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Screenshot Genealogies

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018. 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Meeting Location: 
Humanities Center Boardroom
Digital Aesthetics: Critical Approaches to Computational Culture
Meeting Description: 

Professor Gaboury will share recent work related to a genealogy of the screenshot. Please contact Jeff Nagy ( for the pre-circulated reading.

Jacob Gaboury works in the areas of digital media, visual culture, media archaeology, and queer theory. His teaching and research interests include 20th century histories of technology and computation, queer and feminist science and technology studies, computer graphics and digital game studies, and the intersection of contemporary art and technology. His forthcoming book, titled Image Objects (MIT Press), offers a material history of early computer graphics in the United States told through a set of five technical objects that shape and structure the production of most all contemporary digital images.