Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford University
Contributing Editor, Platypus: The CASTAC Blog
Fanthome is a Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University. He is an archaeologist who employs theories of spatial production and its material and architectural mediation to investigate the constitution of social relations and claims to political status.
Contributions to Platypus: The CASTAC Blog
When I first thought of putting Science and Technology Studies (STS) and archaeology in conversation, several aspects of this conversation seemed obvious. Given that things and human interactions with things are central to both fields of inquiry, I thought that it would largely be a discussion about epistemologies and the way that the “social,” as a field of action, is constructed by both disciplines. (more…)