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Does the Net Work? Analyzing the Social Implications of the World Wide Web

Date: 3:00pm PDT April 4, 2016 Location: Templeton Campus Center

Templeton Campus Center

Jack Lule

Jack Lule is professor and director of global studies and the Globalization and Social Change Initiative at Lehigh University. His research covers a plethora of topics, including international communication, globalization and the media, and cultural and critical studies. As a scholar on the subject of globalization and communications, Lule frequently contributes to various newspapers, periodicals, and books. He has also contributed to many media outlets including BBC and the National Public Radio.

Benjamin Mako Hill

Benjamin Mako Hill is assistant professor of communications at the University of Washington. With extensive knowledge in the field of open-source development as a founding member of Ubuntu, Hill examines the evolution and success of peer-based communities. He sits on the Free Software Foundation Board, and the advisory councils for the Knowledge Foundation and the Wikimedia Foundation.