“Intersecting Processes: Spaces still available at May 2017 New England Workshop on Science and Social Change

Location: Old Fire Station, Woods Hole MA, USA New Dates May 2017, 8am Sat 27 – 2.30pm TUES 30 In this FOUR-day workshop participants will create spaces, interactions, and support in formulating plans to extend our own projects of inquiry and engagement around “intersecting processes.” More info

Intersecting Processes: May 2017 New England Workshop on Science and Social Change

Location: Old Fire Station, Woods Hole MA, USA New Dates May 2017, 8am Sat May 27 – 2.30pm Weds May 31 In this five-day workshop participants will create spaces, interactions, and support in formulating plans to extend our own projects of inquiry and engagement around “intersecting processes.”

Connecting-Probing-Reflecting Spaces: The New England Workshop on Science and Social Change (NewSSC)

This post is my submission for a new form of presentation at its next conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S): The STS [*] Making and Doing initiative aims at encouraging 4S members to share scholarly practices of participation, engagement, and intervention in their fields of study. It highlights scholarly practices for […]

Learning from a 4-day workshop about scaffolding scientific and social change

Originally posted on Probe—Create Change—Reflect:
Although the term “scaffolding” was used often and participants had experiences of being scaffolded, there was little explicit discussion or posting of ideas about scaffolding at a recent 4-day workshop on “Scaffolding Scientific and Social Change.”  In advance of digesting the workshop evaluations, let me post on what…

Scaffolding Scientific and Social Change: Workshop in May 2013

Location: Old Fire Station, Woods Hole MA, USA Dates May 19 (8am) – 22 (2pm) In this workshop participants will create spaces, interactions and support in formulating plans to extend our own projects of inquiry and engagement in scientific and social change. In making such plans, we will also be exploring and developing the idea […]

Conditions for a successful workshop (or “organized multi-person collaborative process”)

During the spring and summer of 2000 I participated in four innovative, interdisciplinary workshops.  A review of  the workshops led me to dig deeper into how workshops work when they do. I assembled a list of heuristics that I include below.  A member of the audience for my first presentation of this review, Tom Flanagan, […]

Alternation between complexities of situation studied and the situation of the studier: A series of writing projects

Let me share the ambitious writing plan I formulated during a workshop last October, given the need I see to feel generative not only reactive when making one’s work and life in the turbulent politics of the USA today.

Learning from experience in the past and elsewhere to prepare one’s community for epidemics that may or may not happen

This “Design sketch” is to initiate a series of Collaborative Explorations (CEs) in one’s community on a range of angles on epidemics and community responses. It arose for Case 3 for the session, “Gathering into Community,” of Design for Living Complexities,