Publications and Talks

Edited Books

The World Multiple: The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds

Read the introductory chapter to the World Multiple, co-written by Keiichi Omura, Shiho Satsuka, Atsuro Morita, and me.

My video recorded introduction to the “World Multiple” roundtable discussion at the 2018 AAA Meeting in San Jose is on Youtube.

See The World Multiple at Google Books and at the publisher’s page

Dissertation

Human and Machine in Formation: An Ethnographic Study of Communication and Humanness in a Wearable Technology Laboratory in Japan.

Journal Articles

2013: Augmenting Japan’s Bodies and Futures: The Politics of Human-Technology Encounters in Japanese Idol Pop. M/C: A Journal of Media and Culture. Feature article in special issue on “Augment.”

Book Chapters

2011: “Remediation, Scaling, and the Making of ‘Global’ Identities.” In Global Media, Culture, and Identity: Theory, Cases, and Approaches. Eds. Rohit Chopra and Radhika Gajjala. New York: Routledge. (co-authored with A. Khandekar.)

Conference Papers

2013: “Oneness of Human and Robot.” Meetings of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, San Diego, CA.

2012: “Convenience and Virtuality: Making Sense of Emergency in Japan.” Meeting of the Society for Cultural Anthropology, Providence, RI.

Invited Talks

2011: “Hope Springs Exponential: Anticipation, Human-Machine Relations, and Exponential Politics of an Information Society.” Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.

Podcasts

2015: “Kevin Lewis O’Neill: An Interview with the Winner of the 2014 Cultural Horizons Prize.” Fieldsights – AnthroPod: The SCA Podcast. Cultural Anthropology Online.

2015: “Naisargi Dave on Animal Rights Activism in India.” Fieldsights – AnthroPod: The SCA Podcast. Cultural Anthropology Online.

2013: “Michael Fisch on Tokyo’s Commuter Train Suicides.” Fieldsights – AnthroPod: The SCA Podcast. Cultural Anthropology Online. (co-interview with B. Guffin)

Book Reviews

2006: Review of Representing Electrons: a Biographical Approach to Theoretical Entities. Science and Public Policy 33(9):695.

Other

2013: Supplemental page for Michael Fisch, “Tokyo’s Commuter Train Suicides and the Society of Emergence.” Cultural Anthropology Online, November.

2013: Introduction to “Field Notes: Disaster.” Fieldsights - Field Notes, Cultural Anthropology Online, March 11.

2013: “Introducing Field Notes–Contact/Access.” Fieldsights - Field Notes, Cultural Anthropology Online, January 07.