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Prof Caroline Bassett

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Professor of Digital Humanities in the Faculty of English and Director of Cambridge Digital Humanities

Caroline leads Cambridge Digital Humanities, an interdisciplinary research centre working between multiple units and faculties at the University of Cambridge. She is lead UK investigator on IFTe, an AHRC and Irish Research Council network exploring gender, technology and Digital Humanities. Caroline researches, writes and teaches on questions arising around the intersections between technologies and cultural forms and practices with an interest in critical theory, gender and technology, AI and digital futures. Recent publications include Furious, a co-authored monograph written with Sarah Kember and Kate O’Riordan (Pluto, 2020) and journal articles including work on automation anxiety and AI.

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Screenings and Events

Two new Assistant Professors join the Centre for Film and Screen

27 April 2022

The Centre for Film and Screen is delighted to announce that we have recently appointed two new Assistant Professors in Film and Screen Studies. Kareem Estefan and Xin Peng will be joining the Centre in September 2022 and will also both make History of Art their departmental home. These appointments result from and respond...