Sept. 10[no talk; introduction to course]
Sept. 17Siddharth Suri
(Microsoft Research)
“Ghost Work: The Labor that Powers AI”
Sept. 24Erika Szymanski
(Colorado State)
“Microbes, metaphors, and how rhetoric matters in STS”
Oct. 1Os Keyes
(University of Washington)
“How Audits Feel, How Audits Fail”
Oct. 8Projit Mukharji
(University of Pennsylvania)
“Genetic Exogeneity”
Oct. 15Jennifer Carroll
(North Carolina State University)
“The Lab in the Streets”
Oct. 22Christian Ross
(Tufts University)
“Public Engagement and Expertise in Heritable Human Genome Editing”
Oct. 29Liz P.Y. Chee
(National University Singapore)
“Introducing Mao’s Bestiary”
Nov. 5Lindsay Weinberg
(Purdue University)
“Education, Surveillance, and Power”
Nov. 12Raquel Velho
(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
“How Wheelchair Users Matter When We Think About Infrastructure and Transport”
Nov. 19Alyssa Battistoni
(Barnard College)
“Biosphere 1, Biosphere 2, and the Problem of Substitution”
Nov. 26[a pause for Thanksgiving Break]
Dec. 3Shannon Dosemagen
(Open Environmental Data Project)
“Leveraging the Knowledge Commons in suppport of environmental justice”
Dec. 10Jane Pryma
(University of Connecticut)
“Pain Management in the Shadow of the Opioid Crisis in the United States and France”