The opening conference of the doctoral programs in Communication Sciences and Cultural Studies will take place on October 9, at 3 pm, in the Engineering II Auditorium.
“Culture and digital communication: current challenges” is the theme of the conference that marks the beginning of the 2020/2021 school year and which is attended by André Lemos, professor and researcher at the Federal University of Bahia.
André Lemos is a writer and Full Professor at the Faculty of Communication at UFBA and Researcher 1A at CNPq. He is an engineer, Master in Science and Technology Policy at COPPE / UFRJ (1991) and PhD in Sociology at Université René Descartes, Paris V, Sorbonne (1995). He was Visiting Scholar at McGill and Aberta Universities (CNPq – Canada, 2007-2008) and at the National University of Ireland (Capes – Ireland, 2015-2016). He is director of Lab404 – Digital Media, Networks and Space Research Laboratory. His current research is on neomaterialism, communication theories and digital culture (CNPq, PQ / 2019-2024). He has more than 15 published books and numerous national and international articles on digital culture. His latest books are Objects of Bahia. Interviews (Mondrongo, 2020), Beckett’s Ghost (Sulina, 2018), Things (Mondrongo, 2018); This (no) is very Black Mirror (Edufba, 2018), Actor-Network Theory and Communication Studies (Edufba, 2016), The Communication of Things. Cyberculture and Actor-Network Theory (Finalist Jabuti Award 2014 – Annablume, 2013).
For health security issues, the conference will have a limited number of attendees, and it is expected to be broadcast live through a link.