The Organization Research Group

Past meetings

Friday, Jun. 9, 2017

  • Nofre, David, Mark Priestley, and Gerard Alberts. 2014. “When Technology Became Language: The Origins of the Linguistic Conception of Computer Programming, 1950–1960.” Technology and Culture 55 (1): 40–75. doi:10.1353/tech.2014.0031

Friday, Jun. 2, 2017

  • Ciborra, Claudio. 2004. “Kairos (and Affectio).” In The Labyrinths of Information, 153–72. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275267.003.0008
  • Askey, Dale, and Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe. 2017. “Finding a Way from the Margins to the Middle: Library Information Technology, Leadership, and Culture.” doi:10.18665/sr.303501

Friday, May. 26, 2017

  • Maron, Deborah and Erin Carter. 2017 (draft). “Problematizing metadata.”

Friday, May. 19, 2017

Friday, May. 12, 2017

  • No meeting: end-of-semester institutional collapse.

Friday, May. 5, 2017

  • Dreyfus, Hubert L. 2007. “Why Heideggerian AI Failed and How Fixing It Would Require Making It More Heideggerian.” Artificial Intelligence 171 (18): 1137–60. doi:10.1016/j.artint.2007.10.012

Friday, Apr. 28, 2017

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017

Friday, Apr. 14, 2017

  • Stenner, Paul. (2016). On standards and values: Between finite actuality and infinite possibility. Theory and Psychology 26 (2), 144‒162. doi:10.1177/0959354316630619

Friday, Apr. 7, 2017

Friday, Mar. 31, 2017

  • Dennett, Daniel, and Brian Cantwell Smith. (2002). Brian Cantwell Smith on evolution, objectivity, and intentionality. In Philosophy of Mental Representation, edited by Hugh Clapin, 222–92. Oxford: Oxford University Press. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/642909773

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

Friday, Mar. 17, 2017

  • Hayles, N. Katherine. (2016). Cognitive assemblages: Technical agency and human interactions. Critical Inquiry 43 (1): 32–55. doi:10.1086/68829

Friday, Mar. 10, 2017

  • Passi, S. & Jackson, S. (2017). Data vision: Learning to see through algorithmic abstraction. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (pp. 2436–2447). doi:10.1145/2998181.2998331

Friday, Mar. 3, 2017

  • Smith, B.H. (2016). What was “close reading”? A century of method in literary studies. The Minnesota Review 2016(87), 57–75. doi:10.1215/00265667-3630844
  • Feinberg, M. (2017). Reading databases: slow information interactions beyond the retrieval paradigm. Journal of Documentation 73(2), 336–356. doi:10.1108/JD-03-2016-0030

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

  • No meeting-- SILS goings-on.

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

  • Community check-in: a chance to tell everyone what you've been working on, your recent successes, your terrible setbacks

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

  • Holmes, B. (2002). The Flexible Personality For a New Cultural Critique. Transversal. Retrieved from http://eipcp.net/transversal/1106/holmes/en
  • Rose, N. (1999). The Production of the Self. In Governing the Soul: The Shaping of the Private Self (2nd ed., pp. 103‒119). London: Free Association Books.

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

  • Freeman, J. (2013). The Tyranny of Structurelessness. Women's Studies Quarterly 41(3 & 4), 231‒246. doi:10.1353/wsq.2013.0072
  • Spade, D. (2013). Being Together, After Nonprofitization. Women's Studies Quarterly 41(3 & 4), 247‒252. doi:10.1353/wsq.2013.0077
  • Báez, J. (2013). Structurelessness 2.0. Women's Studies Quarterly 41(3 & 4), 253‒256. doi:10.1353/wsq.2013.0082
  • Moore, D. L. (2013). Structurelessness, Structure, and Queer Movements. Women's Studies Quarterly 41(3 & 4), 257‒260. doi:10.1353/wsq.2013.0087

