Monthly Archives: December 2017

Presidential panel: Theorizing human agency and the self

— Martin Collins — For the 2017 annual meeting of the Society for History of Technology, I organized and moderated a “presidential roundtable” on “Theorizing human agency and the self: What Does/Can History of Technology Contribute to the Humanities?” As discussants the panel included Katherine Boyce-Jacino (Johns Hopkins); Christopher Otter (Ohio State); Amy Slaton (Drexel); … Continue reading Presidential panel: Theorizing human agency and the self

Relays from the Society for History of Technology (SHOT) conference

For those who couldn’t attend this year’s exciting meeting, we’ve collected interesting and incisive reviews of key panels from this year’s SHOT conference, which took place October 26-29, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA. Presidential panel: Theorizing human agency and the self, by Martin Collins Playing with Technology, by Ingrid Ockert and Roger Turner Computers and Futures, by … Continue reading Relays from the Society for History of Technology (SHOT) conference