Talks & Papers (most recent)

Invited Talks and Lectures

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.


2020. “Automating Control: Race, Technology and Border Making.” Department of American Studies, University of Texas at Austin, February 10.


2020. “On the Cybernetic Border: Race, Identification, and Automation.” Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley, February 3.

Papers Presented

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.

2019. “From the Green Card to ADIT: Alien Data and Regimes of Connectivity, 1940s-1970s.” New Voices in Science & Technology Studies Symposium, Williams College, Williamstown, November 1-3.