Recent Invited Talks

 

Diane Yu Gu, “Chinese Dreams? American Dreams? Chinese Immigrant Women Scientists’ Challenges and Transnational Collaboration Strategies in the U.S.” (UC Riverside, Department of Physics and Astronomy, April, 2016)

Diane Yu Gu, “Creating Engagement through Powerful Presentations: The Pecha Kucha Style” (invited talk, UCLA,  Los Angeles, California, October, 2015; January, 2016)

Diane Yu Gu, “The Academy – Learn how universities work.” (invited talk, UCLA, Los Angeles, California November, 2015)

Diane Yu Gu, “The Mystery of Science and Engineering Careers for Women: Transnational Networks, Graduate Education, and Cultural Influences” (invited talk, Ohio University School of Education, International Education Colloquium, Athens, Ohio, March, 2014)

Diane Yu Gu, “Situated Knowledge in Physical Sciences and Engineering: The Significance of Mesh/Networks in Women’s Career Development” (invited presentation at “Revisiting Embodiment and Materiality in Ethnography of Sciences and Technologies” Panel, annual meeting for the Society for Social Studies of Science, San Diego, California, October, 2013)

Diane Yu Gu, “The Influence of Protégé-Mentor Relationships and Social Networks on Women Doctoral Students’ Academic Career Aspirations in Engineering and Physical Sciences” (invited talk, Purdue University School of Engineering Education, Diversity Colloquium, West Lafayette, March, 2013)

Diane Yu Gu, “On the Fence: The Influence of Mentoring Relationships on Women Doctoral Students' Academic Career Aspirations in Engineering” (paper presented at the annual meeting for the American Society for Engineering Education, San Antonio, Texas, June 10-13, 2012)

Diane Yu Gu, Robert Rhoads, “A Gendered Point of View on the Challenges of Women Academics in The People’s Republic of China” (paper presented at the annual meeting for the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 16-19, 2011)

Diane Yu Gu, “Women Doctoral Students’ Interactions with Faculty and Their Aspirations to Pursue Academic Careers in Engineering” (paper presented at the annual meeting for the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Cleveland, Ohio, November 2-5, 2011)

Diane Yu Gu, “Networks, Nationality and Confidentiality- Ethical Issues in the Studies of Women Engineers’ Graduate School Socialization” (paper presented at the meeting for the International Network of Engineering Studies, Cleveland, Ohio November 1, 2011

Reynal Guillen, Diane Gu, Jarita Holbrook, Luis Felipe R. Murillo, Sharon Traweek, “Glocal Meshworks among Minority, Women and Foreign US based Astronomers” (paper presented at the annual meeting for the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Cleveland, Ohio, November 5, 2011)

Sharon Traweek, Diane Yu Gu, Reynal Guillen, Jarita Holbrook, Luis Felipe R. Murillo, “Gender, Ethnicity, Class and Nationality Imploded in Astronomy Database Practices” (Invited talk at the Symposium on Engendering Knowledge Production in the Physical Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, September 7-9, 2011)

Diane Yu Gu, Reynal Guillen, Jarita Holbrook, Luis Felipe R. Murillo, Sharon Traweek, “Partial Perspectives in Astronomy: Gender, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Networks in Building Glocal Knowledge Infrastructure” (Invited talk at the conference for Re-Shaping and Positioning Politics of Knowledge, Berlin, Germany, June 14-17, 2011).

Diane Yu Gu, “Women Doctoral Students' Interactions with Faculty Members and Their Aspirations to Pursue Academic Careers in Physical Sciences and Engineering: Past, Present, and Future” (Invited talk at University of Freiburg, Biological Signaling Center Gender Colloquia, Freiburg, Germany, June 21, 2011)

Reynal Guillen, Diane Gu, Jarita Holbrook, Luis Felipe R. Murillo, Sharon Traweek, "The Dialectic of Centralized Technopoles and Decentralized Scientific Knowledge and Personnel in the Agglomerated Aerospace and Astronomy Sites of Los Angeles, California" (Invited talk at Symposium on Designing the Technological Future: The Landscape of Science in Postwar Southern California, Huntington Library, California, March 11, 2011)

Luis Felipe R. Murillo, Diane Yu Gu, Reynal Guillen, Jarita Holbrook, Sharon Traweek, “Partial Perspectives in Astronomy: Gender, ethnicity, nationality, and meshworks in building images of the universe and social worlds” (Invited talk at the conference for Visualization in the Age of Computerization, Oxford, England, March 26-29, 2011)

Diane Yu Gu, “Female Doctoral Students’ Interactions with Faculty and Their Career Trajectories” (paper presented at the 21st annual Thinking Gender Conference, Los Angeles, California, February 11,2011)

Diane Yu Gu, “Women Doctoral Students' Interactions with Faculty and Their Aspirations to Pursue Academic Careers” (posted presentation at the annual meeting for the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference, Washington D.C., February 16-21, 2011)

Sharon Traweek, Diane Yu Gu, Reynal Guillen, Jarita Holbrook, Luis Felipe R. Murrillo, “Intersectionality and Border Crossings in Databases” (Invited talk at UCLA Information Studies Colloquium, Los Angeles, California, Feburary 24, 2011)

Reynal Guillen, Diane Gu, Jarita Holbrook, Luis Felipe R. Murillo, Sharon Traweek, “What Lies behind NSF Astronomer Demographics? Subject Formation among Women, Minorities and Foreign-born Astronomers within Meshworks of Big Science Astronomy” (Poster presentation at the annual meeting for the American Astronomical Society, Seattle, Washington, January 13, 2011)

Diane Yu Gu, “Graduate Women Students’ Socialization in Engineering and Their Career Decision, ”The American Society for the Study of Higher Education conference (ASHE). November 2010, Indianapolis, Indiana, November, 2010)