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Robertson Professor of Media Studies and Director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia

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Siva Vaidhyanathan is the Robertson Professor of Media Studies and director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia.

He is the author of "Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction" from Oxford University Press, published in 2017, and The Googlization of Everything -- and "Why We Should Worry" from the University of California Press, published in 2011. He has written two previous books: "Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity" (New York University Press, 2001) and "The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash between Freedom and Control is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System" (Basic Books, 2004). He also co-edited (with Carolyn Thomas) the collection, "Rewiring the Nation: The Place of Technology in American Studies" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007).

Vaidhyanathan directs the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia, which produces a television show, a radio program, several podcasts, and the Virginia Quarterly Review magazine. He has appeared in an episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to discuss early social network services. Vaidhyanathan has appeared in several documentary films, including "Terms and Conditions May Apply" (2013), "Inside the Mind of Google" (2009), and "Freedom of Expression" (2007). In 2016 Vaidhyanathan played a prominent role in the higher-education documentary, "Starving the Beast." Vaidhyanathan was portrayed as a character on stage at the Public Theater in New York City in a play called "Privacy" (2016). Vaidhyanathan serves on the board of the Digital Public Library of America.

Vaidhyanathan has written for many periodicals, including The New York Times, Bloomberg View, American Scholar, Dissent, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times Magazine, Slate.com, BookForum, Columbia Journalism Review, Washington Post, The Guardian, Esquire.com, The Virginia Quarterly Review, The New York Times Book Review, and The Nation. He is a frequent contributor to public radio programs. And he has appeared on news programs on BBC, CNN, NBC, CNBC, MSNBC, and ABC.

After five years as a professional journalist, he earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Vaidhyanathan has also taught at Wesleyan University, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Columbia University, New York University, McMaster University, and the University of Amsterdam. He is a fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities and a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. He was born and raised in Buffalo, New York and resides in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy

Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy

Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction

Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction

The Googlization of Everything

The Googlization of Everything

The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash Between Freedom and Control Is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System

The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash Between Freedom and Control Is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System

Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity (Fast Track Books)

Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity (Fast Track Books)

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Siva Vaidhyanathan Biography

Siva Vaidhyanathan is the Robertson Professor of Media Studies and director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia.

He is the author of "Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction" from Oxford University Press, published in 2017, and The Googlization of Everything -- and "Why We Should Worry" from the University of California Press, published in 2011. He has written two previous books: "Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity" (New York University Press, 2001) and "The Anarchist in the Library: How the Clash between Freedom and Control is Hacking the Real World and Crashing the System" (Basic Books, 2004). He also co-edited (with Carolyn Thomas) the collection, "Rewiring the Nation: The Place of Technology in American Studies" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007).

Vaidhyanathan directs the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia, which produces a television show, a radio program, several podcasts, and the Virginia Quarterly Review magazine. He has appeared in an episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to discuss early social network services. Vaidhyanathan has appeared in several documentary films, including "Terms and Conditions May Apply" (2013), "Inside the Mind of Google" (2009), and "Freedom of Expression" (2007). In 2016 Vaidhyanathan played a prominent role in the higher-education documentary, "Starving the Beast." Vaidhyanathan was portrayed as a character on stage at the Public Theater in New York City in a play called "Privacy" (2016). Vaidhyanathan serves on the board of the Digital Public Library of America.

Vaidhyanathan has written for many periodicals, including The New York Times, Bloomberg View, American Scholar, Dissent, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times Magazine, Slate.com, BookForum, Columbia Journalism Review, Washington Post, The Guardian, Esquire.com, The Virginia Quarterly Review, The New York Times Book Review, and The Nation. He is a frequent contributor to public radio programs. And he has appeared on news programs on BBC, CNN, NBC, CNBC, MSNBC, and ABC.

After five years as a professional journalist, he earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Vaidhyanathan has also taught at Wesleyan University, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Columbia University, New York University, McMaster University, and the University of Amsterdam. He is a fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities and a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. He was born and raised in Buffalo, New York and resides in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Siva Vaidhyanathan Videos

  • The operating system of our lives | Siva Vaidhyanathan | AMICAL 2020
  • Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects People and Undermines Democracy

Siva Vaidhyanathan Books

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  • How much does it cost to book Siva Vaidhyanathan?

    Booking fees for Siva Vaidhyanathan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Siva Vaidhyanathan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Siva Vaidhyanathan?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Siva Vaidhyanathan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Siva Vaidhyanathan for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Siva Vaidhyanathan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Siva Vaidhyanathan or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Siva Vaidhyanathan is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Siva Vaidhyanathan for your event is available upon request. Siva Vaidhyanathan generally travels from Charlottesville, VA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Chris Seper, Joe Sabia, Shradha Agarwal and Rishi Shah, Igor Beuker and Lucie Greene. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Siva Vaidhyanathan for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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