Thursday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 306, JW Marriott
Narrating Bits and Producing Bytes: Illness Narratives in Algorithmic Culture
A special session. Presiding: Olivia Banner, Univ. of Texas, Dallas
1. “Algorithmic Medicalization under Affective Biocapitalism,” Olivia Banner
2. “Critical Autopathography in Fred Ho’s Diary of a Radical Cancer Warrior,” Michelle Huang, Penn State Univ., University Park
3. “Epidemiological Maps as Narrating Contagion and Premediating Risk,” Kim Knight, Univ. of Texas, Dallas
For abstracts, visit kimknight.com/bitsandbytes after 1 Dec.