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Faculty Panel: "AI and the Humanities"

Friday, March 1 at 3:00pm

Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR

The advent and rapid proliferation of Generative AI (Artificial Intelligence that can produce text, images, and other media) pose complex technical and ethical challenges and opportunities for researchers, scholars, and teachers in nearly every field. A panel of three UO humanities scholars with extensive expertise in the philosophy of AI, computation, digital humanities, information politics, and data ethics will engage, through perspectives rooted in the humanities, the challenges that AI and other data-driven technologies increasingly present today.

Ramón Alvarado, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Data Science Initiative; Data Ethics Coordinator.

Mattie Burkert, Associate Professor of English; Director, Minor in Digital Humanities; Interim Director, New Media and Culture Certificate, and Principal Investigator and Project Director for the London Stage Database. 

Colin Koopman, Professor of Philosophy, author of How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person, and project lead of the Our Data, Our Selves web project. 

Please register.