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“Home Tek 101: cross-kingdom intimacy and the re-domestication of the lab” was a paper I presented as part of “The Mushroom Multiple,” a panel I co-organized at the annual meeting of the American Anthropology Association, November 2017, in Washington DC. Peter Oviatt and I organized this panel for the 2017 annual meetings of the AAAs in […]
“Mycoremediation: the making and unmaking of a citizen science,” on the panel, “Citizen Science I: Co-Constructing Citizen Science” @ the Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Boston, MA, Aug 30 – Sept 2, 2017 In this presentation, I look at how the vision of mycoremediation–that is, the bioremediation of toxins by […]
Outlaw mycology! Unruly innovators, a panel at the BioFabbing Convergence: Fabrications and Fabulations, Geneva, Switzerland, May 10-14, 2017 In May, 2017, I traveled to Geneva to present in a panel that I put together, “Unruly innovators: illegal mushroom cultivation, DMT extraction, and homemade pharmaceuticals as comparative cases of outlaw user innovation,” with Johan Söderberg, a […]
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In this paper, I think about what it means to call psilocybin mushrooms the “gateway mushroom.” As a counterpoint to the newfound visibility and legitimacy of psilocybin, DIY mycology attests to the significant underground permeation of psychedelia in the last half-century, especially its influence on popular ideas about natural science, technology, and nonhuman life within […]
Listen to me talk to James Padilioni Jr. on the Almost Already Podcast! James is a PhD candidate at the College of William & Mary, writing his dissertation on San Martín de Porres. I met him at a conference and had fun talking to him about the speculative history of psychoactive plants and fungi and how […]