Chun, Wendy

 

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Wendy Chun is an associate professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University.  She has studied both Systems Design Engineering and English Literature, which she combines and mutates in her current work on digital media.  She is author of Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics (MIT, 2006), and co-editor (with Thomas Keenan) of New Media, Old Media: A History and Theory Reader (Routledge, 2006).  Her articles have appeared in Critical Inquiry, differences, and grey room, amongst other places.  She is currently working on a monograph entitled Programmed Visions: Software, DNA, Race (forthcoming MIT, 2010).


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On her book Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics
(Our Cover Feature of March 17, 2009)