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Why Minorities/Women/Migrants Are Now Central to New Kinds of Research with Big Data
Panel Presentations by Sharon Traweek (UCLA), Diane Yu Gu (UCLA), Reynal Guillen (UCR), Luis Felipe R. Murillo (Harvard), and Jarita Holbrook (University of Western Cape, South Africa).
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Introducing the Filing System in the Post-War Japanese Prosecutor’s Office
Miyako Inoue, Associate Professor at Stanford University
This presentation provides a semiotic and linguistic anthropological analysis of the filing system introduced in the Japanese Prosecutor’s Office in the aftermath of WWII, from the late 1940s to the early 1950s. At this time Taylor’s scientific management and Weberian […]Find out more
A conversation on futures of Science, Technology and Society with Martha Kenney (Women and Gender Studies, SFSU), Jenny Reardon (Sociology, UCSC), and Andy Lakoff (Sociology, USC).
This even is accessible and open to the public.
UCR Science Studies group
Center for Ideas and Society www.ideasandsociety.ucr.edu
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Michael Montoya is the author of Making the Mexican Diabetic: Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality (University of California Press, 2011). He is professor of Anthropology, Chicanx/Latinx Studies, Public Health and Nursing Science at the University of California, Irvine.
The STS Methods series tracks methods by which we surface and elucidate sociotechnical objects, systems, networks, […]Find out more
Christopher Kelty is the author of Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software (Duke University Press, 2008). He is professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he holds appointments in the department of Anthropology, the department of Information Studies, and the Institute for Society and Genetics. The STS Methods series tracks methods […]Find out more
Morana Alač is author of Handling Digital Brains: A Laboratory Study of Multimodal Semiotic Interaction in the Age of Computers, which traces the ways in which fMRI researchers integrate their bodies in the process of producing knowledge from brain scans. Her ethnographic research uses video to engage with ethnomethodology, interactions with technology, gesture, multimodality, and […]Find out more
Audra Mitchell holds the CIGI Chair in Global Governance and Ethics at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, located on the lands of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe and Attawandaron peoples (Waterloo, Canada). She is a founding member of the Creatures’ Collective, an international group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers, knowledge keepers, activists and artists concerned with […]Find out more
Cristina T. Bejarano is a UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow at UCR. She earned her PhD in Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine, where she specialized in the Anthropology of Science and Technology Studies. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Academies of Sciences Ford Foundation.
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