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‘Indigeneity & Climate Justice’ conference foregrounds how to care for rather than manage the earth

The Feminist Studies Department at UC Santa Cruz presented Indigeneity & Climate Justice, a two-day conference at the Arboretum on May 30-31, 2019. In a campus news article, Barad described the difference between environmental justice and climate justice, noting that the latter also ‘considers the mix of ecological, cultural, social, political, geological, legal, and biological… Continue Reading ‘Indigeneity & Climate Justice’ conference foregrounds how to care for rather than manage the earth

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Call | Undergraduate Researcher for Science & Justice Jail / Care multimedia project

Interested in the Intersections of the Carceral State, Health Care and Interactive Multimedia? SJRC will host one undergraduate student to collaborate on a center research project. The project will include guided independent and collaborative research, directed readings, and storytelling of the human condition. PROJECT Jail / Care: Amplifying Santa Cruz Community Voices on Health &… Continue Reading Call | Undergraduate Researcher for Science & Justice Jail / Care multimedia project

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2019-2020 Call for Graduate Student Researcher

Interested in the Intersections of Science and Justice? Want to Develop Responsible Collaborative Research and Public Events?   Science & Justice seeks a graduate student researcher who: has successfully completed the Science & Justice Training Program; is able to attend SJWG meetings typically on Wednesday’s from 4-6PM and create rapporteur reports; actively participates in building… Continue Reading 2019-2020 Call for Graduate Student Researcher

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Jenny Reardon participates in Vatican workshop on personalized medicine

Founding director of the Science and Justice Research Center at UC Santa Cruz, Jenny Reardon, a leading voice in the field of genomics, was one of 15 participants invited to attend a workshop on personalized medicine hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. The UC Santa Cruz campus article is available at: https://news.ucsc.edu/2019/05/reardon-vatican.html

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Science & Justice Fellow Erica Zurawski interview with the Association for the Study of Food and Society

Science & Justice Fellow Erica Zurawski (sociology) was interviewed by the Association for the Study of Food and Society. Zurawski discusses her work in food justice and colonization, how her Juris Doctorate and yoga teaching informs her work and teaching, social media for academics, and the transdisciplinary programming at the UC Santa Cruz Science &… Continue Reading Science & Justice Fellow Erica Zurawski interview with the Association for the Study of Food and Society

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SJTP receives funding for comparative cross-campus review of graduate curriculum that make questions of gender and social justice fundamental to STEM training

With colleagues at UC Davis, Sociology@UCSantaCruz Professor and SJRC Director Jenny Reardon with Feminist Studies Professor and SJRC Director of Teaching Karen Barad received a CITRIS grant with to collect data on two graduate curriculums at UC Santa Cruz and UC Davis. The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) aims… Continue Reading SJTP receives funding for comparative cross-campus review of graduate curriculum that make questions of gender and social justice fundamental to STEM training

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Book Release! Warren Sack on The Software Arts (MIT Press, 2019)

With his new book, Warren Sack provides an alternative history of software that places the liberal arts at the very center of software’s evolution. Sack invites artists and humanists to see how their ideas are at the root of software and invites computer scientists to envision themselves as artists and humanists. The book is available at: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/software-arts Warren Sack… Continue Reading Book Release! Warren Sack on The Software Arts (MIT Press, 2019)