Race/Ethnicity Studies in Science and Technology
Dr. Ron Eglash
Oprah, 419 and DNA: Warning! Identity under Construction
Broken Metaphor: The Master-Slave Analogy in Technical Literature
The African Heritage of Benjamin Banneker
Bamana Sand Divination: Recusion in Ethnomathematics
An Ethnomathematics Comparison of African and Native American Divination Systems (National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden 2005
DJ Mathematics (presentation for Family Tech Day Feb 2005
From Hip-hop to Flip-flop
Why not end racism? (lecture for Lambda Upsilon Lambda and Alpha Phi Alpha, spring 2001)
Race, Sex and Nerds: from Black Geeks to Asian American Hipsters (ASA 2000)
The Race for Cyberspace: Information Technology in the African Diaspora (draft for Science as Culture)
Africanisms in American Mathematical and Information Sciences (AFRICON 1995)
From Ethnomathematics to Ethnocomputing: power pointpresentation at ICEm-4
Other Links on Race and Science
Brain Atrophy In Elderly Leads To Unintended Racism
Links to Black Science History
Mathematicians of the African Diaspora (Dr. Scott W. Williams)
African Americans in the Sciences (Mitchell C. Brown)
Race and IT links
Gender, Race and Ethnicity in Media: Cyberspace (University of Iowa Department of Communication Studies)
Getting the Reality you Deserve (cultural politics of simulation games, by Julian Bleecker)
Culture, Class and Cyberspace Resources (Art McGee)
International Study Group on Ethnomathematics
Eglash, R., Croissant, J., Di Chiro, G., and Fouché, R. (ed). Appropriating Technology
Vernacular Science and Social Power. University of Minnesota Press, 2004.
Eglash, R. African Fractals: modern computing and indigenous design. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press 1999.
Eglash, R. “Geometric algorithms in Mangbetu design.” Mathematics Teacher, pp. 376-381, v. 91 n. 5 May 1998.
Eglash, R. "African influences in cybernetics." in The Cyborg Handbook, Chris Gray (ed), NY: Routledge 1995a.
Eglash, R. "Interview with Patricia Cowing." in The Cyborg Handbook, Chris Gray (ed), NY: Routledge 1995c.
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