Dartmouth Events

Numbered Lives: A Tale of Mortality Tables and Pedometers

Dartmouth Library Book Talk

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Baker-Berry Library, East Reading Room
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Lectures & Seminars, Performances

Jacqueline Wernimont, a new Dartmouth faculty member, and the inaugural bearer of the Distinguished Professorship in Digital Humanities and Social Engagement, presents her new book, Numbered Lives: Life and Death in Quantum Media (MIT Press, 2018), in conversation with Paul Young, Chair of Film and Media Studies.  A scholar and artist, Wernimont's work explores the history of pedometers and other forms of Anglo-American quanitification, and their "entanglement with religious, imperial, and patriarchal paradigms."  Free and open to the public.  Please join us! 

For more information, contact:
Jill Baron

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.