Jack Z. Bratich

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Rutgers University

Jack Z. Bratich is Associate Professor and Chair of the Journalism and Media Studies Department at Rutgers University. His work applies autonomist social theory to popular culture and social movement media. He is a zine librarian at ABC No Rio and has co-taught courses at Bluestockings Bookstore in New York City. He is author ofConspiracy Panics: Political Rationality and Popular Culture(2008). His most recent publications include editing a special issue of Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies on Occupy Wall Street, and “Adventures in the Public Secret Sphere: Police Sovereign Networks and Communications Warfare” in Cultural Studies Critical Methodologies.

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Secrecy and Transparency

Saturday, December 7th
2:30 - 4:30PM

Past Event

The internet makes possible the unprecedented sharing of, access to, and data manipulation of, individual and social information with far reaching implications for personal privacy, healthcare, citizenship and national security, and for the definitions of personhood, institutional power and information itself. In this roundtable, we aim to explore contemporary notions of privacy, relationships between individuals and between… read more »