This week you’ll workshop your final projects in your thematic groups and plan your group presentation.
Our original plan was to design a lesson based on a topic of your choosing; I proposed some options below.
- Manuela Cunha, “The Ethnography of Prisons and Penal Confinement,” Annual Review of Anthropology 43 (2014): 217-33.
- Monica Mohapatra, “Good Design… for Whom?” The New Inquiry (March 27, 2019).
- See Urban Omnibus’s “The Location of Justice” series — especially Emily Gold-LaGratta, Justin Barry, and Manuel Toscano, “Retrofit for Fairness” (February 7, 2018); Anna Altman, “The People’s Court” (January 10, 2018); and Ifeoma Ebo, “Design Around the Edges” (April 4, 2018).
- Jackie Wang, “‘This Is a Story About Nerds and Cops’: PredPol and Algorithmic Policing,” e-flux 87 (December 2017).
- Check out the Design Justice Network.
- Sidebar (totally optional — but such a fascinating topic!): Hostile Design: Robert Rosenberger, Callous Objects: Designs Against the Homeless (University of Minnesota Press / Manifold, 2017); “Unpleasant Design & Hostile Urban Architecture,” 99% Invisible 219 (July 5, 2016) <podcast: 18:29>; “The Containment Plan,” 99% Invisible 279 (October 10, 2017) <podcast: 28:51>; Carlos Waters, “Why Are Cities Full of Uncomfortable Benches?” Vox (November 29, 2017).
- Katerina Cizek and William Uricchio, et. al., Co-Creating Media within Communities, across Disciplines and with Algorithms (MIT Press, 2019) [thanks to Katerina].
- Sasha Costanza-Chock, “Design Justice: Toward an Intersectional Feminist Framework for Design Theory and Practice,” Proceedings of the Design Research Society, Limerick, 2018).
- Theo Deutinger, Handbook of Tyranny (Lars Müller, 2018) [sample pages].
- Carl DiSalvo, Adversarial Design (MIT Press, 2012).
- Didier Fassin, Prison Worlds: An Ethnography of the Carceral Condition (Polity, 2016).
- Laura Forlano, “Hacking Binaries / Hacking Hybrids: Understanding the Black/White Binary as a Socio-Technical Practice,” ADA: A Journal of Gender, New Media & Technology 6 (2015).
- Kurt Kohnstedt, “Of Our Own Making: Inmates Redesign Prisons for Rehabilitation,” 99% Invisible (February 1, 2016).
- Jackie Wang, Carceral Capitalism (Semiotext(e), 2018).
MEDICINE + HEALTH
- Daryl Martin, Sarah Nettleton, Christina Buse, Lindsay Prior, and Julia Twigg, “Architecture and Health Care: A Place for Sociology,” Sociology of Health & Illness 37:7 (2015).
- Miriam Ticktin, “The Waiting Room,” Somatosphere (October 28, 2013).
- Check out the New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst’s work on “Care Redesign.”
- “Sound and Health: Hospitals,” 99% Invisible (May 23, 2019) <audio: 17:22>.
- Robinson Meyer, “The Secret Startup That Saved the Worst Website in America [healthcare.gov],” The Atlantic (July 9, 2015) → and see what they evolved into: US Digital Service + 18F.
- Alice Street, “The Testing Revolution: Investigating Diagnostic Devices in Global Health,” Somatosphere (April 9, 2018).
- Diana Anderson, “Humanizing the Hospital: Design Lessons from a Finnish Sanatorium,” Canadian Media Association Journal 182:11 (2010).
- Leonidas Anthropoulos, Christopher G. Reddick, Irene Giannakidou, and Nikolaos Mavridis, “Why E-Government Projects Fail? An Analysis of the Healthcare.gov Website,” Government Information Quarterly 33 (2016): 161-73.
- Stacey Chang, “Nobody Wants a Waiting Room,” New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst (February 6, 2019).
- Tine M. Gammeltoft and Pauline Oosterhoff, “Mental Health in Domestic Worlds,” Medical Anthropology 37:7 (2018).
- Wendy Gunn, “Medical Design Anthropology: Affects of Product Design Processes within Global Health Practices,” Anthropology and Global Health Conference, University of Sussex, September 2015.
- Elizabeth Hallam, “Anatomical Design: Making and Using Three-Dimensional Models of the Human Body,” in Wendy Gunn, Ton Otto, and Rachel Charlotte Smith, eds., Design Anthropology: Theory and Practice (Bloomsbury, 2013): 100-16.
- Joachim Halse and Laura Boffi, “Design Interventions as a Form of Inquiry” in Rachel Charlotte Smith, Kasper Tang Vangkilde, Mette Gislev Kjaersgaard, Ton Otto, Joachim Halse, and Thomas Binder, eds., Design Anthropological Futures (Bloomsbury, 2016): 89-103 [hospice design].
- Debbi Long, Cynthia Hunter, and Sjaak van der Geest, “When the Field is a Ward or a Clinic: Hospital Ethnography,” Anthropology and Medicine 15:2 (August 2008): 71-8.
- Shannon Mattern, “Databodies in Codespace,” Places Journal (April 2018).
- Michael G. Pratt and Anat Rafaeli, “Organizational Dress as a Symbol of Multilayered Social Identities,” Academy of Management Journal 40:4 (1997).
- Lee Poechmann, “Anthropology Underutilized in Healthcare Design,” Healthcare Design (May 1, 2011).
- Shakaid U. Rehman, Paul J. Nietert, Dennis W. Cope, and Anne Osorne Kilpatrick, “What to Wear Today? Effect of Doctor’s Attire on the Trust and Confidence of Patients,” The American Journal of Medicine 118:11 (2005): 1279-86.
- *Emily S. Rueb, “To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing,” New York Times (July 9, 2019).
- “Why Healthcare.gov Came Out Broken,” The Verge (December 3, 3013) <video: 11:46>.
- Elizabeth Yuko, “How the Tuberculosis Epidemic Influenced Modern Architecture,” CityLab (October 30, 2018).
- Aimi Hamraie, “Making Access Critical: Disability, Race, and Gender in Environmental Design,” Haas Institute, University of California, Berkeley, February 25, 2019 <video: 47:21>.
- Meryl Alper and Elizabeth Elcessor, “Can We Talk?: A Forum on Disability, Technology, and Inclusion,” Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University, May 23, 2017 <video: 1:07:39>.
- Check out artist/designer Sara Hendren’s work and watch this short video of her talk @ GIDEST, The New School, 2017 <video: 6:45>.
- Gary Hustwit, “Smart Design” excerpt from Objectified (2009) <video: 5:06>.
- “Disabling Technologies” series @ Platypus (Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing, 2017-19).
- Wendy Gunn and Christian Clausen, “Conceptions of Innovation and Practice: Designing Indoor Climate” in Wendy Gunn, Ton Otto, and Rachel Charlotte Smith, eds., Design Anthropology: Theory and Practice (Bloomsbury, 2013): 159-79.
- Aimi Hamraie, Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability (University of Minnesota Press, 2017).
- Cassandra Hartblay, “Good Ramps, Bad Ramps: Centralized Design Standards and Disability Access in Urban Russian Infrastructure,” American Ethnologist 44:1 (2017) + check out Hartblay’s “Performance Ethnography” work.
- Kat Holmes, Mismatch: How Inclusion Shapes Design (MIT Press, 2018).
- Kat Holmes, “Rethink What Inclusive Design Means,” 99U Conference, New York, May 2019.
- Devva Kasnitz and Russell P. Shuttleworth, “Introduction: Anthropology in Disability Studies,” Disabilities Studies Quarterly 21:3 (2001).
- Tariq Rahman and Katherine Sacco, “Ethnography and Design 1: Disability, Design, and Performance,” AnthroPod podcast (June 13, 2017) <29:01>.
- Gisela Reyes-Cruz, Joel Fischer, and Stuart Reeves, “An Ethnographic Study of Visual Impairments for Voice User Interface Design,” CHI ‘19 Workshop: Addressing the Challenges of Situationally-Induced Impairments and Disabilities in Mobile Interaction, Glasgow, UK, May, 2019.
- James Staples and Nilika Mehrotra, “Disability Studies: Developments in Anthropology” in Shaun Grech and Karen Soldatic, eds., Disability in the Global South: The Critical Handbook (Springer 2016).
- Bess Williamson, Accessible America: A History of Disability and Design (NYU Press, 2019).
- Miriam Ticktin, “Calais: Containment Politics in the ‘Jungle,’” Funambulist 5 (2016): 28-33.
- Ersela Kripa and Stephen Mueller, “How Architecture is Aiding Detention at the U.S.-Mexico Border,” Architect’s Newspaper (July 30, 2018).
- Shannon Mattern, “All Eyes on the Border,” Places Journal (September 2018).
- Mahmoud Keshavarz, “Material Practices of Power – Part II: Forged Passports as Material Dissents,” Design Philosophy Papers 14:1-2 (2016).
- Migrant Journal.
- Frances Anderton, “The Border Wall as Connector,” Design & Architecture, KCRW (February 6, 2018) <audio: 28:17>.
- Critical Border Studies network.
- Francesca Espisoto, José Ornelas, Erica Briozzo, and Caterina Arcidiacono, “Ecology of Sites of Confinement: Everyday Life in a Detention Center for Illegalized Non-Citizens,” American Journal of Community Psychology 63:1-2 (2019): 190-207.
- Amanda Kolson Hurley, “Should Designers Try to Reform Immigrant Detention?” CityLab (July 30, 2018).
- Mahmoud Keshavarz, The Design Politics of the Passport (Bloomsbury, 2018).
- Mahmoud Keshavarz, “What Forms of Politics Are Possible Through Design Today?” The Funambulist (April 15, 2014) <podcast: 57:53>.
- Mahmoud Keshavarz and Shahram Khosravi, “Design Anthropology of Borders,” Uppsala Universitet, October 2017 – January 2018.
- Randall H. McGuire, “Steel Walls and Picket Fences: Rematerializing the U.S.-Mexican Border in Ambos Nogales,” American Anthropologist 115:3 (September 2013).
- Ronald Rael, Borderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico Boundary (University of California Press, 2017).
- Craig Robertson, The Passport in America: The History of a Document (Oxford University Press, 2010).
MORE-THAN-HUMAN DESIGN (Still working on this one)
- Anna Tsing
- Stacy Passmore, “Landscape with Beavers,” Places Journal (July 2019).
- Anne Galloway
- Mathieu Avila, “Ecologizing, Decolonializing: An Artefactual Perspective,” NORDES 2017, 7th Nordic Design Research Conference, Oslo, Norway, June 15-17, 2017.
- More to come