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STS Lecture: Chris Kelty: The Participant
Start Date: 4/26/2017Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/26/2017End Time: 1:30 PM

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This talk presents an historical ethnography of the concept of participation, providing a genealogical account of how participation has become central to our understanding of democratic institutions, social arrangements, and the technologies and infrastructures we build and inhabit today.
Christopher M. Kelty is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles who has a joint appointment at the Institute for Society & Genetics and Information Studies. His research focuses on the cultural significance of information technology, especially in science and engineering. He is the author of Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software (Duke University Press, 2008), as well as numerous articles on open source and free software.
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Name: Ali Kenner
Email: amk438@drexel.edu
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