Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Digital Affect conference Manchester \'10

218

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
218
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide
  • Google calendar example?
  • Google calendar example?
  • Persuasive for whom? Social scientist vs. historians
  • Persuasive for whom? Social scientist vs. historians
  • Persuasive for whom? Social scientist vs. historians
  • Persuasive for whom? Social scientist vs. historians
  • Transcript

    • 1. Affect it, digitize it, explore it Affective labour and digital technologies in scholarly collaboration Smiljana Antonijevic, Stefan Dormans, Sally Wyatt Affective Fabrics of Digital Culture June 3-4, 2010
    • 2.  
    • 3. Paper outline <ul><li>Premise : emotional engagements constitute one of the central elements of knowledge production. </li></ul><ul><li>Theme : types and role of affective labour in scholarly work (collaboration). </li></ul><ul><li>Focus : changes brought by the use of digital technologies. </li></ul>
    • 4. Affective labour <ul><li>Production activities that create, sustain, and/or modify judgements. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be found in formal and informal interactions between scholars (and other social actors). </li></ul><ul><li>Production of affect also part of goal of academic work, e.g. in teaching & preparing texts. </li></ul>
    • 5. Sources <ul><li>Theoretical debates about immaterial and affective labour and knowledge economy (Marx 1861-63; Castells 1996; Hardt and Negri 2000; Terranova 2004; Fraser and Puwar 2008; Gill 2010). </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnographic study on collaboratories in social and economic history (VKS/IISG study; Stefan Dormans and Jan Kok). </li></ul><ul><li>Our own collaborative experience in writing this paper (reflections, emails, conversations, drafts). </li></ul>
    • 6. Conceptual framework <ul><li>Care work </li></ul><ul><li>Articulation work </li></ul><ul><li>Persuasion work </li></ul><ul><li>Not intended to be comprehensive or mutually exclusive. </li></ul><ul><li>H euristic to draw our attention to aspects of scholarly work that often remain invisible or unspoken. </li></ul>
    • 7. Care work
    • 8. <ul><li>Taking care of and being careful with sources, data, texts, colleagues. </li></ul><ul><li>Formal ( disciplinary ethical codes, peer review, promotion committees); informal ( personal and/or institutional ‘styles of behavior’). </li></ul>
    • 9. <ul><li>Taking care of and being careful with sources, data, texts, colleagues. </li></ul><ul><li>Formal ( disciplinary ethical codes, peer review, promotion committees); informal ( personal and/or institutional ‘styles of behavior’). </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges of creating shared databases in social history: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>caring of intellectual property arrangements; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>acknowledging the work in creating and maintaining shared data. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Challenges in our team: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>different attitudes/experiences with collaborative writing; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ epistemological carelessness”. </li></ul></ul>
    • 10. Articulation work
    • 11. <ul><li>A set of activities required to manage the distributed nature of cooperative work. </li></ul><ul><li>Planned (coordination of work, organisation of meetings ); ad hoc (communicating tacit knowledge, initiating and moderating discussions, managing staff turnover ). </li></ul>
    • 12. <ul><li>A set of activities required to manage the distributed nature of cooperative work. </li></ul><ul><li>Planned (coordination of work, organisation of meetings ); ad hoc (communicating tacit knowledge, initiating and moderating discussions, managing staff turnover ). </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges of creating shared databases in social history: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>implementing metadata guidelines; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sharing contextual knowledge of own data. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Challenges in our team: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>explicitness in collaborative research/writing; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sharing web calendars. </li></ul></ul>
    • 13. Persuasion work
    • 14. <ul><li>Rhetorically, the creation of knowledge is a task beginning with self-persuasion and ending with the persuasion of others (Gross 1990). </li></ul><ul><li>Credibility work (topic and methods); reputation work (outputs); position work (status). </li></ul>
    • 15. <ul><li>Rhetorically, the creation of knowledge is a task beginning with self-persuasion and ending with the persuasion of others (Gross 1990). </li></ul><ul><li>Credibility work (topic and methods); reputation work (outputs); position work (status). </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges of creating shared databases in social history: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>m aking the implicit explicit; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>persuasive for whom? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Challenges in our team: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>conceptual and methodological differences; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the broader context of work. </li></ul></ul>
    • 16. Discussion <ul><li>Comments on existing categories? </li></ul><ul><li>Additional examples? </li></ul><ul><li>Non-academic care, articulation, and/or persuasion work? </li></ul><ul><li>Negative affective labour – feelings of frustration, envy, resentment, anxiety? </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
    • 17. <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul><ul><li>Smiljana Antonijevic </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Stefan Dormans </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Sally Wyatt </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

    ×