Conference, April 5th | Eyes in The Skies: Drones and the Politics of Distance Warfare
EYES IN THE SKIES: DRONES AND THE POLITICS OF DISTANCE WARFARE
Tuesday, April 5, 12:00-6:00 pm
KEYNOTE: “Angry Eyes: The God-trick and Geographies of Militarized Vision”
Derek Gregory, Peter Wall Distinguished Professor, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Department of Geography, University of British Columbia.
12:00 -1:00 pm.
3201 King Hall, UCD Law School
PANELS AND TALKS all events to follow in 107 Art Annex.
2:10-2:30 INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
2:30-3:15 “Aerial Dispositions and Atmospheric Politics”
Caren Kaplan, American Studies, UC Davis
Andrea Miller, Cultural Studies, UC Davis
3:30-4:15 “Drones: A History from the British Middle East”
Priya Satia, History, Stanford University
4:30-5:15 “Killbox: Gaming the Drone—New Works by Joseph DeLappe”
Joseph DeLappe, Digital Media, University of Nevada-Reno
5:15-6:00 “Virtual Politics: Engaging the Work of Joe DeLappe”
James Pierce, Interactive Designer
Amanda Phillips, Mellon Digital Cultures Fellow, UC Davis
Colin Johnson, Performance Studies, UC Davis
Sponsored by the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Surveillance Democracies and the Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures