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On the Chilean Feminist Movement & STS

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ASU scholar and graduate student in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Martin Perez Comisso (@mapc), has written on the feminist movement in Chile and feminist STS (Science and Technology Studies) in "Feminism enacted: A/n (un)situated case to introduce (Chilean) feminist perspectives to STS folks" on Medium: 

"I’m looking at a revolution from a screen. In my country, a whole social movement is fighting for gender equity as many other countries in the world. At the same time, I am learning about the intellectual tradition of feminist scholars in the field, as well their contributions in our methods, research objects, and perspectives. I’m struggling with it as a virtual spectator of the current Chilean feminist movement..."

Comisso's article reflects on the current 2018 Chilean feminist movement as well as feminist work and critiques authored by Chilean women in science, technology, and the media. 

"Chilean feminist movement is diversity, care and reflexivity embodied...."

The full article is available on Medium here.


Featured Photo by Jorge Flores on Unsplash
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