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The Allowable Limit of Disability

Gabrielle Hanley-Mott , June 22nd, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio The Allowable Limit of Disability read by the author, Gabrielle Hanley-Mott In February 2022 a court in Norway …


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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Epistemologies – The Line Between Bodies and Ideas?

Nathan Klembara , May 31st, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to an audio recording of this piece read by Nathan Klembara A recent trend in the sciences is the attem…


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Viral Entanglements in Malaysian Porcine Worlds

Kymberley Chu , May 12th, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to an audio recording of this piece read by Kymberley Chu Content warning: This blog post contains photo…


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Thinking in Constellations: Problematizing Indigeneity in the Atacama Desert, Chile

Valentina Moraima Acuña Bravo , May 10th, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio . In October 2021, I flew from the capital of Chile to the driest desert in the world—the Atacama Desert, a…


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Alliances and Institutional Partnerships for an Engaged Anthropology of Science and Technology

Catarina Morawska , April 26th, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to this post read by the authors here. Conceptual transformations and emerging thematic agendas in the a…


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Powerpoint Karaoke, a Ph.D. Version

Zhou Zhou , April 14th, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to an audio recording of this post read by Zhou Zhou “You win the lottery! You are a millionaire! You…


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People Are Not Fixed Media

Ritwik Banerji , April 12th, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to an audio recording of this post as read by Ritwik Banerji Sensory ethnography continually emphasizes …


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Climatic Futures and Tree Response-ability: Can Urban Forests Restore Human-Tree Relations?

Tayeba Batool , April 5th, 2022


Listen to an audio recording of this post read by Tayeba Batool This browser does not support HTML5 audio How do we account for the agency of trees…


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​​Traveling but Not Arriving: Hieroglyphics of Caste in Computing

P V , March 29th, 2022


Listen to an audio recording of this post read by P V This browser does not support HTML5 audio When I landed in Bangalore in early 2020, it…


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Netlicks and Chill: Digitalization and Food Politics in Taste the TV (TTTV) Technology

Ashley Thuthao Keng Dam , March 15th, 2022


Listen to an audio recording of this post read by Antonio Oraldi This browser does not support HTML5 audio Digital technologies have increasingly penetrated asp…


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From Amusement to Conscientization: The Purpose of Media Literacy in the Age of Misinformation

Annie Arulraj , February 15th, 2022


In one of my first classes in my Undergraduate program in Media Studies, our Professor displayed a prominent newspaper. The masthead and the front page borders were red…


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Platypus in 2022

Svetlana Borodina , January 25th, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Photo by the author. As the new year and the new semester have been off to (hopefully) a good start, Platypus…


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Automating the Beast: Modern Police Power and the (Digi)Dog

Austin Hoffman , December 9th, 2021


As an undergraduate, I worked multiple jobs to make ends meet. For one of those jobs, I was a kennel attendant at a veterinary clinic and  earned $7.75…


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Confronting Legacies of Toxic Goodness: Speculative Reflections from the 4S 2021 Annual Meeting

Jessica Caporusso , December 7th, 2021


This piece was originally posted on November 24, 2021 on the EnviroSociety blog here. To cite, please use the following: Caporusso, Jessica, Duygu Kaşdoğan, and Katie Ulrich. 2021….


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Moving Towards Disability

Gabrielle Hanley-Mott , December 2nd, 2021


December 3rd is the UN’s International Day for People with Disabilities. The theme of 2021 was “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”….


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Insights on Entrepreneurship and Non-Salaried Labor in Latin America

Susana Rita Presta , November 23rd, 2021


Photomontage by Fernanda Ruiz. The problem of unemployment and underemployment in Argentina emerges as acutely pressing and very complex. The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses’ last report…


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Enigmas of Corporeal Justice: Surrogacy and Legality in India

Ritu Ghosh , November 17th, 2021


Over the last two decades, India has become a popular global destination for what is commonly referred to as reproductive tourism, wherein clients travel from one part of…


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Who Decides What We Measure in Health Tech?

Gabriella Kountourides , November 9th, 2021


At present, there are several problems in women’s health that still remain poorly characterized and understudied. In my research on one such issue, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), it is…


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Alchemy, Metallurgy, and Modern Chemistry in Post-Medieval Europe: An Intersection of Archaeological Science and the History of Science

Yi-Ting Hsu , November 2nd, 2021


Oil on Canvas of a experimental demonstration, public domain What is the first image conjured up in your mind by the word “alchemy”? Influenced by popular culture, it…


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West African Migration: The Dangers of a Single Story

Alice Hertzog , October 19th, 2021


“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.”  Chimamanda Ngozi…


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Coming Soon: The MultiRepository

Owen Kohl , October 14th, 2021


This post introduces a new collaborative project coming soon to CASTAC: an archive of online platforms that highlights how researchers have utilized different communicative modes and media in…


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Fetishes or Cyborgs? Religion as technology in the Afro-Atlantic space

Giovanna Capponi , October 12th, 2021


(Editor’s Note: This blog post is part of the Thematic Series Data Swarms Revisited) Exú, the trickster god, Axé Ilé Oba – São Paulo (photo by Giovanna Capponi)…


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“Legibility by Invitation”: Rohingya Refugees and the Struggle for Political Recognition

Nursyazwani Jamaludin , September 28th, 2021


Once, in mid-August 2018 in a café tucked away in Klang Valley, Malaysia, Husin, my Rohingya research collaborator, and I sat with Fatimah, a young Rohingya woman. As…


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Not allowed to have a small heart: Tourette Syndrome

gregdowney , September 27th, 2021


Sometimes I feel ashamed to be close with my friends.“How come you’re so distant? Just come over here, it’s no problem, you know.”I’m not allowed to have a…


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