The Princeton TechSoc Reading Group is dedicated to exploring the interrelationships between technology and society, with an emphasis on IT policy issues. Subscribe here to the email list.
Our theme this semester is Tech and the Environment. We’ll also be spotlighting local environmental news each to ground our meetings in the communities around us, so please check out this resource too:
TechSoc will meet virtually and in 306 Sherrerd Hall biweekly on Thursdays at 3 p.m. For additional information and the Zoom link please contact Klaudia Jazwinska at or Christelle Tessono at .
Thursday, February 10
This week, our theme is Indigenous People and the Environment — We’ll be discussing how communities have used technology in the fight against environmental degradation, while also complicating our understandings of “environmentally friendly tech”. We’ll be centering Indigenous voices in our discussion, and welcome you to consider the histories and legacies of colonialism in NJ history, while also uplifting indigenous resistance, joy, and futures.
Here are some suggested readings to review prior to the discussion: