After the field: unboxing digital methods and producing data in digital anthropology

Roundtable Call for Discussants American Anthropological Association 2016 November 16-20 Minneapolis, MN Please contact Nadia Elmrabet at elmrabet.nadia@gmail.com about participating in this roundtable. Deadline April 12, 2016 After the field: unboxing digital methods and producing data in digital anthropology Organizer: Nadia Elmrabet (University College London) This “debriefing” roundtable session sets out to give a platform to […]

Call for Proposals: Celebrating Communities of Practice in Digital Humanities

Call for Proposals: Celebrating Communities of Practice in Digital Humanities Digital Frontiers 2016 In celebration of its Fifth Anniversary, Digital Frontiers invites members of the digital humanities community to submit proposals sharing their passions as they engage in digital endeavors.  Proposals that discuss how digital researchers situate themselves within this community of practice will be […]

Digital Anthropology at 14th EASA Conference

In this post I am going to provide an overview about those panels at the 14th EASA Biennial Conference entitled “Anthropological legacies and human futures” (Milan, Italy, 20-23 July 2016) which deal with digital media technologies and related issues. This also offers some insight into digital anthropology related research in the European context which in […]

Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary graduate student conference entitled “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time,” to be held at Indiana University, Bloomington on March 26-28, 2015. Join us for the 13th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. […]

Studying With: Relation and method in the technoscientific field

Studying With: Relation and method in the technoscientific field Since Laura Nader (1972) suggested that anthropologists turn their attention “up,” using the ethnographic gaze to bring powerful informants down to size, the anthropology of expertise has been entwined with concerns about the politics of method. The anthropology of scientists, engineers and other experts raises new […]

Producing Design: Ethnographies of Inequality and Difference in Digital Technologies

Producing Design: Ethnographies of Inequality and Difference in Digital Technologies Organizers: Jordan Kraemer (UC Irvine/UC Berkeley) and Angela VandenBroek (Binghamton University, SUNY) Please contact us if you’re interested in participating, and send proposed abstracts of 250 words to Jordan (jordan@jordankraemer.com) on or by April 7. Technology companies have long been attentive to interface and interaction […]