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An interdisciplinary workshop that will consider questions of scale posed by the rise of Big Data as a cultural and political force. The workshop will address how new notions of information as property, and its harvesting from people in contexts ranging from shopping to health care to social media, condition humanistic inquiry and its concepts of the individual and the collective.