Theoretical debates, research approaches and discursive regimes pertaining to the datafication of everyday life, data and living environments, and the quantified control of the future. Emphasis on the production of databased knowledge and the influence data have on the material and social world.

Course presentations include:
Week 1 - Introduction – Data Stories and Conceptualizing data?
Week 2 - Assemblages, Dashboards & Control Rooms
Week 3 - Facts & Data
Week 4 - Indicators & Categorization
Week 5 - Administrative and Survey Data
Week 6 - Standards
Week 7 - Mapping
Week 8 - Big Data
Week 9 - Probability & Risk
Week 10 - Data Infrastructure
Week 11 - Assemblages, Genealogies and Dynamic Nominalism

COMS5225
Carleton University
doi.org/10.22215/tplauriault.courses.2018.coms.5225
Lauriault - Course collection

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School of Journalism and Communication

Lauriault, T.P. (2018). Critical Data Studies 2018 - COMS5225. Lauriault - Course collection. Carleton University. doi:10.22215/tplauriault.courses.2018.coms.5225