IVÁN CHAAR LÓPEZ

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News!

August 2021 - Super happy that my latest article is finally out in the most recent issue of Critical Ethnic Studies. Read about "Alien Data" and the border technopolitical regime here.

March 2021 - I talked with Sareeta Amrute about my work on surveillance. Read our conversation in this month's ACM's Interactions IX.

December 2020 - Precarity Lab's new book Technoprecarious is out now with Goldsmiths Press / MIT Press. (Free online book)

October 2020 - I'm thrilled and humbled to announce my article "Sensing Intruders: Race and the Automation of Border Control" was awarded the Constance M. Rourke Prize for best article in American Quarterly in 2020.

Upcoming
Talks & Events

October 6-9, 2021 - Co-chairing panels with Héctor Beltrán on "Borderlands and/as Machine: Technoscience in Unequal and Uncertain Lifeworlds" at the next 4S (Society for Social Studies of Science) Annual Meeting.

September 7, 2021 - Invited Speaker of the African Technoscapes Cluster @ Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research.

April 17, 2021 - Keynote (remote) on "Latinidad and Technology" at La Academia del Pueblo, Wayne State University.

March 12, 2021 - Co-panelist for the Labor Tech Research Network. Meeting devoted to Precarity Lab's Technoprecarious.

Research

| U.S.-Mexico borderlands |

| History of technology & imperial formations |

| Science & Technology Studies |

| Latina/o/x Studies |

| American Studies |