Conference Program

[Technology as Method/Method as Technology]

The Graduate Center—City University of New York

Friday, November 5, 2010

8:00 am – 3:30 pm

365 Fifth Ave

New York, New York 10016

8:00 am—9:00 am~Registration (room 5414)

9:00 am—9:45 am~Keynote Address

10:00 am—11:15 am~ Session I

11:30 am—12:45 pm~Session II

1:00 pm—2:00 pm~Lunch (room 5414)

2:15 pm—3:30 pm~Session III

Keynote Address

9:00-9:45am

Doing Research: Technology and Method as Socio-material Practices

Annel-Laure Fayard, NYU PolyTech

Skylight Room (9100)

Session I

10:00-11:15am

Panel A: Technology and Capitalism I (room 9206)

Discussant: Stephen Boatright

Stevphen Shukaitis Inside the Garden of Bifurcations: Technologies of Composition,

Recuperation, and the Work of the Soul in Neoliberalism

Saraswathi Anna Subbaraman UNMANNED: Robotic Warfare Made Science Fact in Iraq and Around the World

Stephanie Wakefield Oikonomia, Gestell, Apparatus

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Panel B: Movement(s) and Methods/Technology (room 9100)

Discussant: Michelle Fine

Valerie Francisco Beyond Population: Governmentality, Trauma, and Image-based Performance Texts

Rachel Goffe and Shivaani Selvaraj Annihilation of Space by Media: Making Connections through a Fragmented Neoliberal Landscape

Carolina Munoz Proto Memoscopio: The Role of New Media in the Generation of Usable and Relevant Knowledge about Nonviolence Activism

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Panel C: The Technology of Method (room 9207)

Discussant: Vilna Bashi Treitler

Colleen Eren Social Time as Technology and Newspaper Content Analysis

Jessica Sperling Comparative Qualitative Methodology: Applications, Benefits, and

Complexities

Session II

11:30-12:45pm

Panel A: Innovative Methodologies and Technologies (room 9206)

Discussant: Kate Jenkins

Kim Cunningham The EMDR Machine: Sensory-Affective Methodologies and Psychiatric Culture

Adeola Enigbokan To Retrofit as Method

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Panel B: Methods and Technology in Education (room 9207)

Discussant: Paul Attewell

Kiersten Greene Diary Versus Data: Researching Teacher Blogs

Natalya Petroff Technology-oriented Approaches and Their Contribution to Literacy Research: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Session III

2:15-3:30pm

Panel A: Youth, Technology, and Power (room 9206)

Discussant: Sam Han

Gregory Donovan The Medium is the Message (and the Method): Unpacking the Political Ecology of Cyberdominance and Cyberempowerment in Youth Environments

Benjamin Joseph Nobile Kampler Video Game Ratings and the Archive of Children

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Panel B: Technology and Capitalism II (room 9100)

Discussant: Bruno Gulli

Pamela Brown The End of Society

Tamara Kneese The Digital Afterlife: Personhood and Property in Facebook Memorialization and Online Estate Planning

Ali Syed Smooth Scholarship and the Politics of Assemblage

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Panel C: Methods of TV and Conversation Analysis (room 9207)

Discussant: Patricia Clough

Stephen DiDomenico An Attempt to Bridge the Gap Between Traditional and Technologically-Mediated Approaches to Research on Naturally Occurring Conversation

Elizabeth Miller Television and the Dissemination of Stereotypes

Dana Neacsu Using Bibliometrics in Interpretive Research

HOSTED BY

The Sociology Students Association represents students in the Doctoral Program in Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.                                                   http://ssagc.org

SUPPORTED BY

The Doctoral Students Council is the sole policymaking body representing students in doctoral and master’s programs at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.   http://cunydsc.org

CO-SPONSORS

The Doctoral Program in Sociology   web.gc.cuny.edu/sociology

Center for the Study of Women and Society   web.gc.cuny.edu/womencenter

The Luxembourg Income Study Center web.gc.cuny.edu/liscenter

Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center     memeac.gc.cuny.edu

SPECIAL THANKS

Anne-Laure Fayard

Rati Kashyap

Volunteers

Presenters

Discussants

Conference co-organizers: Heidi Baez, Colleen Eren, Sara Martucci, Elizabeth Miller and Abe Walker

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