Upcoming Events

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

Wednesday, January 23, 2018 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET / 6:00pm GMT **online** 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… Continue Reading Jan 23 | Webinar: Talking Biopolitics with Alondra Nelson and Jenny Reardon on Racial and Genetic Justice

Jan 31 | Research Justice 101: Tools for Feminist Science

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 4:00-6:00 PM Engineering 2, room 599 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… Continue Reading Jan 31 | Research Justice 101: Tools for Feminist Science

Feb 07 | Graduate Training Program Informational Meeting

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) is a globally unique initiative that trains doctoral students to work across the disciplinary… Continue Reading Feb 07 | Graduate Training Program Informational Meeting

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

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 **4:30-6:30 PM** (Please note late start time) Humanities/Social Sciences, Room 359 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… Continue Reading Feb 07 | Academic (Re)Considerations: “Non-Humans” and/as Research Objects, Subjects, and Co-laborers

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

Thursday, February 15, 2018 11:40 – 1:15 PM Location: Rachel Carson College 301 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… Continue Reading Feb 15 | Can We Build a Trustworthy and Trusted Press: News from The Trust Project

Feb 28 | Giving Day

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 ALL DAY – ONLINE Join SJRC on February 28th for the second 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

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

May 23 | Bioengineering in the Open

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 4:00-6:00 PM Engineering 2 599 Bioengineering is an ascendant and elite field. Advocates of “open” bioengineering propose to expand the participants, methods and scope of practices & ideas for intervening in biology. Drawing on the perceived innovative successes of Silicon Valley, these advocates often promote analogies to computer and information technology… Continue Reading May 23 | Bioengineering in the Open