Monthly Archives: November 2015

Gender research NOW at UiB

Today and tomorrow I can be found presenting and discussing here: http://www.uib.no/en/skok/90647/gender-research-now On December 16, – you will find me at http://www.uib.no/en/skok/91744/future-womens-and-gender-research-disciplines

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Thought you missed a life changing post on my blog today – didn’t you?

Nah – I’m not planning on posting anything today   but this ….  

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Look! The “subaltern” is using shiny things….how “evidence” skews investigation

A  post header inspired by a few recent conversations: One with a past Doctoral advisee and good friend who is a documentary film maker and nonprofit organization founder with a Phd in cultural studies; another based in conversations with a second life/South India based contact and collaborator; and another on several discussions in Berlin and Frankfurt/Oder […]

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I have always entered “through the Internet” – I am a researcher of the Internet

Yes – I am a researcher of the Internet. That is my point of entry into academic writing. So of course I enter any field for research through the internet – the “virtual” is my site of study – my field research is here. But I don’t take what I find on the internet as […]

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A picture is not worth a 1000 words

This is post from another of my dead blogs – posted Jun 20, 2014 @ 13:13   Driving around randomly in my small town while talking to my mother on the phone, I suddenly focused on the road ahead… Rather than try to describe every detail – I wanted to pick up my iPhone and “instagram” […]

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From Situated Knowledges, Partial Truths, Extended Ethnographies, Locating of Selves to Ethnography of Fragments/Fragmented Access

As I continue my interviews and ethnographies for my three books in-progress (don’t don’t ask ….) I begin to understand anew (it happens each time I embark on a new research project and try to sort out how to verify information from one interview to another – from one ethnographic context to another source of […]

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All knotted up…

As I said to one of the young people I was interviewing for the “South Asia” book project yesterday on skype – I’m going to have to figure out how I am mapping the themes for this book….not only because I am constantly aware that the use of “south Asia” for the “data” set and […]

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Writing in Bergen – smatterings of thought

Today my FB status message at around 6.45 am was :   “I know I’m supposed to take vitamin D pills and the receding daylight should be affecting me and all that – but really I like having a few extra hours of early morning before daybreak and the world around me stops whispering and […]

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Affective circuits and Digital Mediation – Borders, Refugees, Migrants, Bottom of the Pyramid, Smartphones, Care workers, Work/Labor, Games for change, Gender and Race…

Affective circuits and Digital Mediation –  Borders, Refugees, Migrants, Bottom of the Pyramid, Smartphones, Care workers, Work/Labor, Gender and Race…. These are but a few of the key words for all the flurry of research activity that has been occurring in my life these past few months since I arrived in Bergen, Norway as Fulbright […]

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