Author: Scott Kirsch
Are our technological choices open to democratic participation? How are the relations between technology and democracy being reconfigured, and how might they be? GEOG 650 Technology & Democracy Workshop is a research-oriented experiential and service learning course. The syllabus is available here: ~ 2015.TECH&DEM.syllabus Support from APPLES service learning and UNC’s Office for Undergraduate Research GRC […]
My spring 2015 graduate seminar is “The production of space: Henri Lefebvre and historical-geographical materialism.” The syllabus is posted here: ~Geog.814.2015
Spring 2015 Graduate Seminar: GEOG 814: THE PRODUCTION OF SPACE Henri Lefebvre & historical-geographical materialism Thursdays 5-8pm @ MU222 Instructor: Scott Kirsch email: email@example.com Overview If it is no longer remarkable to speak of space, nature, and landscapes as “socially produced” it is largely a reflection of the extent to which contemporary spatial and […]
Abstract for my talk at the University of Toronto’s Geography Department next week: Technology as a keyword Abstract While for centuries technology referred to a systematic study of the ‘practical arts’ – typically a technical manual or a kind of book –its usage has expanded dramatically so that today we think nothing of the […]
Spring 2015 Technology & Democracy Workshop (GEOG 650) Instructor: Scott Kirsch email: firstname.lastname@example.org Are our technological choices open to democratic participation? How are the relations between technology and democracy being reconfigured, and how might they be? GEOG 650 Technology & Democracy Workshop is a research-oriented experiential learning course open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Students explore political, […]
Conor Harrison’s public PhD presentation: “Power for All? Electricity and uneven development in eastern North Carolina” will be Monday April 28 @2pm, and since it has now moved to a bigger room in SA 220 I can say more enthusiastically, please join us! The committee defense will follow (Scott Kirsch, chair; John Pickles; Jeff Popke […]
A low-res scan of my chapter on geographical knowledge as a laboratory product, from Agnew and Livingstone’s (2011) Sage Handbook of Geographical Knowledge. Kirsch.lab.obs.hbk * *All posted publications and images are provided for educational and research (non-commercial) uses only.