In this article and the essays that follow, we would like to reconstruct Evelyn Fox Keller's 2008 tour of Taiwan and her intellectual impact on this island. Since the late 1980s a number of Taiwanese scholars, including EASTS'sfounding editor-in-chief, Daiwie Fu, had taken up her insights on gender and science, but for most people it was not until her visit to National Yang-Ming University that they had the chance to actually meet her in person. Keller's attention to the technical details of scientific knowledge and its production, and her eagerness to speak to scientists of all stripes, really comes across in the speech she gave, and her efforts to expand our horizons and make connections across diverse fields serve as an admirable model for STSers in Taiwan. In her essay, Zxyyann Jane Lu, Keller's local host, reminisces about the...
Research Article|September 01 2017
Language Matters—in Science, as in Science Studies
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (3): 423-431.