Category Archives: affect

An Indian in Bergen – or a US citizen in Bergen? (or shall we call it – the importance of knowing your Hing”?)

So we walk around looking for stores where they sell Indian (ish) vegetables, spices and grains and legume – we exhibit mannerisms and mixed accents that reveal us as “ugly Americans”… who are we? Who are we when we whip out an American Express card sheepishly as we run out of Norwegian Kroners? Who am […]

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Desi Youth Hanging Out in Digital Diaspora – Presentation for Asian American Heritage Week at Bowling Green State University, April 2015

Some scattered notes on my journeys through mediated worlds for today’s (fun – mostly non-theoretical) presentation (https://twitter.com/cyberdivalivesl/status/591228532358979584) —   Relevant Publications: Gajjala, R (in progress, expected to be in production by Fall 2015). South Asian Digital Diasporas: Labour, Affect and Technomediation. Cultural Studies Series, Lexington Press: UK Gajjala, R. (2011). Snapshots from sari Trails: Cyborgs […]

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Back to School

Been a bit silent on the cyberdiva blogging – but anyone who knows me know I haven’t been silent online at all – been very busy on instagram and very busy being lazy on Facebook and smatterings of stuff sent out to twitter and tumblr while the dark broken sentences sit on my LJ. Working […]

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Labor of Care, Subaltern, Affect, Globalization and Health Communication

Last week, at the   World Social Science Forum 2013, a few colleagues and I did a panel that connects issues of Care, Labor, Affect, Subaltern, Globalization. These presentations critically engage the emerging interdisciplinary field of Health Communication. http://www.wssf2013.org/panel-comit%C3%A9/habit-care-technologies-living-and-laboring-cyborgs-0 Here is the slideshare presentation – http://www.slideshare.net/kandrade/habitof-care Thanks to one of our panelists, we have a recording […]

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Use/Use less: Affect, Labor and Non/materiality – Radhika Gajjala

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Trying to make sense…thinking aloud

In trying to make sense of Digital Ontologies and Neoliberal Ontologies – being careful not to collapse one with the other – through the spotting of wo-men’s work (work, labor, affect, place, time, space and bodies –tacit, material, visible and so-called in-visible -) and through the juxtaposition of the seeming “opposition” of the materiality of […]

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random continuing notes

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sigh…

I’m afraid this blog is going the way of my many other blogs. Let’s face it – I’m not much good at regular blogging on just one topic or in just one location – all the things I’ve wanted to “say” on this blog have been happening in scattered online and offline presences and writings […]

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basement journey

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Continuing ….

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