Fall 2018 CASCI Reading Group Schedule

09/11/2018

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading: Information as thing

Citation: Buckland, M. K. (1991). Information as thing. Journal of the American Society for information science42(5), 351-360.

Led by: Priya Kumar

09/18/2018 – Note: alternating sequence anomaly (talk moved to 9/25).

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading: Analyzing the functional dynamics of technological innovation systems: A scheme of analysis.

Citation: Bergek, A., Jacobsson, S., Carlsson, B., Lindmark, S., & Rickne, A. (2008). Analyzing the functional dynamics of technological innovation systems: A scheme of analysis. Research policy37(3), 407-429.

Led by: Myeong Lee

10/09/2018

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading x2:

Citation:

  • Star, S. L., & Griesemer, J. R. (1989). Institutional ecology,translations’ and boundary objects: Amateurs and professionals in Berkeley’s Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 1907-39. Social studies of science, 19(3), 387-420.
  • Leigh Star, S. (2010). This is not a boundary object: Reflections on the origin of a concept. Science, Technology, & Human Values35(5), 601-617.

Led by: Daniel Greene

10/23/2018

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading: Stewardship in the “Age of Algorithms”

Citation: Lynch, C. (2017). Stewardship in the” Age of Algorithms”. First Monday, 22(12).

Led by: Adam Kriesberg

11/06/2018

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading x3 – cross comparison of previous readings: 

Citation: 

  • Bergek, A., Jacobsson, S., Carlsson, B., Lindmark, S., & Rickne, A. (2008). Analyzing the functional dynamics of technological innovation systems: A scheme of analysis. Research policy37(3), 407-429.
  • Biancani, S., McFarland, D. A., & Dahlander, L. (2014). The semiformal organization. Organization Science25(5), 1306-1324.
  • Burton-Jones, A., & Grange, C. (2012). From use to effective use: a representation theory perspective. Information systems research24(3), 632-658.

Led by: Andrew Casertano

11/27/2018

11 am – 12 pm
2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing

Reading: Boundary-Spanning in Social Movements: Antecedents and Outcomes

Citation: Wang, D., Piazza, A., & Soule, S. A. (2018). Boundary-Spanning in Social Movements: Antecedents and Outcomes. Annual Review of Sociology, (0).

Led by: Susan Winter

CASCI Reading Group for Fall 2018 was organized by Jonathan Brier. Please direct paper requests for unclaimed weeks and questions about the schedule to brierjon@umd.edu.