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The Distance Cure: A History of Teletherapy

April 18th, 2022  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

The American Psychoanalytic Association has awarded Hannah Zeavin the 2022 Courage to Dream Book Prize for her book, The Distance Cure: A History of Teletherapy (MIT Press, 2021).The Distance Cure tracks the history of teletherapy (understood as a therapeutic interaction over distance) and its metamorphosis from a model of cure to one of contingent help.… Read more

Hot and Cool Mothers

March 28th, 2022  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Hannah Zeavin, CSTMS Executive Committee Member, won the Inaugural Timothy Shary prize for Best Essay published in Children’s and Youth Media in 2021 from The Children and Youth Media Special Interest Group at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, for her article “Hot and Cool Mothers” in differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 32,… Read more

Welcome to the Digital Village

March 18th, 2022  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Dr. Hilary Faxon, a Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, won the American Association of Geographers’ top early career award at the annual conference. The award was given for her paper, “Welcome to the Digital Village: Networking Geographies of Agrarian Change”, which explores digital connection from the paddy fields… Read more

Undergraduate Minor in Science, Technology, and Society in Spring 2022

November 9th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

CSTMS is pleased to announce that we are launching an Undergraduate Minor in Science, Technology and Society (STS) in Spring 2022. Please help us spread the word to undergraduates who might be interested in applying! The STS Minor will provide students critical thinking skills to effectively contribute to a world shaped by computing and artificial intelligence,… Read more

Welcome to Fall 2021

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Dear all, Welcome to another exciting semester at the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society! It is my pleasure to serve as Acting Director for the Center this year and to welcome you all back in person. As a historian of medicine and gender in the History Department, I have been a member of… Read more

Mursinna Selected for Berkeley-Uppsala Research Fellowship

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Mursinna Selected for Berkeley-Uppsala Research Fellowship

CSTMS affiliate and Designated Emphasis in STS student Jordan Thomas Mursinna has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Berkeley-Uppsala Research Fellowship. Following a partnership established in 2018 with UC Berkeley, Uppsala University designed the Fellowship to foster increased collaboration between the two institutions. Mursinna’s project examines controversies in the history of taxonomy and… Read more

DE in STS Alumnae Interviewed

March 19th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

DE in STS Alumnae Interviewed

CSTMS recently conducted interviews with two alumnae of the DE in STS Program, Kathleen Gutierrez and Julia Lewandoski. Both now work as assistant professors at UC Santa Cruz and CSU San Marcos, respectively. See the complete interviews and learn more about their future projects here.

CSTMS Director Massimo Mazzotti and affiliate Mariam Sabri awarded NSF Grant

February 17th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

CSTMS Director Massimo Mazzotti and affiliate Mariam Sabri awarded NSF Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a Standard Grant to CSTMS Director Prof. Massimo Mazzotti and CSTMS affiliate and DE in STS student Mariam Sabri. The grant funds Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement for co-Principal Investigator Mariam Sabri’s project Time-Telling,The Exact Sciences and Empire in Early Modern India. The funds will allow Sabri to travel to… Read more

Mazzotti & Kelkar interviewed on Algorithmic Futures

February 10th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Mazzotti & Kelkar interviewed on Algorithmic Futures

Caterina Reva interviewed CSTMS Director Massimo Mazzotti and CSTMS affiliate lecturer Shreeharsh Kelkar for the site so-far.online, an online publication and gallery that is “tracing a continuum where gaps have occurred between the fields of technology, culture, and art.” Mazzotti and Kelkar discussed the future of algorithms and the digitization of medical fields, law enforcement,… Read more

Mariam Sabri’s Book Review Published in Taylor & Francis

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Mariam Sabri’s Book Review Published in Taylor & Francis

CSTMS affiliate, Mariam Sabri, recently had a book review published in Taylor & Francis. In the Journal of Iranian Studies, Sabri examines Rajeev Kinra’s book, Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahmin and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary (UC Press: 2015). The book is about scribal culture, the history of bureaucracy and Hindu-Muslim relations in… Read more

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