Author Archives: Rebekah Cupitt

Rebekah is currently a post-doctoral researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Her research focuses on the intersections with deaf identity, technology, and organisations.

What the $@#! is an “implication for design”?

The upcoming theme for the Association for American Anthropologists Annual Meeting is "Anthropology Matters." While clearly signalling the need for anthropologists to engage and contribute to current social and political affairs in the U.S., the theme can also be interpreted more generally. Today, we're announcing an upcoming thematic series, Disabling Technologies, which will look at how anthropological perspectives matter for technology designers working in contexts of health, disability, and equality across the globe. (more…)