Past Events

Oct 03 | Epigenetics, Trauma, and Restorative Justice

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 10:00-11:30 AM *Note Special Morning Time SJRC Common Room, Oakes 231   Post-genomic scientific research practices are shifting conceptualizations of the relationships between bodies & environments over human lifetimes and generations (Lappé & Landecker 2015; Darling et al. 2016). Epigenetics has recently generated a set of frameworks & methods for linking… Continue Reading Oct 03 | Epigenetics, Trauma, and Restorative Justice

Oct 11 | Meet & Greet

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 4:00-5:30 PM SJRC Common Room, Oakes 231   Please join us for a beginning of quarter social hour. In addition to a chance to celebrate the new academic year and enjoy each other’s company over nice food and drink, we will be welcoming new members of our community, and welcoming back… Continue Reading Oct 11 | Meet & Greet

Oct 18 | SJWG Workshop and Event | Imaginactivism: Magic, Figuration & Speculative Fiction in the Pursuit of Justice

 Speculative Fiction Workshop with Joan Haran and Martha Kenney With interventions from Starhawk, Donna Haraway, and Elizabeth Stephens Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:00-4:30 PM DARC Light Lab 306 In this workshop we will take inspiration from Starhawk and Donna Haraway. In their writings since the later 1970s we can trace both the influence of a web… Continue Reading Oct 18 | SJWG Workshop and Event | Imaginactivism: Magic, Figuration & Speculative Fiction in the Pursuit of Justice

April 4 | Telling the Truth: Objectivity and Justice

Tuesday April 4, 2017 4:00-6:00 PM SJRC Common Room, Oakes 231 The terms “post-fact”, “post-truth”, and “post-reality” are now being used to label the new era we have entered. We are already seeing the erasure of climate data from servers and websites, and purveyors of the truth, including climate scientists, journalists, and academics are being put on warning.… Continue Reading April 4 | Telling the Truth: Objectivity and Justice

March 1 | Telling the Truth: Objectivity and Justice

4:00-6:00 PM SJRC Common Room, Oakes 231 The terms “post-fact”, “post-truth”, and “post-reality” are now being used to label the new era we have entered. We are already seeing the erasure of climate data from servers and websites, and purveyors of the truth, including climate scientists, journalists, and academics are being put on warning. (The Climate Scientists witch-hunt… Continue Reading March 1 | Telling the Truth: Objectivity and Justice

April 5 | Post Conflict Battlefield Landscape Recovery – or Not?

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 4:00-6:00 PM Engineering 2, room 599   The multiple forms of disturbances rendered by conflict upon landscapes around the world demonstrate that this anthropogenic agent is an incredible force that is capable of exerting an influence on the environment in a wide variety of ways, yet the bridge between geomorphology and… Continue Reading April 5 | Post Conflict Battlefield Landscape Recovery – or Not?

April 12 | Book Discussion with Victoria Pitts-Taylor

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:00-1:00 PM SJRC Common Room Oakes 231 Join SJRC fellows and affiliates for lunch and a discussion with Victoria Pitts-Taylor, Professor of Sociology and Science in Society, and Chair of the Feminist, Gender, and Sexualities Program at Wesleyan University. Professor Pitts-Taylor will be discussing Chapter One of her most recent book The Brain’s Body:… Continue Reading April 12 | Book Discussion with Victoria Pitts-Taylor

April 19 | Food For Thought’s Unequal Healthscapes in California’s “Biohub”

Wednesday, April 19th 5:30-7:30 pm Namaste Lounge Hosted by the College Nine and Ten CoCurricular Programs Office, SJRC Assistant Director, Kate Weatherford Darling will present her research centering social justice and health inequalities in the discussion of biomedicine and US healthcare and policy. Asking the question: What would it take to build new California “healthscapes” (Clarke… Continue Reading April 19 | Food For Thought’s Unequal Healthscapes in California’s “Biohub”

April 20 | Data Under Threat: Rescuing Environmental Data in the Trump Era

Thursday, April 20, Noon-1pm 2nd Floor Instruction & Outreach Alcove McHenry Library In recognition of Endangered Data Week, Dr. Lindsey Dillon will discuss her recent experience as a coordinator of a network of academics and non-profits monitoring potential threats to federal environmental and energy policy data at the onset of the Trump administration. Discussion will follow… Continue Reading April 20 | Data Under Threat: Rescuing Environmental Data in the Trump Era

April 25 | Lunch with Uppsala

‘… what happened in Sweden last Friday’. Mythologies and Methods in post-fact times Tuesday April 25, 2017 12:00-1:00 PM SJRC Common Room, Oakes 231 Join Science & Justice in welcoming “Knowledge production beyond the norms” a transdisciplinary research node from Uppsala university, Sweden. Core of their scope of interest are the effects of political realities and epistemological assumptions that structure knowledge production, as well… Continue Reading April 25 | Lunch with Uppsala