Technoscience in the Era of #metoo and the Science March. Journal of Communication

Steinhardt, S. (2019). ‘Technoscience in the era of #MeToo and the science march’. JCOM 18 (04), C03. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.18040303. Feminist technoscience theory offers perspectives for science communication that both question common narratives and suggests new narratives. These perspectives emphasize issues of ethics and care often missing from science communication. They focus on questions of what is…

Designing Feminist Action: At the Intersection of Culture and Method. DIS ’19

Workshop at Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) 2019 on June 24, 2019, in San Diego, CA Organizers: Melanie Feinberg, Sarah Fox, Jean Hardy, Stephanie Steinhardt and Palashi Vaghela This one-day workshop will explore the use of design research and computing practice in resisting and reifying inequalities. We invite participants to share how we do, and how…

Recipes for Technoutopia: On Hospitality and Infrastructure as Experimental Performance. Handbook on Art, Science and Technology Studies.

(forthcoming) Steinhardt, S.B. Recipes for Technoutopia: On Hospitality, Hope and Infrastructure as Experimental Performance. Rogers, Halpern, Hannah, de Ridder-Vignone (Eds.) Handbook of Art, Science and Technology. Routledge Press. (in press). Presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting for the Society of the Social Study of Science (4S) in New Orleans, September 2019. invited presenter at the…

Reflections on 5 Years of Ethnography Around the Ocean Observatories Initiative. Oceanography Magazine.

Reflections on 5 Years of Ethnography Around the Ocean Observatories Initiative Forthcoming (2018) feature for a Special Issue of Oceanography Magazine Stephanie B. Steinhardt Media and Information Michigan State University Oceanographers often equate their next research venture to “dreaming up” (participant quotation) or to the start of their ideas as “not fettered by reality” (Robbins,…

Imagining Intersectional Futures: Feminist Approaches in CSCW. CSCW ’17.

Imagining Intersectional Futures: Feminist Approaches in CSCW   Sarah Fox Amanda Menking Anna Lauren Hoffman Stephanie Steinhardt Shaowen Bardzell   Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW ’17)     The aim of this one-day workshop is to explore theoretical and methodological approaches that help us consider issues of gender,…

DISSERTATION: The Instrumented Ocean: How Sensors, Satellites and Seafloor-Walking Robots Changed What It Means to Study the Sea

The Instrumented Ocean: How Sensors, Satellites and Seafloor-Walking Robots Changed What It Means to Study the Sea DISSERTATION Stephanie B. Steinhardt Cornell Univesrity Department of Communication COMMITTEE: Steven J. Jackson (chair), Cornell University Department of Information Science Bruce Lewenstein, Cornell University Department of Communication Carl Lagoze, University of Michigan School of Information This dissertation is…

On the Production of the Spirit of Feminism. Interactions.

On the Production of the Spirit of Feminism (2016, ACM Interactions) Ingrid Erickson, Libby Hemphill, Amanda Menking, Stephanie Steinhardt Interjecting ‘feminist’ or a reference to ‘feminism’ in our community is usually triggered by something controversial or atypical: sexism in “the Comments section” of many sites; the asymmetrical “white male”-ness of big data or its apparent claims; the inequities…

Binding Wires, Twining Ropes. Digital STS.

Binding Wires, Twining Ropes: STS, Imagination and the Materiality of Sea Change Stephanie B. Steinhardt, Amanda J. Thackray DigitalSTS Workshop @ The Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) 2015 | Denver, CO | November 10-12, 2015 Rope is an ever-present material in oceanographic work: it is conspicuously present to an…

Anticipation Work: Cultivating Vision in Collective Practice. CSCW ’15.

Anticipation Work: Cultivating Vision in Collective Practice Stephanie B. Steinhardt, Steven J. Jackson ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Media (CSCW) 2015 | Vancouver, BC | March 14-18, 2015 Best Paper Award Honorable Mention This paper joins a growing body of CSCW and HCI work addressing problems of temporality in large-scale collaborative work….