upr-header-1.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Programs

Jodi Byrd And Digital Animus In The Age Of Liberation, Wednesday's Access Utah

25809156487_b89261b3bd_b.jpg

Jodi Byrd joined Tom Williams to discuss the next lecture in the USU College of Humanities’ Tanner Talks series: “Digital Animus in the Age of Liberation.”

Jodi A. Byrd is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma and associate professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she works on critical Indigenous studies, queer Indigenous studies, and critical technology studies. Her talk examines the videogame “Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation” to explore how this media illuminates the complex dynamics of empire, settler colonialism, and Indigenous dispossession.