|1 Dec 2022||17:00-19:00||SG1 (Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site)|
Speaker: Dr Shauna Concannon (Assistant Professor in Computer Science & Digital Humanities at Durham University)
About the speaker:
Dr Shauna Concannon is an assistant professor in Computer Science & Digital Humanities at Durham University. Shauna’s work focuses on the societal and ethical implications of communication technologies. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, they apply and critique computational approaches, often in an attempt to understand how knowledge is linguistically encoded in an increasingly technologically-mediated society.
Shauna started her academic life in the humanities, completing a masters in modernist literature before completing a PhD on deliberation in computer-mediated dialogue in the Computational Linguistics Lab, Queen Mary University of London. More recently, they completed postdoctoral research at the Universities of Cambridge, York and Newcastle, working on intersectional feminist approaches to data science, human-data-interaction and human-machine-communication.