Theory & Governance
Dr. Jen Mustapha, Huron College
mONDAYS 9:30-11:30PM EDT (GMT-4)
Pols 3335E - OWL POrtal
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As discussed and as outlined HERE, your issue presentations will be pre-recorded with a link to your presentation posted on the OWL FORUMS HERE BY FRIDAY so that all of your classmates can view it before class. Class time will be devoted to your discussions and other things like comments from me and the occasional guest speaker.
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"Smart" Borders and State Surveillance
ISSUE PRESENTATIONS- PRISM and the NSA; Biometric Borders
Louise Amoore (2006) “Biometric Borders: Governing Mobilities in the War on Terror” Political Geography, vol. 25 (3), pp. 336-351
Bauman, Z., Bigo, D., Esteves, P., Guild, E., Jabri, V., Lyon, D., & Walker, R. B. (2014). After Snowden: Rethinking the impact of surveillance. International political sociology, 8(2), 121-144.
McGuire, R. H. (2013). Steel walls and picket fences: Rematerializing the US–Mexican border in ambos Nogales. American Anthropologist, 115(3), 466-480.
"Smart" Weapons, AI, and Algorithms
ISSUE PRESENTATIONS- Autonomous Weapons; Targeted Drone Killings
GUEST SPEAKER THIS WEEK:
Leander, A. (2013). Technological agency in the co-constitution of legal expertise and the US drone program. Leiden Journal of International Law, 26(4), 811-831.
J. Marshall Beier (2003) “Discriminating Tastes: ‘Smart’ Bombs, Non-combatants, and Notions of Legitimacy in Warfare” Security Dialogue, vol. 34 (4), pp. 411-425
Kindervater, K. H. (2016). The emergence of lethal surveillance: Watching and killing in the history of drone technology. Security Dialogue, 47(3), 223-238.