Bryan Pfaffenberger, University of Virginia, Science, Technology and Society Department, Faculty Member. Studies Information Technology. Bryan Pfaffenberger History, University of Virginia, Charlottesville. In , convinced that technology represented an area ripe for social analysis, I resigned a. Rating and reviews for Professor Bryan Pfaffenberger from University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA United States.

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But best of all, I was at Ground Zero during the heady years of science studies’ “turn to technology” And if Pfaff will give you an A, why not go for it?. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I’ve been in Pfaff’s and classes, and he is very available for individual help. The Rhetoric of Dread: Provide feedback about fpaffenberger page. Hope you had a good semester.

Looking back on this essay after more than 20 years, I’m struck by the liveliness of the writing.

On this page, you’ll find the full text of some of my favorites. I was tenured injoining what must be a very small club namely, those who have received tenure in two different research fields.

Also, frequent tangents during class lectures are distracting. Of course this system would inevitably be colonized by imported, Western conceptions of the landholding as a fixed, determine entity, and it would be difficult, indeed, for the project’s planners to include a Pul Eliya land tenure scheme, even if they knew of it.

Inconvinced that technology represented an area ripe for social analysis, I resigned a tenured position in anthropology in order to take a tenure-track job in the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. Very easy, and even if you’re not on the same page as other classes, he gets you there. Click here to sign up. Caste in Tamil culture: In the traditional land tenure scheme, plots of land were dynamically expanded or contracted as needed to ensure equity of access to well-irrigated land.


Published in Science, Technology, and Human Values, Submitted data becomes the property of RateMyProfessors. No Would Take Again: One of my favorite publications, “The Harsh Facts of Hydraulics” dates from the history of technology’s war against technological determinism; it argues, essentially, that Nature here, the fact that more water is available at the top of Do let me hear from you if you’re interested in my work!

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New citations to this author. Rate This Professor Share. Internet in Plain English. This paper continues to be cited today, fifteen years after its publication. I had a bout with cancer; the disease, but even more so the treatment, including an early and nearly fatal misdiagnosis, left me unable to do much more than meet my classes, grade papers, and attend meetings.


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He understands what pfaffenberer wrong with current teaching methods and actively aims to improve them. The system can’t perform the operation now. This model adds a performative or pragmatic component to the ultra-Chomskian notion of semiotics in ANT by envisioning a discourse among actor-networks.