Course Bibliography

All books on this list (with the exception of those whose full content is available on-line through the Cornell library) have been placed on reserve at the Engineering library.
  • Agre, Philip E. "Metaphor in Practice." Computation and Human Experience Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 27-48.
  • Akrich, Madeleine. "The De-scription of Technical Objects." In Wiebe Bijker and John Law, eds., Shaping Technology/Building Society: Studies in Sociotechnical Change. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1992, pp. 205-224.
  • Aoki, Paul M. and Allison Woodruff, 2005. "Making space for stories: ambiguity in the design of personal communication systems." In Proceedings of CHI 2005. NY: ACM Press, pp. 181-190.
  • Balka, Ellen and Ina Wagner. "Making things work: dimensions of configurability as appropriation work." In Proc. CSCW '06. New York: ACM, 2006, pp. 229-238.
  • Boehner, Kirsten, Janet Vertesi, Phoebe Sengers, and Paul Dourish. "How HCI Interprets the Probes." In Proc. CHI 2007, pp. 1077-1086.
  • Bossen, C. and Dalsgaard, P. "Conceptualization and appropriation: the evolving use of a collaborative knowledge management system." In Proceedings of Critical Computing 2005. NY: ACM Press, pp. 99-108.
  • Buchanan, Roderick D. "Ink Blots or Profile Plots: The Rorschach versus the MMPI as the Right Tool for a Science-Based Profession." Science, Technology, & Human Values, Vol. 22, No. 2. (Spring, 1997), pp. 168-206.
  • Cooper, Geoff and Bowers, John. "Representing the user: Notes on the disciplinary rhetoric of human-computer interaction." From Peter Thomas, ed., The Sociological and Interactional Dimensions of Human-Computer Interfaces. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995, pp. 48-66.
  • Culler, Jonathan. On Deconstruction. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1983.
  • Dreyfus, Hubert L.. Being-in-the-World: A Commentary on Heiddegger's Being and Time. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1991.
  • Dourish, Paul. "Implications for design." In Proceedings of CHI 2006. NY: ACM Press, pp. 541-550.
  • Dourish, Paul. Where the Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001.
  • Dunne, Anthony. "Psychosocial Narratives." Hertzian Tales: Electronic Products, Aesthetic Experience, and Critical Design. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005, pp. 69-81.
  • Dunne, Anthony and Fiona Raby. "Designer as Author." Design Noir: The Secret Life of Electronic Objects. Basel:Birkhäuser, 2001, pp. 57-73.
  • Emerson, Robert M., Rachel I. Fretz, and Linda L. Shaw. Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes. Chicago, U. Chicago Press, 1995.
  • Forsythe, Diana E. "'It's Just a Matter of Common Sense': Ethnography as Invisible Work." Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Vol 8, No. 1/2 (Feb. 1999), pp 127-145.
  • Forsythe, Diana E. "New Bottles, Old Wine: Hidden Cultural Assumptions in a Computerized Explanation System for Migraine Sufferers." Medical Anthropology Quarterly, New Series, Vol. 10, No. 4 (Dec., 1996), pp. 551-574.
  • Foucault, Michel. "Nietzsche, Freud, Marx", trans. Alan D. Schrift. In Gayle L. Ormiston and Alan D. Schrift,, ed., Transforming the Hermeneutic Context From Nietzsche to Nancy. Albany: State University of New York Press, Albany, 1990, pp. 55-67.
  • Freud, Sigmund. "On Dreams." Peter Gay, ed., The Freud Reader. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1989, pp. 142-173.
  • Gaver, William, Jacob Beaver, and Steve Benford, "Ambiguity as a resource for design." In Proceedings of CHI 2003. NY: ACM Press, pp. 233-240.
  • Gaver, William and Dunne, Anthony. "Projected realities: conceptual design for cultural effect." In Proc. CHI '99. New York: ACM, pp. 600-607.
  • Geertz, Clifford. "Thick Description." The Interpretation of Cultures. NY: Basic Books, 1973, pp. 3-30.
  • Haraway, Donna. "Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective." Feminist Studies, Vol. 14, No. 3. (Autumn, 1988), pp. 575-599.
  • Kline, Ronald and Trevor Pinch, 1996. "Users as agents of technological change: The social construction of the automobile in the rural United States." Technology and Culture. Oct 1996; vol 37, no 4; pp. 763-795.
  • Lægran, Anne Sofie. "The petrol station and the Internet café: Rural technospaces for youth." Journal of Rural Studies<, vol 18, no 2 (April 2002), pp. 157-168.
  • Leahu, Lucian, Steve Schwenk, and Phoebe Sengers. "Subjective objectivity: Negotiating emotional meaning." In Proc. DIS '08. New York: ACM Press, 2008, pp. 425-434.
  • Leshed, Gilly, Theresa Velden, Oya Rieger, Blazej Kot, and Phoebe Sengers. "In-car GPS navigation: Engagement with and disengagement from the environment." In Proc. CHI '08. New York: ACM Press, 2008, pp. 1675-1684.
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich. "On Truth and Lie in an Extra-Moral Sense." From The Nietzsche Channel, [Downloaded January 26, 2007], 1873/2007.
  • Oudshoorn, Nelly and Trevor Pinch. "Introduction." From Nelly Oudshoorna and Trevor Pinch, eds., How Users Matter. MIT: MIT Press, 2003, pp 1-28.
  • Reddy, Michael J. "The Conduit Metaphor: A Case of Frame Conflict in Our Language about Language." From Andrew Ortony, ed., Metaphor and Thought. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993, pp. 164-201.
  • Ricoeur, Paul. "Chapter 2: The Conflict of Interpretations." Denis Savage, trans., Freud & Philosophy: An Essay on Interpretation. New Haven: Yale University, 1970, pp. 20-36.
  • de Saussure, Ferdinand. Course in General Linguistics. Open Court, 1986.
  • Sengers, Phoebe and Bill Gaver. "Staying open to interpretation: Engaging multiple meanings in design and evaluation." In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems 2006. NY: ACM Press, pp. 99-108.
  • Suchman, Lucy. Plans and Situated Actions. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1987.
  • Taylor, A. S. and Swan, L. 2005. "Artful systems in the home." In Proc. CHI '05, NY: ACM, pp. 641-650.
  • Turner, Fred. "The Shifting Politics of the Computational Metaphor." From Counterculture to Cyberculture. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006, pp.11-39.
  • Wakkary, Ron and Leah Maestri. "Aspects of Everyday Design: Resourcefulness, Adapation, and Emergence." International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 24, No. 5 (June 2008), pp 478-491.
  • Weaver, Warren. "Recent Contributions to the Mathematical Theory of Communication." In Claude E. Shannon and Warren Weaver, A Mathematical Model of Communication. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1949.
  • Williams, Raymond. "Ideology". Steven Lukes, ed., Marxism and Literature. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1977, pp. 55-71.
  • Winograd, Terry and Fernando Flores. Understanding Computers and Cognition. Addison-Wesley, 1986.
  • Woolgar, Steve. "Configuring the user: the case of usability trials." In John Law, ed., A Sociology of Monsters: Essays on Power, Technology and Domination. London: Routledge, 1991: 58-97.
Instructor: Phoebe Sengers
Location: Phillips 213
Time: Tu, Th 11:40-12:55