Upcoming Events

Science & Justice Writing Together

Tuesdays 10:00am-1:00pm SJRC Common Room, Oakes 231 Wanting to establish a regular writing routine exploring science and justice? Beginning Tuesday October 8th, join SJRC scholars in the SJRC Common Room from 10:00am to 1:00pm for open writing sessions! Engage in six 25-minute writing sessions (with a 5 minute break in between). Open to all students,… Continue Reading Science & Justice Writing Together

November 21, 2019 | Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Database

Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:10-8:45pm Cultural Center at Merrill Hosted by the Crown College Core Course (Ethical and Political Implications of Emerging Technologies) and the Science & Justice Research Center, with an introduction from Kim TallBear. Jessica Kolopenuk will talk with Science & Justice and the Crown College about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women database.… Continue Reading November 21, 2019 | Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Database

December 03, 2019 | Forensic Genomics for Investigators Panel

Wednesday, December 03 4:00-6:00pm Namaste Lounge Science & Justice Visiting Scholar and UC Santa Cruz Anthropology Alum, Cris Hughes, reunites academics and forensic practitioners to discuss historical and current field training, genomic technological applications in forensic investigations, the problems and limits of interpretation, the resources available, and the incentives practitioners face tied to case resolution. In addition, the… Continue Reading December 03, 2019 | Forensic Genomics for Investigators Panel

December 04, 2019 | Surrogate Humanity: Race, Robots, and the Politics of Technological Futures

Wednesday, December 04, 2019 4:00-6:00 PM Engineering 2, 599 Co-authors Neda Atanasoski (UCSC Feminist Studies, CRES) and Kalindi Vora (UC Davis Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies) will present on their new book Surrogate Humanity: Race, Robots, and the Politics of Technological Futures (Duke University Press, March 2019), with responses by CRES Director Christine Hong and SJRC Director Jenny Reardon. A dessert reception… Continue Reading December 04, 2019 | Surrogate Humanity: Race, Robots, and the Politics of Technological Futures

January 22, 2020 | Racial Reconciliation and the Future of Race in America

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Doors open 6:00pm; talk at 7:00pm Kuumbwa Jazz Center (320 Cedar St, Downtown, Santa Cruz) Join us for a vibrant, stimulating, and challenging conversation on race in America with Alondra Nelson (President, Social Sciences Research Council) and Herman Gray (Emeritus Professor of Sociology, UC Santa Cruz) as moderated by Jenny Reardon (Professor of… Continue Reading January 22, 2020 | Racial Reconciliation and the Future of Race in America

February 5, 2020 | Lukas Rieppel on Locating the Central Asiatic Expedition

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 12noon-1:30pm Humanities 210 4:00-5:30pm SJRC Common Room, Oakes 231 Join the SJRC and the Center for Cultural Studies for a noon talk and an evening book discussion with Lukas Rieppel. During the 1920s, a large team of researchers from the New York natural history museum spent nearly a decade exploring the… Continue Reading February 5, 2020 | Lukas Rieppel on Locating the Central Asiatic Expedition