Friday, Nov. 18, 2016

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

  • Winograd, Terry. (1987). A Language/Action Perspective in the Design of Cooperative Work. Human-Computer Interaction 3(1), 3‒30. doi:10.1207/s15327051hci0301_2
  • Suchman, Lucy. (1994). Do Categories Have Politics? The language/action perspective reconsidered. Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) 2(3) 177‒190. doi:10.1007/BF00749015
  • Winograd, Terry. (1994). Categories, Disciplines, and Social Coordination. CSCW 2(3), 191‒197. doi:10.1007/BF00749016
  • Agre, Philip E. (1995). Accountability and Discipline: A Comment on Suchman and Winograd. CSCW 3(1), 31‒35. doi:10.1007/BF01305840
  • Button, Graham. (1995). What's Wrong with Speech-Act Theory. CSCW 3(1), 39‒42. doi:10.1007/BF01305842
  • Randall, D.W. (1995). A Comment on Lucy Suchman's ‘Do Categories Have Politics?’. CSCW 3(1), 47‒50. doi:10.1007/BF01305844
  • Curtis, Bill. (1995). Can Speech Acts Walk the Talk?. CSCW 3(1), 61‒64. doi:10.1007/BF01305847
  • Lynch, Michael. (1995). On Making Explicit. CSCW 3(1), 65‒68. doi:10.1007/BF01305848
  • Bogen, David. (1995). Do Winograd and Flores have politics?. CSCW 3(1), 79‒83. doi:10.1007/BF01305851
  • Suchman, Lucy. (1995). Speech Acts and Voices: Response to Winograd et al. CSCW 3(1), 85‒95. doi:10.1007/BF01305852

Friday, Nov. 4, 2016

  • Genosko, G. (2016). From Information Theory to Félix Guattari's A-signifying Semiotics. In Critical Semiotics (pp. 13‒53). London: Bloomsbury.

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

  • Haraway, D. (2016). Tentacular Thinking: Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Chthulucene. e-flux, 75. Retrieved from http://www.e-flux.com/journal/75/67125/tentacular-thinking-anthropocene-capitalocene-chthulucene/

Friday, Sep. 30, 2016

  • Hui, Y. (2016) The Genesis of Digital Objects. In On the Existence of Digital Objects (pp. 47‒73). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
  • Hui, Y. (2016) Digital Objects and Ontologies. In On the Existence of Digital Objects (pp. 75‒105). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Friday, Sep. 23, 2016

  • Kreiss, D., Finn, M. & Turner, F. (2011). The Limits of Peer Production: Some Reminders from Max Weber for the Network Society. New Media & Society, 13(2), 242‒259. doi:10.1177/1461444810370951

Friday, Sep. 16, 2016

  • Verhoeven, D. (2014). Doing the Sheep Good: Facilitating Engagement in Digital Humanities and Creative Arts Research. In P. L. Arthur & K. Bode (Eds.), Advancing Digital Humanities: Research, Methods, Theories (pp. 206‒220). Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Friday, Sep. 9, 2016

  • Furner, J. (2016) “Data”: The data. In M. Kelly & J. Bielby, Information Cultures in the Digital Age: A Festschrift in Honor of Rafael Capurro. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-14681-8_17

Friday, Sep. 2, 2016

  • Plantin, J., Lagoze, C., Edwards, P. N. & Sandvig, C. (2016). Infrastructure studies meet platform studies in the age of Google and Facebook. New Media & Society. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1461444816661553

Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

  • Draft of Melanie's paper, “A Design Perspective on Data.”

Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

  • Rouvroy, A. (2011). Technology, virtuality and utopia: Governmentality in an age of autonomic computing. In M. Hildebrandt & A. Rouvroy (Eds.), Law, Human Agency, and Autonomic Computing: The Philosophy of Law Meets the Philosophy of Technology. Abingdon: Routledge.

Friday, Jul. 29, 2016

Friday, Jul. 15, 2016

  • Barad, K. (2003). Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes to Matter. Signs, 28(3), 801-831. doi:10.1086/345321

Friday, Jul. 8, 2016

  • Leahu, L. (2016). Ontological Surprises: A Relational Perspective on Machine Learning. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (pp. 182–186). New York, NY, USA: ACM. doi:10.1145/2901790.2901840

Friday, Jul. 1, 2016

  • Medina, E. (2011) Introduction: Political and Technological Visions. In Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende's Chile (pp. 3‒14). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Medina, E. (2011) Cybernetics and Socialism. In Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende's Chile (pp. 15‒42). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Medina, E. (2011) Technology, Politics, History. In Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende's Chile (pp. 211‒222). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Friday, Jun. 24, 2016

Friday, Jun. 17, 2016

  • A. Shavit and J. Griesemer (2011). Transforming objects into data: how minute technicalities of recording “species location” entrench a basic challenge for biodiversity. In M. Carrier and A. Nordmann (Eds.), Science in the Context of Application: Methodological Change, Conceptual Transformation, Cultural Reorientation (pp. 169-193). Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 274. Dordrecht: Springer-Verlag.

