Entanglements of Language, Religion, and Disability: The Politics of Assistive Technologies for Deaf People in Jordan

Timothy Y. Loh
Monday, June 10, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Eastern Time)
On campus: E51-095

Dissertation Committee
Stefan Helmreich
Elting E. Morison Professor of Anthropology

Amy Moran-Thomas
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Graham Jones
Professor of Anthropology
Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellow

Amahl Bishara
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Tufts University

Michele Friedner
Professor and Chair of the Department of Comparative Human Development
University of Chicago

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Zoom link available upon request to hasts@mit.edu.
American Sign Language interpretation and auto-captioning will be available during the presentation. If you have other specific access needs, please write to hasts@mit.edu immediately.

From Research to Search: Technologies and Techniques of  Legal Research, 1880-1980

Alex Reiss-Sorokin

Monday, June 10, 2024

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
On campus: E51-095

Dissertation Committee
Susan Silbey
Leon and Anne Goldberg Professor of Humanities, Sociology and Anthropology
Professor of Behavioral and Policy Sciences, Sloan School of Management

William Deringer
Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society

Eden Medina
Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society

Christopher Capozzola
Professor of History
Senior Associate Dean for Open Learning

He Lāhui Hawaiʻi Ma O Ka Hoʻomomona Hou I Ka ʻĀina:
Nā Moʻolelo Lōkahi Ma Ka Mokupuni ʻO Oʻahu

(A Hawaiian Nation Through The Restoration Of ʻĀina Momona:
Stories Of Unity– Among Ourselves, That Which Feeds, Community, And Spirit–On The Island Of Oʻahu)

Aja Oona Grande
Monday, April 22, 2024

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Eastern Time)
On campus: E51-095

Dissertation Committee
Christine Walley
SHASS Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Anthropology
Committee Chair

Kate Brown
Thomas M. Siebel Distinguished Professor in History of Science (STS)

Stefan Helmreich
Elting E. Morison Professor of Anthropology

Mary Tuti Baker
Assistant Professor
Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Western Washington University

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If you missed our Prospective Student Visit day last month, HASTS will be at MIT’s Virtual Graduate School Fair on Wednesday, November 15th, 12pm-2pm Eastern Time.

This is a virtual event where you’ll have the opportunity to talk to the HASTS academic administrator and some current HASTS students.

Registration is required, please use this link to register.

 

 

Cloud Ecologies: An Environmental Ethnography of Data Centers

Steven Gonzalez
Monday, August 28, 2023

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
On campus: E51-095

Dissertation Committee
Stefan Helmreich
Elting E. Morison Professor of Anthropology
Committee Chair

Graham Jones
Professor of Anthropology

Heather Paxson
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Anthropology

Alix Johnson
Assistant Professor of International Studies
Macalester College

Mél Hogan
Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Media and Film
University of Calgary
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The Politics of Scale and Scaling in Contemporary Chinese Governance and Venture Capitalism


Jamie Wong

Friday, August 25, 2023

10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Eastern Time)
On campus: E51-095

Dissertation Committee
Graham Jones
Professor of Anthropology
Committee Chair

William Deringer
Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society

Stefan Helmreich
Elting E. Morison Professor of Anthropology

Heather Paxson
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Anthropology

Robert Weller
Professor of Anthropology
Boston University
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Cross-STS is a workshop and seminar series hosted by PhD students in HASTS. 

When: Thursday, April 13, 2023, 1pm-2:30p

Where: E51-095

RSVP required? Yes, please RSVP to larock@mit.edu

 

 

Cross-STS is a workshop and seminar series hosted by PhD students in HASTS. 

When: Tuesday, 3/14/23, 11:45am-1:00pm

Where: E51-095

Please RSVP to larock@mit.edu and include any dietary restrictions.

Cross-STS is a workshop and seminar series hosted by PhD students in HASTS. 

When: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022

4:30-6:00pm

Where: E51-095

RSVP to larock@mit.edu by Oct. 25