109th chat, Tuesday July 10: citation politics
6 pm Pacific / 7 pm Mountain / 8 pm Central / 9 pm Eastern
- Ray, Victor. “The Racial Politics of Citation.” Inside Higher Ed, April 27, 2018, Conditionally Accepted.
- Ahmed, Sara. “Making Feminist Points.” feministkilljoys (blog). September 11, 2013.
- Luo, Wei, Julia Adams, and Hannah Brueckner. “The Ladies Vanish? American Sociology and the Genealogy of its Missing Women on Wikipedia.” Working Paper # 0012, Department of Social Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2018.
- Mott, Carrie, and Daniel Cockayne. “Citation Matters: Mobilizing the Politics of Citation Toward a Practice of ‘Conscientious Engagement.’” Gender, Place & Culture 24, no. 7 (July 3, 2017): 954–73.
- Q1. How does citation work as a performative and reproductive technology of power? (i.e., how does it reproduce and embody existing power structures?)
- Q2. How do our personal citational practices reproduce or upend existing exclusionary practices in teaching and research?
- Q3. How can we address/redress the unequal politics of citation in our instructional work? (In research consultations? In institutional policy? In our own projects?)
- Q4. What role can movements for open access play in redressing the unequal politics of citation? What are its strengths and limitations?
- Q5. Can we/should we/do we challenge the use of citation counts as an academic performance metric? What does that look like? Are there existing alternatives?
- Delgado, Richard. “Imperial Scholar: Reflections On a Review of Civil Rights Literature.” University of Pennsylvania Law Review 132, no. 3 (March 1, 1984): 561–578.
- Hart, Jeni, and Amy Scott Metcalfe. “Whose Web of KnowledgeTM Is It Anyway?: Citing Feminist Research in the Field of Higher Education.” The Journal of Higher Education 81, no. 2 (2010): 140–63. [paywall]
- Lutz, Catherine. “The Erasure of Women’s Writing in Sociocultural Anthropology.” American Ethnologist 17, no. 4 (1990): 611–27. [paywall]
- Wallis, Lauren. “Mapping Power and Privilege in Scholarly Conversations” in Critical Pedagogy Handbook, vol. 2. ACRL: Chicago, IL, 2016.
- Todd, Zoe. “An Indigenous Feminist’s Take On The Ontological Turn: ‘Ontology’ Is Just Another Word For Colonialism.” Journal of Historical Sociology 29, Issue 1 (March 2016): 4-22. [paywall]