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Public Lecture: Queer Data – Who Counts?

Public Lecture: Queer Data – Who Counts?

19 April 2023 at 9:00:00 am

Data has never mattered more. Our lives are increasingly shaped by it and how it is defined, collected and used. But who counts in the collection, analysis and application of data?

Dr Kevin Guyan (University of Glasgow) will discuss key themes from his book Queer Data: Using Gender, Sex and Sexuality Data for Action (Bloomsbury Academic) including the relationship between data and visibility, the politics of who and how to count, and how data biases are used to delegitimise the everyday experiences of queer communities.


About the Speaker


Dr Kevin Guyan is a researcher and writer whose work explores the intersection of data and identity. He is the author of Queer Data: Using Gender, Sex and Sexuality Data for Action (Bloomsbury Academic), which examines the collection, analysis and use of gender, sex and sexuality data, particularly as it relates to LGBTQ people in the UK. Kevin is a Research Fellow in the School of Culture and Creative Arts at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

 

Public Lecture: Queer Data – Who Counts?

Date: April 19, 2023 (Wed)

Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM

Venue: CPD-1.21

Speaker: Dr. Kevin Guyan

Registration: https://bit.ly/QueerData


**this event is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Globalization and Cultures (CSGC).

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