Big Ideas: Peep Culture. Featuring Hal Niedzviecki

Thursday, September 24, 2009 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Archived

Carol Shields Auditorium, Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street

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Citing phenomena as disparate yet connected as reality TV, Facebook, surveillance cameras, and Twitter, writer and culture commentator Hal Niedzviecki suggests that a well-established fascination with celebrities is gradually shifting toward a growing obsession with watching ourselves and our neighbors. As pop culture morphs into peep culture, what are the implications for individuals and communities?.

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Millennium Library

  • 251 Donald Street