E. Gabriella Coleman

Associate Member

Joint appointment with Department of Art History and Communication Studies
Ph.D University of Chicago, 2005

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853 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 0G5

gabriella.coleman [at] mcgill.ca (Email)
Curriculum vitae



Research Interests

Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy, Department of Art History and Communication Studies.

Representative Publications

Peer Refereed:

Coleman, E. Gabriella. forthcoming.Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking. Princeton University Press

Coleman, E. Gabriella. forthcoming. Am I Anonymous? Limn, Issue Two Crowds and Clouds. Chris Kelty ed

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2012. Anonymous. A Glossary of Network Ecologies. Carolin Wiedemann & Soenke Zehle, eds. Theory on Demand. Amsterdam, NL: Institute of Network Cultures.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. forthcoming. Hackers. In The Johns Hopkins Encyclopedia of Digital Textuality. Marie-Laure Ryan and Lori Emerson, Benjamin Robertson, eds. Baltimore: MD, Johns Hopkins University Press.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2012. Phreaks, Hackers, and Trolls and the Politics of Transgression and Spectacle. In The Social Media Reader, Michael Mandiberg, ed. New York, NYU Press, 99-119

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2012. Our Weirdness is Free. The logic of Anonymous—online army, agent of chaos, and seeker of justice. Triple Canopy. Issue 15 http://canopycanopycanopy.com/15/our_weirdness_is_free

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2011. Hacker Politics and Publics. Public Culture. 23(3) 511-516.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2010. Ethnographic Approaches to Digital Media. Annual Review of Anthropology. 39: 487-505.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2010. Revoluções Silenciosas: o Irônico Surgimento do Software Livre e de Código Aberto e a Constituição de uma Consciência Legal Hacker. In Fachel Leal Ondina (Org.) "Estudos de Propriedade Intelectual". Porto Alegre: Editora Tomo.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2010. Hacking In-Person: The Ritual Character of Conferences and the Distillation of a Life-World. Anthropological Quarterly. 83(1): 99-124.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2009. Code is Speech: Legal Tinkering, Expertise, and Protest among Free and Open Source Software Developers. Cultural Anthropology. 24(3): 420-454.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2008. Hacker Practice: Moral Genres and the Cultural Articulation of Liberalism (with Alex Golub). Anthropological Theory. 8(3): 255-277.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2008. The Politics of Rationality: Psychiatric Survivor’s Challenge to Psychiatry. In Tactical Biopolitics Kavita Phillip and Beatriz de Costa (editors). Cambridge: MIT Press.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2005. Los Temps d'Indymedia. Multitudes. (21): 41-48.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2005. NGO's in the Developing World. In The Politics of Open Source Adoption. Joe Karaganis and Robert Latham (eds.). Report commissioned by the Social Science Research Council: 60-67.

Coleman, E. Gabriella. 2004. The Political Agnosticism of Free and Open Source Software and the Inadvertent Politics of Contrast. Anthropology Quarterly. 77(03): 507-519.