Recent Publications by International Studies Faculty
In November, Professor Padraic Kenney published Dance in Chains:Political Imprisonment in the Modern World, "the first book to trace the history of modern political imprisonment from its origins in the mid-nineteenth century."
In January, Professor Jessica O'Reilly released The Technocratic Antarctic: An Ethnography of Scientific Expertise and Environmental Governance (Cornell UP). Spanning over a decade of research, the book is “an ethnographic account of the scientists and policymakers who work on Antarctica,” and draws upon Professor O’Reilly’s long-standing anthropological relationship with the scientists of Antarctica.
In May, Professor Hamid Ekbia published Heteromation, and Other Stories of Computing and Capitalism. The book explores "the social and technological processes through which economic value is extracted from digitally mediated work, the nature of the value created, and what prompts people to participate in the process."
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International Studies Fall Capstone Symposium
International Studies students will present their research at the International Studies Capstone Symposium in the Global and International Studies Building. A reception for students, their mentors and the general public will be held during the poster presentation in the first floor lounge.