Friday, Jun. 10, 2016

  • Star, S. L. & Griesemer, J. (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. doi:10.1177/030631289019003001
  • Griesemer, J. (2016). Sharing Spaces, Crossing Boundaries. In G. C. Bowker, S. Timmermans, A. E. Clarke, & E. Balka (Eds.), Boundary Objects and Beyond: Working with Leigh Star (pp. 201‒218). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Thursday, Jun. 2, 2016

  • Galey, A. and Ruecker, S. (2010). How a prototype argues. Literary & Linguistic Computing, 25(4), 405‒424. doi:10.1093/llc/fqq021

Thursday, May. 26, 2016

  • Rieder, B. (2015). Scrutinizing an algorithmic technique: the Bayes classifier as interested reading of reality. Information, Communication & Society. doi:10.1080/1369118X.2016.1181195

Friday, May. 20, 2016

  • Monteiro, E., Pollock, N., Hanseth, O., & Williams, R. (2012). From Artefacts to Infrastructures. Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), 22(4-6), 575–607. doi:10.1007/s10606-012-9167-1

Friday, Apr. 22, 2016

  • Think of possible topics for an ORG study

Friday, Apr. 15, 2016

  • Fidler, B. and Acker, A. (2016). Metadata, infrastructure, and computer-mediated communication in historical perspective. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1002/asi.23660

Friday, Apr. 1, 2016

  • Think of possible topics for an ORG study

Friday, Mar. 25, 2016

  • Draft of Melanie's paper, “The value of discernment”

Friday, Mar. 4, 2016

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

  • Geiger, R. S. & Ribes, D. (2011). Trace Ethnography: Following Coordination through Documentary Practices. In Proceedings of the 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (pp. 1‒10). doi:10.1109/HICSS.2011.455

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

  • Fairthorne, R. A. (1971). Temporal structure in bibliographic classification. In J. A. Wojciechowski (Ed.), Proceedings of the Ottawa Conference on the Conceptual Basis of the Classification of Knowledge (pp. 404–415). Pullach, Germany: Verlag Dokumentation.

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

  • Star, S. L. (1995). The Politics of Formal Representations: Wizards, Gurus, and Organizational Complexity. In S. L. Star (Ed.), Ecologies of Knowledge: Work and Politics in Science and Technology (pp. 88‒118). Albany: SUNY Press.

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

  • Wobbrock, J., Ko, A., & Kientz, J. (2009). Reflections on the future of iSchools from inspired junior faculty. interactions 16(5), 69‒71. doi:10.1145/1572626.1572641

Friday, Sep. 25, 2015

  • Blair, A. (2004). Note Taking as an Art of Transmission. Critical Inquiry 31(1), 85‒107. doi:10.1086/427303

Friday, Sep. 18, 2015

  • Acker, A. (2015) Toward a Hermeneutics of Data. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 37(3), 70‒75. doi:10.1109/MAHC.2015.68

Friday, Sep. 11, 2015

  • Draft of Melanie's paper for CHI

Friday, Sep. 4, 2015

  • Day, R. (2014). Introduction. In Indexing It All: The Subject in the Age of Documentation, Information, and Data (pp. 1‒14). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Day, R. (2014). Social Computing and the Indexing of the Whole. In Indexing It All: The Subject in the Age of Documentation, Information, and Data (pp. 59‒88). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Day, R. (2014). Conclusion: The Modern Documentary Tradition and the Site and Time of Critique. In Indexing It All: The Subject in the Age of Documentation, Information, and Data (pp. 145‒154). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

  • Jacob's Knowledge Organization literature review
  • Latour, B., Jensen, P., Venturini, T., Grauwin, S., & Boullier, D. (2012). ‘The whole is always smaller than its parts’ – a digital test of Gabriel Tardes' monads. The British Journal of Sociology 63(4). doi:10.1111/j.1468-4446.2012.01428.x

Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

  • Debbie and Jacob's DCMI poster analyzing metadata job keywords
  • Clark, A. (1996). Happy Couplings: Emergenc eand Explanatory Interlock. In M. A. Boden (Ed.), ThePhilosophy of Artificial Life (pp. 262‒281). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Thursday, Jul. 30, 2015

  • Melanie's syllabus for INLS720
  • Hjorland, B. (2015) Classical databases and knowledge organization: a case for Boolean retrieval and human decision-making during searches. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 66(8), 1559‒1575. doi:10.1002/asi.23250

Friday, Jul. 24, 2015

  • Patrick's article on “Period assertion as nanopublication” for PeerJ Computer Science

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