Writing & Talking

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“How Experiments Age: Gerontology and Beagles at Davis,” Social Studies of Science, forthcoming, 2018.


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“Hot and Smoking Dogs: Toward a New Study of Cigarettes,” presented at History of Medicine Working Group History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Cambridge & Toronto, November 2017.

“Standard Men: Building the Reference Individuals of Radiation Protection (1949-Present),” presented at Phunday, Princeton, NJ, October 21, 2017.

“Carnivorous Anatomies: Art and Being Beasts,” in Reconfiguring the Non-Human, Routledge, forthcoming, 2018.

“Brother Swine: Inventing the Nuclear Model Organism,” presented at Legacies of the Manhattan Project Conference, Hanford, Washington, March 2017.

“The Gerontology of Experiment: Old Dogs and New Medicine,” presented at History of Medicine Working Group, Cambridge, MA, February 13, 2017.

“Dogged Experimentation and Waste: Memory, Science, and Time,” presented at Phunday, Cambridge, October 29, 2016.

“Sounding sacrifice: de-barking, volume, experimentation,” presented at Modern Sciences Working Group, Cambridge, September 28, 2016.

“Narrating the Birth of Narration: The Challenges and Possibilities of Fictional Representation of Language Acquisition,” presented at Cognitive Futures in the Humanities Conference, Helsinki, June 2016.

“Tasting/Testing Hogs: Cooking and Consumption as Science,” presented at 20th Annual CLIFF Conference, Appetites: Discourses of Consumption, University of Michigan, March 2016.

“A Revolution in Agricultural Affairs: Dronoculture, Precision, Capital,” in The Rise of the Good Drone (Routledge, 2017). Available at Amazon.

“Provocation: A Prairie Drone Companion,” Culture Machine, Vol. 16 (2015), here.

“Cutting Ourselves Apart: Learning the Human via the Pig,” presented at Reconfiguring Human and Non-human, University of Jyväskylä, Oct 29, 2015.

“Interview with Étienne Balibar,” The Harvard Advocate, 2015, here.

“The Military-Oenology Complex: Precision Farming and Homo Dronomicus,” presented at As Above, So Below, Lincoln, 2014.

“The Parallax Drone: Capital, Desire, Technology,” presented at Žižek Studies Conference, Cincinnati, 2014.

“Review: The Origins of Deconstruction. Edited by Martin McQuillan and Ika Willis,” The European Legacy 17 (5), 687-688 2012, here.

“Seeking Peace, Finding the Violence of the Real: Traumatic Ecologies and the Post-Political Present,” International Journal of Žižek Studies 6.1 (2012), here.

“Review: The Philosophy of Deception,” Humana Mente 20, 299 (2012).

“Can We (Still) Be Žižekians and Rancièreans?” with Thomas Hodgman, International Journal of Žižek Studies 5.3 (2011), here.