Historical Locatedness

The Objectivity of My Affection: Part 6

Now that we’ve covered cultural and community locatedness, what about that tricky third one – historical locatedness?  How is our science affected by our historical context? And what does that have to do with objectivity?


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Objectivity Part 6 - Where Are We Digging Pt 2

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Sophie Wang (aka shuf) is a second generation Chinese American zine gremlin who challenges our taken-for-granted assumptions about western science through comics and zines. She draws from her background in Science and Technology Studies and her many years making art of widely varying quality. She peaked at age 4 trying to name her brother after Bert from Sesame Street (he's not). You can follow her at @wangshuf.