Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 10am-11:30pm
Room 101, 80 Carolina, SF Campus
Patricia G. Lange, Assistant Professor of Critical Studies and Visual & Critical Studies at CCA, is an anthropologist studying digital media. Her work focuses on technical identity performance, mediated communication, informal learning, and use of digital video to express the self and accomplish civic engagement. Her book Kids on YouTube: Technical Identities and Digital Literacies(Routledge/Left Coast Press, 2014) analyzes how kids negotiate technical forms of identity and develope crucial new skills by participating on YouTube. Lange earned an MA in International Policy Studies and a BA in History from Stanford University. She received an MA and Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Michigan.