Artificial Intelligence, Activism, and Art

Tue July 6th 2021, 12:00 - 1:00pm
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Summer Session, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI)
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Artificial Intelligence, Activism, and Art

What can art do for artificial intelligence? What can AI do for art? What might be artful intelligence? And informed by critical race & gender studies, what does activism look like in these spaces & communities for creative practitioners and scholars alike?

Michele Elam is the William Robertson Coe Professor of Humanities in the English Department at Stanford University, a Faculty Associate Director of the Insittute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence and a Race & Technology Affiliate at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. At Stanford, she has served as the Director of the interdisciplinary graduate Program in Modern Thought and Literature (MTL), the Director of African & African American Studies, and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the English Department. Nationally, Elam has served as Chair of the Executive Committee for the Black Literatures & Culture Division of the Modern Language Association (MLA) and on the Executive Council for the American Literature Society at MLA.

Note: This event is only open to Stanford students and staff.