STS课最终的阅读书单

这个学期中很多同学管我要过这门课的书单,而我发过去的都是这门课的syllabus。不过这门课很有趣的一件事就是它的syllabus中间经过很多次的修改,尤其是书单的部分。课程中老师和学生们一直对于后面的阅读材料进行对话。而且第9周的书单完全是根据个人的兴趣决定的。不过以下就是我在这门课上读过的完整书单,供有兴趣的同学参考。其中第8周和第9周的内容和information science有非常密切的关系。

#### Week 1: Introduction to STS

Hess, D. J. (2013). Neoliberalism and the history of STS theory: Toward a reflexive sociology. Social Epistemology, 27(2), 177–193.

Fischer, M. M. (2007). Four genealogies for a recombinant anthropology of science and technology. Cultural Anthropology, 22(4), 539–615.

Franklin, S. (1995). Science as culture, cultures of science. Annual Review of Anthropology, 163–184.

Sismondo, S. (2008). Science and technology studies and an engaged program. The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, 3, 13–32.

#### Week 2: Facts and matters

Fleck, L. (1981). Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact. University of Chicago Press.

Keller, E. F. (1995). Gender and science: Origin, history, and politics. Osiris, 10, 26–38.

Shapin, S. (1984). Pump and circumstance: Robert Boyle’s literary technology. Social Studies of Science, 14(4), 481–520.

Star, S. L., & Griesemer, J. R. (1989). Institutional ecology, translations’ and boundary objects: Amateurs and professionals in Berkeley’s Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 1907-39. Social Studies of Science, 19(3), 387–420.

#### Week 3: Actor-network theory

Callon, M. (1984). Some elements of a sociology of translation: domestication of the scallops and the fishermen of St Brieuc Bay. The Sociological Review, 32(S1), 196–233.

Latour, B. (1987). Science in action: How to follow scientists and engineers through society. Harvard university press. (Chapter 1-6)

Latour, B. (1996). On actor-network theory: A few clarifications. Soziale Welt, 369–381.

Law, J. (1992). Notes on the theory of the actor-network: Ordering, strategy, and heterogeneity. Systems Practice, 5(4), 379–393.

Mol, A. (1999). Ontological politics. A word and some questions. The Sociological Review, 47(S1), 74–89.

#### Week 4: Politics & Cyborg

Bijker, W. E. (1987). The social construction of Bakelite: Toward a theory of invention. The Social Construction of Technological Systems, 159–187.

Haraway, D. (2006). A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late 20th Century. In J. Weiss, A. P. J. Nolan, J. Hunsinger, & P. P. Trifonas (Eds.), The International Handbook of Virtual Learning Environments (pp. 117–158). Springer Netherlands.

Hughes, T. P. (1987). “The Evolution of Large Technological Systems”, pp. 51–82 in New Directions in the Sociology and History of Technology. In W. Bijker, and T. J. Pinch. (Eds) The Social Construction of Technological Systems. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Suchman, L. (2007). Human-machine reconfigurations: Plans and situated actions. Cambridge University Press. (page 24-68)

Winner, L. (1980). Do artifacts have politics? Daedalus, 121–136.

#### Week 5: Feminism (Harding, Haraway, Subramanian, Bauchspies & Bellacasa are required)

Bauchspies, W. K., & Bellacasa, M. P. de la. (2009). Feminist science and technology studies: A patchwork of moving subjectivities. An interview with Geoffrey Bowker, Sandra Harding, Anne Marie Mol, Susan Leigh Star and Banu Subramaniam. Subjectivity, 28(2009), 334–344.

Bennett, J. (2009). Vibrant matter: A political ecology of things. Duke University Press. (Chapter 7)

Haraway, D. (1988). Situated knowledges: The science question in feminism and the privilege of partial perspective. Feminist Studies, 14(3), 575–599.

Harding, S. (1992). Rethinking standpoint epistemology: What is“ strong objectivity?” The Centennial Review, 36(3), 437–470.

Subramaniam, B. (2009). Moored metamorphoses: A retrospective essay on feminist science studies. Signs, 34(4), 951–980.

#### Week 6: the Third Wave

Collins, H. M., & Evans, R. (2002). The third wave of science studies studies of expertise and experience. Social Studies of Science, 32(2), 235–296.

Collins, H. M., & Evans, R. (2003). King Canute Meets the Beach Boys: Responses to“ The Third Wave.” Social Studies of Science, 33(3), 435–452.

Jasanoff, S. (2003). Breaking the waves in science studies: Comment on HM Collins and Robert Evans,’The third wave of science studies’. Social Studies of Science, 33(3), 389–400.

Rip, A. (2003). Constructing expertise: in a third wave of Science Studies? Social Studies of Science, 33(3), 419–434.

Wynne, B. (2003). Seasick on the third wave? Subverting the hegemony of propositionalism: Response to Collins & Evans (2002). Social Studies of Science, 33(3), 401–417.

#### Week 7: Race (Read Foucault and two other pieces)

Braun, L. (2014). Breathing Race into the Machine. University of Minnesota Press. (Introduction)

Chow-White, P. A. (2012). The informationalization of race: Communication, databases, and the digital coding of the genome. Genetics and the Unsettled Past: The Collision of DNA, Race, and History, 81–103.

Foucault, M. (2007). Security, territory, population. Springer. (Chapter 1-5 and 13)

TallBear, K. (2013). Genomic articulations of indigeneity. Social Studies of Science, 0306312713483893.

Yaszek, L. (2006). Afrofuturism, science fiction, and the history of the future. Socialism and Democracy, 20(3), 41–60.

#### Week 8: Information infrastructure and big data

Bowker, G. C., & Star, S. L. (2000). Sorting things out: Classification and its consequences. MIT press. (page 1-50)

Edwards, P., Mayernik, M. S., Batcheller, A., Bowker, G., & Borgman, C. (2011). Science friction: Data, metadata, and collaboration. Social Studies of Science.

Nelson, D. M. (2015). Who Counts?: The Mathematics of Death and Life after Genocide. Duke University Press. (Page 7-92)

Schüll, N. D. (2016). Data for life: Wearable technology and the design of self-care. BioSocieties. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/biosoc.2015.47

#### Week 9: Choose your own adventure week (My reading is assigned by the professor based on my interests in Week 8)

Edwards, P. N. (2010). A vast machine: Computer models, climate data, and the politics of global warming. Mit Press.

Fortun, K., Fortun, M., Bigras, E., Saheb, T., Costelloe-Kuehn, B., Crowder, J., … Kenner, A. (2014). Experimental Ethnography Online. Cultural Studies, 28(4), 632–642. https://doi.org/10.1080/09502386.2014.888923

Poirier, L., DiFranzo, D., & Gloria, M. J. K. (2014). Light structure in the Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography. In Web Science 2014 Workshop Interdisciplinary Coups to Calamities.

#### Week 11: Experiment and design

Fortun, K. (2009). Scaling and visualizing multi-sited ethnography. Multi-Sited Ethnography: Theory, Praxis and Locality in Contemporary Research, 73–86.

Kelty, C., & others. (2009). Collaboration, Coordination, and Composition: Fieldwork after the Internet. Fieldwork Is Not What It Used to Be, 184–206.

Murphy, K. M., & Marcus, G. E. (2013). Epilogue: Ethnography and design, ethnography in design… ethnography by design. Design Anthropology: Theory and Practice, 251–268.

Reinberger, H.-J. (1994). Experimental systems: Historiality, narration, and deconstruction. Science in Context, 7(01), 65–81.

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