Michael Oman-Reagan

Education:

In Progress, Ph.D., Anthropology; Memorial University of Newfoundland

2013, M.A., Anthropology; Hunter College, City University of New York

2013, B.A. summa cum laude, Anthropology, Religion, & Thomas Hunter Honors Program; Hunter College, City University of New York

Contact:

Email: omanreagan@mun.ca
Website: http://michaelomanreagan.net/
Office: Feild Hall, GH-2014

Research Interests:

Space, the Interstellar, Astrobiology, Science, Futures, SETI, Speculative Fiction, Social Movements, Religion, Art. Scandinavia; Internet, Cyberspace, Virtuality; Indonesia; North America; Space.

Recent Publications:

Journal Articles:

Book Reviews:

Theses:

  • Occupying Cyberspace: Indonesian Cyberactivists and Occupy Wall Street. M.A. Thesis, Department of Anthropology, Hunter College, City University of New York, 2013.
  • Occupying Papua: Indonesian Cyberactivism, Sacred Terrain and #OccupyWallStreet. B.A. Honours Thesis, Program in Religion, Hunter College, City University of New York, 2012.

Conference Papers:

  • “Unfolding the Space Between Stars: Anthropology of the Interstellar” for “Making Outer Space Intimate: Familiar Scales and Strange Sites.” 114th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association; Denver, Colorado. 18-22 November, 2015.
  • “Occupying Cyberspace: Indonesian Cyberactivism and Occupy Wall Street” for "Bridging Digital and Physical Publics: Digital Anthropologists’ Current Engagements with 21st Century Publics.” 112th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association; Chicago, Illinois. 22 November, 2013.
  • “Occupying Cyberspace: The People’s Library and #OccupyWallStreet" for "Classes, Literacies, and Libraries at OWS." How Class Works 2012 conference, Center for Study of Working Class Life; Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y. 8 June, 2012.

Conference Panels:

  • Co-Organizer and Co-Chair, Making Outer Space Intimate: Familiar Scales and Strange Sites, 114th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association; Denver, Colorado. 18-22 November, 2015. With Kira Turner (York University). Discussant: Lisa R. Messeri (University of Virginia)

Contact

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