Faculty Recruiting Support CICS

Computing & Social Justice Lecture Series

The Computing and Social Justice Lecture Series brings UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences researchers and the public together to critically assess how computing innovation intersects with vitally important issues like structural bias, civic participation, economic inequality, and citizen privacy.

All lectures in this webinar series will be held virtually via Zoom.
 

Face Recognition and Regulation: Q & A with Erik Learned-Miller 
Presenter: Professor Erik Learned-Miller
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | Zoom webinar 
Webinar Recording

 

AI Analysis of Racism in Sports Journalism & College Coaching: Q & A with Mohit Iyyer 
Presenter: Assistant Professor Mohit Iyyer   
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | 4:00 pm ET | Zoom webinar 
Event Page

 

Title TBA 
Presenter: Assistant Professor Narges Mayhar 
Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 4:00 pm ET | Zoom webinar 

 


Why are AI Systems Racist, Sexist, and Generally Unfair, and Can We Make Them Fair?: Q & A with Philip Thomas
Presenter: Assistant Professor Philip Thomas
Thursday, January 14, 2021 | 4:00 pm ET | Zoom webinar