[UIUC] MDIA590 / IS596: AI + Democracy – Fall 2020: CRN: 63181 (MDIA590) / 73527 (IS596) – 4 credit hours

Course Readings + Schedule

Readings and Schedule

Week 1 (8/26): Introduction
Week 2 (9/2)– Technodeterminism: Freedom, Control, Democracy Week 3 (9/9): Seeing AI Labs
Week 4 (9/16): AI Histories
In Class:
Week 5 (9/23): Surveillance Capitalism
Padlet - Merton Questions: https://padlet.com/achan47/Bookmarks 
Padlet - Zuboff Questions: https://padlet.com/chan_anitaj/bmw23roh65pkhyle
Padlet - Foucault Questions: https://padlet.com/chan_anitaj/Bookmarks

Week 6  (9/30): AI Engines: Big Data LabsOptional:
Week 7 (10/7): AI + Labor
Week  8 (10/14): Race + Tech – Surveillance
Week 9 (10/21): Gender, Race + Tech – Biometrics/BiotrackingWeek 10 (10/28) Disinformation + AI
Optional:
Week 11 (11/4): AI + Ethics
Optional:
Week 12 (11/11): Human Machine Reconfigurations
Week 13 (11/18): Surveilling Poverty
Week 14 (11/25): NO CLASS /THANKSGIVING BREAK 

Week 15 (12/2): Presentations – FINAL CLASS

Week 16 (12/9): Presentations – FINAL CLASS