Past Events

May 02, 2018 | “Sons and Daughters of Soil?” reflections on Life Sciences and Decoloniality in South Africa

Wednesday, May 02, 2018, 3:30-5:30 PM, Humanities 1, Room 210 Responding, as researchers, to Earth Mastery that includes not only violent machines, but a violation of evidence and epistemes including the scientific episteme, requires accumulating and presenting evidence for existences that do not exist — at least, not in neoliberal discourses. In trying to research and support… Continue Reading May 02, 2018 | “Sons and Daughters of Soil?” reflections on Life Sciences and Decoloniality in South Africa

May 01, 2018 | Reading Group with Lesley Green

Tuesday, May 01, 2018, 11:30-1:30 PM, Humanities 1, Room 408 Reading Seminar on #ScienceMustFall and ABC of Plant Medicine: On Posing Cosmopolitical Questions Email Kristina Lyons (krlyons@ucsc.edu) for the readings. Lesley Green | Fulbright Fellow, Associate Professor of Anthropology in the School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics, University of Cape Town; Director of Environmental… Continue Reading May 01, 2018 | Reading Group with Lesley Green

Mar 15, 2018 | Making Worlds with Crows: A Multispecies Ethics Workshop with Thom van Dooren

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 3:15-5:15 PM | Humanities 1, Room 202 Thom van Dooren will present an overview of his new book, Making Worlds With Crows; we will then discuss its final chapter, “Provisioning Crows: Cultivating Ecologies of Hope. Please email mfernan3@ucsc.edu for the chapter. Ubiquitous in their global presence, crows are now found almost everywhere… Continue Reading Mar 15, 2018 | Making Worlds with Crows: A Multispecies Ethics Workshop with Thom van Dooren

Mar 14, 2018 | 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, 2018 | Reflexivity Isn’t Enough: (Re)Making ‘Place’ in Ethnographic Practices

Feb 28, 2018 | 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, 2018 | Giving Day

Feb 15, 2018 | 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, 2018 | Can We Build a Trustworthy and Trusted Press: News from The Trust Project

Feb 07, 2018 | 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, 2018 | Graduate Training Program Informational Meeting

Feb 07, 2018 | 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, 2018 | Academic (Re)Considerations: “Non-Humans” and/as Research Objects, Subjects, and Co-laborers