Past Events

Mar 14 | Reflexivity Isn’t Enough: (Re)Making ‘Place’ in Ethnographic Practices

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 4:00-5:30 PM | SJRC Common Room This presentation consists of two parts. First, Hernández will present a talk that draws on their forthcoming journal publication which narrates an embodied and experiential ethnographic approach, one that reimagines ethnography and ethnographic practices, and works to contribute to healing and Indigenous survivance. Second, Hernández, who… Continue Reading Mar 14 | Reflexivity Isn’t Enough: (Re)Making ‘Place’ in Ethnographic Practices

Feb 28 | Giving Day

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 ALL DAY – ONLINE Join SJRC on February 28th for the third annual UC Santa Cruz Giving Day! Giving Day is a 24-hour online fundraising campaign where we will raise funds for undergraduate researchers. Your support creates a vibrant future for science and justice researchers. With your help, we can offer… Continue Reading Feb 28 | Giving Day

Feb 15 | Can We Build a Trustworthy and Trusted Press: News from The Trust Project

We all think we can tell the difference between opinion, advertising and accurate news. But how do we really know? Join Sally Lehrman in a discussion of this critical question of our times. Lehrman, an award-winning journalist and Visiting Science & Justice Professor, directs  the The Trust Project, a consortium of top news companies that… Continue Reading Feb 15 | Can We Build a Trustworthy and Trusted Press: News from The Trust Project

Feb 07 | Graduate Training Program Informational Meeting

 NOTE: As of Feb 23: the course time has been revised to Tuesday 4:00-7:00pm. The Science and Justice Research Center will host an Informational Meeting on our internationally recognized interdisciplinary Graduate Training and Certificate Program: Wednesday, February 07, 2018 12:30 – 2:00PM Graduate Student Commons Room 204 (flyer) Our Science and Justice Training Program (SJTP)… Continue Reading Feb 07 | Graduate Training Program Informational Meeting

Feb 07 | Academic (Re)Considerations: “Non-Humans” and/as Research Objects, Subjects, and Co-laborers

Academic researchers across disciplines have long utilized animals, plants, rocks, and a range of non-human others, yet historically this research has been grounded in a foundational distinction between nature and culture, non-human and human. In this round table discussion with Laurie Palmer (UCSC Art) and Felicity Schaeffer (UCSC Feminist Studies), we will collaboratively discuss methodological… Continue Reading Feb 07 | Academic (Re)Considerations: “Non-Humans” and/as Research Objects, Subjects, and Co-laborers

Jan 31 | Research Justice 101: Tools for Feminist Science

How do we practice a socially just science? Join Free Radicals, a Los Angeles-based feminist and anti-racist community organization of scientists, that aims to incorporate a critical social justice lens into science, for an interactive workshop on feminist practices and socially conscious frameworks for building feminist research and engineering practices. Justice provides a framework for… Continue Reading Jan 31 | Research Justice 101: Tools for Feminist Science

Jan 23 | Webinar: Talking Biopolitics with Alondra Nelson and Jenny Reardon on Racial and Genetic Justice

On January 23rd, Alondra Nelson and Jenny Reardon, both authors of recent books about genomics and social justice, will engage in conversation about their work. They’ll explore how institutions are responding to histories of racism in which genetics plays a role; the problems of knowledge that living in a genome-oriented world present; and how we… Continue Reading Jan 23 | Webinar: Talking Biopolitics with Alondra Nelson and Jenny Reardon on Racial and Genetic Justice

Jan 17 | Visiting Scholars Roundtable

S&J welcomes Lesley Green, (Fulbright Scholar, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Founding Director of Environmental Humanities South at the University of Cape Town, South Africa) to the S&J Visiting Scholars Program who will share an overview of a forthcoming book, “Rock | Water | Life” and a wider Environmental Humanities South project building on soils scholarship, while visiting… Continue Reading Jan 17 | Visiting Scholars Roundtable

Nov 29 | Treasure Island and Ecological, Infrastructural, and Racial Justice

“Treasure Island and Ecological, Infrastructural, & Racial Justice – Atomic Maneuvers, Toxic Legacies, and the Current Housing Crisis in the Bay Area: For Whom and When is Treasure Island Habitable?” San Francisco’s Treasure Island, constructed for the 1939 Gold Gate Internal Exposition, was given to the US Navy on the eve of World War II.… Continue Reading Nov 29 | Treasure Island and Ecological, Infrastructural, and Racial Justice