Cyborgs & Citadels

9780933452978

Anthropological Interventions in Emerging Sciences and Technologies

--

1998

Downey, Gary Lee., Joseph Dumit (Eds.) Cyborgs & Citadels: Anthropological Interventions in Emerging Sciences and Technologies. School of American Research Advanced Seminar Series. 1998, SAS Press

»How I Read

desk-bridge

Notes on reading modes sent to a grad class: I wanted to respond to the questions raised during our class regarding what kind of a reading I have been doing over these weeks.¬† I see it as close (as opposed to general), constructive (as opposed to deconstructive), positive (as opposed to negative), generous (as opposed Continue reading…

+
-

»Artificial Participation

ConversationMap-VLSC.jpg

An Interview with Warren Sack Appears in Zeroing in on the Year 2000: The Final Edition (Late Editions 8 ) George E. Marcus, Editor (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000). Preface: Recently I was talking with a friend, relating an incident that had happened to me when my word processing program froze, when I realized Continue reading…

+
-

»Biomedicine as Culture

Biomedicine as Culture

Co-edited with Regula Burri in 2008.¬†Biomedicine as Culture: Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life (Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society), best described through contents: Introduction REGULA VAL√ČRIE BURRI AND JOSEPH DUMIT PART I Social and cultural studies of biomedicine 1 Medicalizing culture(s) or culturalizing medicine(s) STEFAN BECK 2 Metaphors of medicine Continue reading…

+
-