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The Anarchist in the Library


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Cultural historian and media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan discusses the battle for control over information in the age of electronic communication. Vaidhyanathan is the author of The Anarchist in the Library: How Peer-to-Peer Networks are Transforming Politics, Culture and the Control of Information.

Part of the lecture series New Ideas on Globalization. Copresented by the Walker Art Center, the University of Minnesota Humanities Institute, the Institute for Global Studies, and the European Studies Consortium. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition How Latitudes Become Forms: Art in a Global Age.