My book based on my food allergy advocacy research, Food Allergy Advocacy: Parenting and the Politics of Care, is now out from the University of Minnesota Press! You can order it via the press, via online retailers, or request it from your local bookshop.
EASST/4S 2020 CFP: Health Made Digital
I am co-organizing a conference panel for EASST/4S 2020 with RPI PhD Candidate Hined Rafeh, titled Health Made Digital. The panel has been accepted in the Medicine and Healthcare track of the conference as an open panel. Abstracts accepted until February 29, 2020.
Science, Technology, and Society Syllabus
In the spring 2019 semester, I am teaching my fourth introduction to STS class at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Read on for the reading list and assignment descriptions.
EPIC 2018 Salon: Ethnography and AI
We are moving into a world in which artificial intelligence and machine learning are shaping the spaces we engage with and through and changing our prosthetic capabilities. What does this mean for ethnographic praxis?
Wakanda University at AAA 2018
This year’s American Anthropology Association(AAA) theme is Resistance, Resilience, Adaptation. The Laboratory of Speculative Ethnology brings Wakanda University to the AAA as an embodiment of all three of these principles. Wakanda University at the AAA will be an ethnofuture space beyond whiteness that challenges anthropology from the ground up.
July 12-13: Cyborg Anthropology Workshop
This workshop, offered through my research group Implosion Labs in Brooklyn, NY, provides a deep dive into cyborg theory and cyborg anthropology. The workshop will explore how a cyborg anthropology approach uniquely combines grounded research on the realities of human-technology interactions with an openness to speculation and imagination.
Michel Foucault: Biopolitics and Beyond at The Brooklyn Institute
In a lecture given at the Collège de France in 1976, Michel Foucault declared, “One of the basic phenomena of the nineteenth century was what might be called power’s hold over life.” This observation is the basis of biopower, a theory of politics that has since spread to many corners of contemporary social thought.
Computing Cultures at The Brooklyn Institute
How did computing technologies come to structure our everyday practices and political sensibilities in such profound ways?
Fancy Feast, an essay about the gendered and racializing implications of current American food trends, is now available at Real Life.
nerd nite NYC: Cyborg Feminism and the Future of Technology
Join me on Friday, October 13, 2017 at nerd nite NYC. Doors and trivia at 7pm, talks start at 8:20pm, cover and other information at the link. I’ll be speaking on Cyborg Feminism and the Future of Technology.
Decolonizing Digital Storytelling
Video of the September 17, 2017 panel is available from the Jump Into VR Fest Facebook page.
Jump Into VR Festival: Digital Storytelling Panelist
Join me in New York City on Sunday, September 17th at 5:40pm for the panel “Empathy Generator? Decolonizing Digital Storytelling”!
The Politics of Infrastructure: Review from the New York Academy of Medicine
The New York Academy of Medicine Library reviewed my June 2017 Brooklyn Institute class, The Politics of Infrastructure.
Guest appearance: Two and a Bottle Podcast, Episode 73
In June, I appeared on the Brooklyn-based Two and a Bottle podcast. I spoke with hosts Brandon and Deej about … More
Donna Haraway course at BISR starts July 13
My upcoming course (new and improved for 2017!), Donna Haraway: Gender, Science, and Objectivity at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, starts July 13th at The Workmen’s Circle in New York, NY. Course meets for 4 weeks and is capped at 20.
Science, Race, and Colonialism at BISR starts July 10
My upcoming course, Science, Race and Colonialism at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, starts July 10th at The New York Academy of Medicine. Course meets for 4 weeks and is capped at 20.
CFP: 2017 Science, Technology, and Medicine Graduate Paper Prize
The Science, Technology, and Medicine (STM) interest group of the Society for Medical Anthropology is pleased to welcome submissions for the 2017 STM Graduate Student Paper Prize. This prize is awarded annually for a paper that offers an innovative approach to issues in science, technology, and medicine. Deadline is July 1st, 2017.
Politics of Infrastructure at BISR starts June 5
What does it take to build an infrastructural system? What kind of norms do infrastructures enforce, and what kinds of people do they allow to thrive? What kinds of worlds do they make possible? The Politics of Infrastructure at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research starts Monday, June 5th at the New York Academy of Medicine.
Social Reproduction at BISR Starts June 8
Social Reproduction at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research starts June 8th at Verso Books in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
AAA 2017 CFP: Bodies and Their Boundaries
Inspired by multispecies ethnography and science studies approaches, this panel proposes that we reconsider relationships between humans and other species through a lens of play–not just play for fun, but play that matters, that engages, tests, challenges, and remakes how one is in the world.