CJS Thursday Lecture Series | Cyborg Able-ism: Critical Insights From the Not So ‘Uncanny Valley’ of Japan
Jennifer Robertson is Professor of Anthropology and the History of Art at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is also on the faculty of the Stamps School of Art and Design and the Robotics Institute, and a faculty associate in the Science, Society and Technology Program, among others. Robertson earned her PhD in Anthropology from Cornell University in 1985, where she also earned a B.A. in the History of Art in 1975. The author of seven books and eighty articles, her new book, Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation, is forthcoming from the University of California Press. http://www.jenniferrobertson.info/
Photo Caption: Jennifer Robertson in a HAL exoskeleton climbing a staircase at Cyber Studio, Tsukuba, Japan (November 2015).
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Asia, Japanese Studies|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, History of Art, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Anthropology|
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