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Open Sessions List

 

Society for the History of Technology (SHOT)
Annual Meeting – New Orleans
10-13 November 2022

Individuals and groups interested in finding others to join an organized session may propose an open session proposal that will be posted in the Open Sessions List below. Open Session descriptions, along with the organizer’s contact information, will appear in the Open Session List below. The earlier an open session proposal is sent to SHOT, the earlier it will be posted on the website. Submit a 150-250 word abstract describing YOUR proposed session, the type of papers you are looking for, and contact information (name, title, institution, and email address for each organizer.)

Please note that the Open Sessions List will be updated daily until April 10th, 2022.

It is not possible anymore to submit proposals for the Open Sessions List

Joining an open session proposal

The submitted open session proposals are listed below. Scholars interested in joining one of these sessions are encouraged to contact the organizer(s) – NOT the program committee – as soon as possible. Please make sure to leave sufficient time for the organizers to prepare and submit a fully formed session proposal by the extended deadline of April 24 2022.

Open Sessions List SHOT Annual Meeting New Orleans 2022

For more information on any of the open sessions listed below, click on the session title to access a PDF of the abstract. To inquire about joining one of the Open Sessions listed below, please contact the session organizer by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address listed.

Updated April 14 2022

Open Session Title: Historical Contexts of Today’s Transnational Supply Chain Woes
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Contact the organizer: Kevin Moskowitz (University of Texas at Arlington) – [email protected]

Open Session Title: Gender and Technology: State of the Field
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Contact the organizer: Donna Drucker[email protected]

Open Session Title: Imagining Technological Transformations
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Contact the organizers: David Burel (Arizona State University) – [email protected] and Valerie Adams (Arizona State University) – [email protected]

Open Session Title: The Culture & Commerce of Outdoor Recreation in the Mountain West
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Contact the organizer: Matt Green (University of Utah) – [email protected]

Open Session Title: The Janus Face of Technocracy
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Contact the organizer: Luis FelipeEguiarte Souza (University of Minnesota) – [email protected]

Open Session Title: Craft: Transnational and entangled histories of materials, bodies and objects
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Contact the organizers: Thamarai Selvan Kannan (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India) – [email protected] and Madhu Narayanan (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India) – [email protected]

Open Session Title: Engineering Empire, Globalization and Technological Change (Prometheans Sponsored Session)
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Contact the organizer: Ellan Spero (MIT) – [email protected]

Open Session Title: Evolution of Industrial Technology in British Colonies In Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries & Its Benefits as Postcolonial Legacy
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Contact the organizer: Baisakhi Bandyopadhyay (The Asiatic Society Kolkota India) – [email protected]

Open Session Title: Globalization: Reflections and Perspectives
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Contact the organizer: Darwin Stapleton (Executive Director Emeritus, Rockefeller Archive Center)

Open Session Title: Rethinking technological change in art
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Contact the organizers: Magdalena Zdrodowska (Jagiellonian University) – [email protected] and Sławomir Łotysz (Polish Academy of Sciences) – [email protected]

 

Darwin Stapleton (Executive Director Emeritus, Rockefeller Archive Center)