Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
[2019] Yana Boeva, Ellen K. Foster. "Making Sense of Place: Research Reflections from Two Multi-sited Ethnographies." Making Futures Journal, Vol. 5. 

[2016] Yana Boeva, Ellen K. Foster. “Making: On Being and Becoming Expert.” Interaction Design and Architecture(s) Journal — IxD&A, 30, pp. 65-74.


Book Chapters
[2018] Yana Boeva, Devon Elliott, Edward Jones-Imhotep, Shezan Muhammedi, and William J. Turkel. “Doing History by Reverse Engineering Electronic Devices”. In: Making Things and Drawing Boundaries: Experiments in the Digital Humanities, edited by Jentery Sayers, University of Minnesota Press.

Other Writing
[2018] Yana Boeva. “The Confluence of Design and STS: Reflecting Disciplinary Positions and/or Situatedness.EASST Review, Vol. 37 (4), December 2016.

[2018] Yana Boeva. "Critical Fabulations: Ways of Storytelling with Daniela Rosner in Review and in Conversation." 4S Backchannels Blog, 23.07.2018.

[2018] Yana Boeva. "How to Be Critical by Design? Notes on a Meeting of Different Epistemologies." 4S Backchannels Blog, 09.07.2018.

[2017] Yana Boeva. "Historical (In)Sensibilities I: Historicizing STS Methods." Transmissions: An SSS Companion Blog, 16.09.2017.

[2016] Yana Boeva, Bruno Chies. “Yet Another Industrial Revolution — A Dialogue on Tensions in Digital Fabrication.” EASST Review, Vol. 35 (4), December 2016.

Book Reviews
[2019] Respawn: Gamers, Hackers and Technogenic Life by Colin Milburn, Duke University Press Press, 2018. LSE Review of Books

[2017Unreal Objects: Digital Materialities, Technoscientific Projects and Political Realities by Kate O'Riordan, Pluto Press, 2017. LSE Review of Books

[2017Disrupt This! MOOCs and the Promise of Technology by Karen Head, University Press of New England, 2017. LSE Review of Books

[2017Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation by Giovan Francesco Lanzara, MIT Press, 2016. Science and Public Policy, 45(2), 04/2018, pp. 283-284.

Work in Progress
[2020, under review] Yana Boeva, Peter Troxler. “Makers”. In: Handbook of Peer Production, edited by Mathieu O’Neil, Christian Petzold, and Sophie Toupin.

[2019/2020] Matt Ratto, Daniela Rosner, Yana Boeva, and Alex Taylor (eds.). Special Issue: Hybrid Pedagogies. Digital Creativity.

[2020] Cindy Kohtala, Yana Boeva, and Peter Troxler (eds.). Special Issue: Alternative Histories in DIY Cultures and Maker Utopias. Digital Culture & Society.

[in preparation for journal submission] “Levelling the Myth of ‘Everyone’: On Diversity and Gendered Expertise in Maker Communities.” (journal

[in preparation, book manuscript] Fabricating the Post-Industrial City.


Papers Presented

2019
"Building Objects from Blueprints, Reconstructing Tacit Knowledge". Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), Oct 24-27, Milan, Italy.

Session "Fabrication Histories by Way of Making" (organizer). Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), Oct 24-27, Milan, Italy.

"Learning CNC Milling: A Gendered Account on ‘Everyone,’ Skill and Expertise in DIY Digital Fabrication". Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), Sept 3-Sept 7, New Orleans, LA.

Panel "Alternative Pedagogies at the Crux of Interdisciplinarity: Promises and Pitfalls of “Innovating” Education" (co-convenor with Ellen K. Foster & James Malazita). Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), Sept 3-Sept 7, New Orleans, LA.

2018
"Structures of Emancipation in Design-Centered Makerspaces." Meetings: Making Science, Technology and Society Together. EASST 2018 Conference, July 25-28, Lancaster, UK.

Panel "Situating Designs" (co-convenor with Peter Fuzesi). Meetings: Making Science, Technology and Society Together. EASST 2018 Conference, July 25-28, Lancaster, UK.

Special Issue Launch: DISEÑA #12 "Pedagogical Experiments with STS in Design Studio Courses” (invited guest commentator). Meetings: Making Science, Technology and Society Together. EASST 2018 Conference, July 25-28, Lancaster, UK.

2017
"Resistance to Functional Performance." Functional Failures, Operative Fakes & Tenuous Techniques Workshop, Nov 21-23, Critical Media Lab Basel, CH.

“Making Sense of Place: Research Reflections from Two Multi-sited Ethnographies,” with Ellen K. Foster. Making Futures International Research Conference, Sept 21-22, Plymouth, UK.

“Reconstructing Historical Regimes of Design and Production in Digital Fabrication.” Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), Aug 30-Sept 2, Boston, MA.

“Process over Form: Making Design Visible with Participatory Making." SPT 2017: The Grammar of Things — 20th conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology, June 14-17 at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.

“Emancipatory Infrastructure in Shared Machine Shops Down the Line?” 16th STS Conference: Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies, May 8-9, Graz, Austria.

“Materializing Design by Means of Making.” Spring University: “CAx: Dimensions of Computer-Aid in Architecture, Biological Sciences, Design and Medicine”, April 3-7 at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

2016
“Dismantling Design’s Social Boundaries with Craft and Making.” 4S/EASST Conference 2016: Science and Technology by Other Means, Aug 31-Sept 3, Barcelona. Received: EASST Conference Grant.

“Opening the Walled Gardens of Design with Participatory Maker Technology.” Track 25: From Countercultural to Commercial — Social Change and Sustainability in Making and Design (track convenor). 15th STS Conference: Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies, May 9-10, Graz, Austria. 

2015 
“Of Making New and Improving Old: Tinkering as Design”. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), Nov 14-17, Denver, CO. .

“Tinkering as Design: Users as Designers Repurposing Obsolescence”Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), Oct 8-11, Albuquerque, NM. Received: Women in Technological History Travel Award, SHOT Travel Grant.