Fall 2023 Schedule

DateSpeakerTalk TitleModality
Sept. 8[no talk; introduction to course]
Sept. 15Alexis Shore
(Boston University)
“We Hit Turbulence: The Role of Interpersonal and Platform-Based Privacy Rules on Screenshot Collection and Sharing”in-person
Sept. 22Nick Juravich
(UMass Boston)
“Labor and the Politics of Knowledge Production”in-person
Sept. 29Penn Loh
(Tufts University)
“Community Labor United and the Green Justice Coalition”in-person
Oct. 6Paul Rubinson
(Bridgewater State)
“Science and Human Rights: A History”in-person
Oct. 13Andy Stuhl
(Tufts University)
“Sonic Automation”in-person
Oct. 20Avneet Hira
(Boston College)
“Affordances and disaffordances of technology and design in engineering education”in-person
Oct. 27Tina Wei
(Harvard University)
“The History of Fatigue in the Workplace”in-person
Nov. 3Elena Sobrino
(Tufts University)
“Living with Crisis: Reflections on Fieldwork in Flint”in-person
Nov. 10[no talk – Veteran’s Day]
Nov. 17Sancha Medwinter
(UMass Amherst)
“How Race, Class, Space, and Institutions Intersect during Urban Disasters”in-person
Nov. 24[no talk – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec. 1Beth Rosenberg
(Tufts University)
“The Politics of Work: Lessons from decades in awful workplaces”in-person
Dec. 8[no talk – final course meeting]