Dr. Yuriko Furuhata: Manufacturing Artificial Weather (environmental technologies and transpacific experiments in atmospheric control)
Dr. Yuriko Furuhata will speak about her work on environmental technologies and transpacific experiments in atmospheric control. Q+A follows
This event will be virtual with professional live captions.
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Dr. Yuriko Furuhata will speak about her work on environmental technologies and transpacific experiments in atmospheric control. This talk will be followed by a Q and A period. The talk is entitled “Manufacturing Artificial Weather: From Cold War Futurology to Smart Air-Conditioning.”
Dr. Yuriko Furuhata is associate professor and William Dawson Scholar of Cinema and Media History in the Department of East Asian Studies, an associate member of the Department of Art History and Communication Studies, and a core faculty member of the World Cinemas Program at McGill University in Montréal, Canada. She is the author of Cinema of Actuality: Japanese Avant-Garde Filmmaking in the Season of Image Politics (Duke University Press, 2013), which won the Best First Book Award from the Society of Cinema and Media Studies. She has published articles in journals such as Media+Environment and Grey Room and edited volumes, such as Screen Genealogies, Media Theory in Japan and Animating Film Theory.