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Oana Parvan

Oana Parvan, PhD

  • Lecturer, MSSP Program

Dr. Oana Parvan teaches MSSP AI & Revolution. Maroon Algorithms. She is also the coordinator of the international digital symposium “Recursive Colonialism, Artificial Intelligence & Speculative Computation” (December, 2020).

With a background in Philosophy and Semiotics, Dr. Parvan holds a PhD in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths University of London. Her research focuses on events of resistance and modalities of propagation of dissent, drawing from political theory, media studies and art practices. She is the author of The Arab Spring between Transformation and Capture. Autonomy, Media and Mobility in Tunisia (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2020).

As a member of the research and practice network Sound System Outernational, she has authored and edited work in the field of sound studies.

She was a visiting lecturer in Postcolonial Theory at Goldsmiths, University of London and designed and delivered modules on Refugee Politics and Revolutions at City Lit, London.

Her writing has appeared on MetaMute, Dark Matter and Race & Class.

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