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Shifting relations with the more-than-human: Six threshold concepts for transformative sustainability learning – An Article Summary

After some time traveling for work, having done a lot of reading along the way, I am finally pausing enough to share some of what I learned via a #5Papers strategy: 1/ I read Barrett, Harmin, Maracle, Patterson, Thomson, Flowers, & Bors (2016)... 2/ ...Shifting relations with the more-than-human: six threshold concepts for transformative sustainability…

Cultural Objects in a Transforming World: An #Actor-Network Article Summary

Glad to be back thinking #5Papers in practice, here as we begin another week! 1/ I read Beckstead (2015) Cultural objects in a transforming world http://doi.org/10.1177/1354067X14551300 for #5Papers today 2/ This theoretical work takes a psychological approach to groups through an #Actor-Network Theory frame #ANTheory 3/ #Actor-Network Theory posits groups and society is not static,…

My Actor-Network Paper & Slides at Social Media and Society 2015

I just returned from the Social Media and Society 2015 International Conference in Toronto, and wanted to bring together some of the element from my ongoing work with actor-network theory. My paper was entitled Just What Is Social in Social Media? An Actor-Network Critique of Twitter Agency and Assumptions. Here is a link to it…

Actor-Network Theory and Systems Theory

Leave it to the #CLmooc overlords (hey, I can never figure out who the weekly leaders are, so why not?) to challenge us to think about systems theory during the Week 4 Make Cycle. While last week was a challenging one for me on many levels, I just could not let this one pass by…

Why I am no longer a Critical Theorist

Leave it to Maha Bali in her Embracing Paradox: Both/And Mentality and Postmodernism to get me thinking about critical theory and how I find myself somehow free of it. Egads, what did I just say? Power is all around us, right? I agree. Do all people operate with equality and fair use of power? Certainly…