The SKAT and Sociology of Algorithms Workshops meet Mondays from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. The workshop follows a hybrid format; in-person meetings take place on campus. To receive the paper (and the Zoom link) circulated the week prior to each meeting, ask to be added to the mailing list or email [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected] for access to individual sessions.


​​January 16thStephen Turner (University of South Florida): Epistemic coercion


January 29th (12:30pm -2pm, room 509) – Julien Larregue (Université Laval): Hereditary: The Persistence of Biological Theories of Crime


February 5thAdam Leeds (Columbia University): Red Spetsy in the People’s Household: Rationalizing the Economic Mechanism


February 14th (Wednesday)– Donald MacKenzie (University of Edinburgh): Battling for your Phone


February 19th [Sociology of Algorithms]Renzhe Yu (Columbia University)


February 26th [Sociology of Algorithms]Carl Vondrick (Columbia University): Multimodal Learning from Pixels to People


March 4thZoltan Nicolas Dujisin (Erasmus University Rotterdam)


March 18th (room 207) – Eli Zaretsky (The New School)


March 25thElgen Sauerborn (The Free University of Berlin): Science, Society, and Sentiment. The Emotional Fabric of Trust in Scientific Knowledge and Expertise


April 1stThéo Voldoire (Sciences Po): Bayesian Imputation of Revolving Doors


April 11th (Thursday, 12pm-1:30pm, room 207) [Sociology of Algorithms]Karl Berglund (Uppsala University): Reading Audio Readers. Book Consumption in the Streaming Age


April 15thAnkit Bhardwaj (New York University): Decarbonization’s Math Problems: The Climate Politics of Quantifying Emissions, Renewables, and Justice


April 24th (Wednesday, 12:30pm -2pm, room 207)– Gisèle Sapiro (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales)


April 29thSanjana Malhotra (Columbia University): Geotagging and the changing nature of work in the Indian bureaucracy


May 6thTristan Leperlier (CNRS): Why bother? Motivations of American translators


May 13thSarah Lageson (Rutgers University): Algorithmic Injustice in Action. An empirical examination of criminal record data and background screening