Department of Anthropology

Technology and Culture lecture series

WSU Vancouver Anthropology Department and the River Cities Anthropology Society, in collaboration with the Creative Media and Digital Culture program, is offering a series of talks this year by anthropologists working on, or with, new technologies. This includes the exploration of the impacts of photography, as well as the ethnography of hi-technology workers and worksites, and the role of recorded and digital media in the production of cultural memory.

October 14, 2010, Dr. Dawn Nafus, Intel Corporation, "Ethnography of Product Design: Making Technologies New by Forgetting that They Are Old."

November 15, 2010, Dr Oren Kosansky, Lewis and Clark College, "Digital Archiving and Textual Practice in Jewish Morocco."

April 4, 2011, Dr. Sareeta Amrute, University of Washington, "Circulating Images of the Indian IT Body: Race and the Indian Programmer in Germany, 2000-2009."

April 18, 2011. Dr. Sudhir Mahadevan, University of Washington. "Photography, Cinema and the Technological Imaginaries of South Asia: A Historical Reflection."

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