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Talks & Papers (most recent)

Invited Talks and Lectures

2023. "The Cybernetic Border." Invited speaker of the Center for Latinx Digital Media, Northwestern University, February 9.

2022. “Border Enforcement as an Information Regime.” Invited speaker with Héctor Beltrán (MIT) for the Material, Visual, and Digital Culture Research Seminar, Department of Anthropology at the University College London, January 31.

2021. "Notes on Border Technopolitical Regimes." Invited Speaker of the African Technoscapes Cluster @ Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of the Witwatersrand, September 7.

2021. “Latinidad and Technoscience.” Keynote at La Academia del Pueblo, Wayne State University, April 17.


2021. “Networked Asymmetries in Stories of Technoscience.” History and Philosophy of Science Colloquium, University of Texas at Austin, February 5.

2020. “Alien Files: The Green Card as Racial Control.” Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society, Indiana University, October 22.


2020. “Disorienting the Border Machine.” Conference for Research on Choreographic Interfaces, Brown University, March 5-7.

Papers Presented

2022. “‘Cowboy in the Sky’: The Firebee on the Settler Colonial Frontier.” Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology, Madrid, July 6-9.

2021. “A Conversation on Drones, Robots and Mechanization of Politics: Unmanning and Research In-Progress.” Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science: Good Relations, Toronto, October 6-9.

2021. Conversation on Technoprecarious (Co-panelist), Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association, October 11-14.

2021. Special Issue Launch for the journal of Critical Ethnic Studies (Co-Panelist). The Humanities Institute, University of California, Santa Cruz, May 7.


2021. “Un-Civil Technoscience: Anti-Immigration and Citizen Science in Boundary Making.” Beyond Surveillance Symposium, University of California Santa Cruz, April 1, 8.


2021. Conversation on Technoprecarious (Co-panelist). Labor Tech Research Network, March 12.


2021. Critical Surveillance Inquiry Panel (Co-Panelist). Good Systems, Bridging Barriers, University of Texas at Austin, January 29.

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