Past Events

Jan 31, 2018 | 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, 2018 | Research Justice 101: Tools for Feminist Science

Jan 23, 2018 | 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, 2018 | Webinar: Talking Biopolitics with Alondra Nelson and Jenny Reardon on Racial and Genetic Justice

Jan 17, 2017 | 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, 2017 | Visiting Scholars Roundtable

Nov 29, 2017 | 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, 2017 | Treasure Island and Ecological, Infrastructural, and Racial Justice

Oct 18, 2017 | 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, 2017 | Imaginactivism: Magic, Figuration & Speculative Fiction in the Pursuit of Justice

Oct 11, 2017 | Meet & Greet

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 others. This will be a great chance for everyone to meet the… Continue Reading Oct 11, 2017 | Meet & Greet

Oct 03, 2017 | Epigenetics, Trauma, and Restorative Justice

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 environmental & social exposures to molecular effects. Ruth Müller and Martha Kenney are investigating how the… Continue Reading Oct 03, 2017 | Epigenetics, Trauma, and Restorative Justice