The Organization Research Group

ORG is a reading group at UNC Chapel Hill that meets Fridays at 10:00am in 214 Manning Hall or via Zoom.

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Next meeting

Friday, September 29, 2023

Gal, S. (2016). Scale-Making: Comparison and Perspective as Ideological Projects. In E. S. Carr & M. Lempert (Eds.), Scale: Discourse and Dimensions of Social Life (pp. 91–111). Berkeley: University of California Press. doi:10.1525/luminos.15


Recent meetings

Friday, September 22, 2023

Day, S., Lury, C., & Ward, H. (2023). Personalization: a new political arithmetic? Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory, 24(2), 167–194. doi:10.1080/1600910X.2022.2098352


Friday, September 15, 2023

Seaver, N. (2022). Computing Taste: Algorithms and the Makers of Music Recommendation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


Friday, September 8, 2023

Rieder, B., Gordon, G., & Sileno, G. (2022). Mapping Value(s) in AI: Methodological Directions for Examining Normativity in Complex Technical Systems. Sociologica, 16(3), 51–83. doi:10.6092/issn.1971-8853/15910



Friday, September 1, 2023

Warner, J. (2023). The spectrum of semantic and syntactic labour. Journal of Documentation. doi:10.1108/JD-03-2023-0057


Friday, August 25, 2023

McGuigan, L. (2023). Selling the American People: Advertising, Optimization, and the Origins of Adtech. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.