History of ConsciousnessHISC 221 Surveillance Culture: Privacy, Publicity, Art, and Critical Social Practice

Examines how artists and activists are responding by using surveillance technologies to look over "big brother's" shoulder and to create greater awareness of privacy issues. Course pays particular attention to metadata, big data, bio-power, and the relationship between various forms of surveillance with respect to privacy, publicity, and free speech.


Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.