Data Banked Bodies: New Global Technologies of Power



Stephen Pfohl

Dr. Stephen Pfohl’s presentation, “Data Banked Bodies: New Global Technologies of Power” is a mixed-media performance exploring the social, psychic, and economic dynamics of information — intensive forms of global capitalist technology.

Stephen Pfohl is Professor and Chairperson of the Sociology Department at Boston College where he teaches courses on social theory, deviance and social control, postmodernity, social psychoanalysis, and the sociology of technology, art, and culture. The author of numerous books and articles, including Images of Deviance and Social Control (McGraw Hill, 1994), Death at the Parasite Cafe (St. Martin’s press 1992), and the forthcoming Venus in VideoCybernetics and Ultramodern Power. Stephen is also Past President of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, a member of the editorial board of CTheory, performance artist, and founding member of the Boston-based Sit-Com International.

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