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Robot101 - Americanizing the Robot

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022 12 pm to 1 pm

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As part of the Robot101 initiaitve this fall (robot101.mtu.edu), join us to hear Dustin Abnet from Cal State Fullerton discuss how the Robot became an American concept. In this talk, Abnet will show how the original Czech idea born in a post-WWI world of Eastern Europe was imported into a Fordist America and reshaped along the technlocial, cultural, and racial lines of the US.

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  • Susanna Peters
  • Alan Turnquist
  • Steven Pierce

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