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Teresa Bruckner

Name: Teresa Bruckner, English Department

Presentation Title: "For Office Use Only: Forms and the Workplace"

Date: April 17, 2003

Abstract

Forms serve multiple functions in a workplace such as the One-Stop, my research site. I will be telling tales from the field to illustrate some of the uses of forms, including ways that enact categories, make work visible, and are used as knowledge objects. The forms and the One-Stop fit each other in certain ways, and both fit the larger systems of which they are a part.