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November 20 – Agenda & Notes

November 20 - Agenda Discuss definitions of feminist technology/care Do we want definitions at all? Care as a rejection of the neoliberal phallologocentric technological regime Technology defined broadly - analog, digital, etc. Feminist ethics of care (Carol Gilligan) Care as a feminist technology Four definitions for feminist technologies (Deborah Johnson) Tech that’s good for women … Continue reading November 20 – Agenda & Notes

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Cyborg Space in Indie Games

While reading Donna Haraway’s “A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century,” which was published in 1984, I was struck by her analysis of what video games represented during the time she was writing: “Technologies like video games and highly miniaturized televisions seem crucial to production of modern forms of ‘private … Continue reading Cyborg Space in Indie Games

Complicating Post-Identitarianism and Not Making Babies

There are two very separate aspects of this week's readings that I was interested in addressing, so I am just going to address both separately in one post. In the first part, I am planning on discussing another piece of writing which engages with post-identitarian critiques of intersectionality like Puar's piece we read this week. … Continue reading Complicating Post-Identitarianism and Not Making Babies