of Media, Culture, and Communication


Radars & Fences: When the Paradigm of Discipline and Control Collide

Tentative Conference Schedule
Thursday, March 6, 5:00-8:30 pm
NYU School of Law
40 Washington Square South
Vanderbilt Hall
Room 206

5:00 – 5:15 pm Welcome

  • Ted Magder, NYU Council for Media & Culture; Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, NYU Steinhardt

5:15 – 5:30 pm Conference Overview

  • Marco Deseriis, doctoral candidate, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, NYU Steinhardt

5:30 – 8:00 pm PANEL: The Military between Transparency and Secrecy


  • James DerDerian, Professor of International Studies, Watson Institute, Brown University
  • Trevor Paglen, Artist and experimental geographer, Department of Geography, University of California, Berkeley
  • John Sifton, Human rights attorney, Executive Director of One World Research

Invited Moderator:

  • Stephen Duncombe, NYU Council for Media & Culture; Gallatin School, NYU

8:00 – 8:30 pm Reception

Friday, March 7, 10:00-2:00 pm
NYU Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South
Room 803
10:00 am – 1:00 pm PANEL: The Signature and the Password: Data banks and information flows


  • David Lyon, Director of the Surveillance Project, Queen’s University, Toronto
  • Ron Deibert, OpenNet Initiative, University of Toronto


  • Helen Nissenbaum, Information Law Institute; Department of Media, Culture and Communication, NYU Steinhardt

1:30 – 2:00 pm Closing Remarks & Reception