Genealogies of the Excessive Screen: Bernard Geoghegan (DATE CHANGE)

Event time: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
Whitney Humanitites Center, Room 208 See map
53 Wall Street
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Bernard Dionysius Geoghegan is an historian and theorist of digital media holding appointments as a senior lecturer at Coventry University and a visiting associate professor at Yale University. He also works as a curator and educational programmer for the Anthropocene Project at Haus der Kulturen der Welt. His research investigates how changes in media technology interweave with changes in popular culture, science, and the physical environment. He has edited essay collections on media philosopher Gilbert Simondon, on media and the occult, and on media theorist Friedrich Kittler. Bernard’s essays and translations appear in journals including Critical InquirySubStanceIEEE Annals on the History of Computing, and Theory, Culture & Society. He may be reached online at

Joanna Radin received her Ph.D. in History and Sociology of Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research examines the social and technical conditions of possibility for the systems of biomedicine and biotechnology that we live with today. She has particular interests in the history of scientific collections, biological anthropology, public health, humanism, and research ethics.