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CalArts WHAP! Lecture Series - Lisa Nakamura, “Automating Racial Empathy: Virtual Reality and the Undercommons”

WHAP! Lecture Series

Lisa Nakamura is the Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor of American Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and coordinator of its Digital Studies Institute. She is the author of four books on racism, sexism, and the Internet.  Her areas of interest include histories of indigenous electronic manufacture in post-war America, content moderation by women of color on social media, and virtual reality’s claims to produce racial and gender empathy.  For more information, please visit

This lecture is presented by the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division


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Contact:  Joy Tribble

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