Watch: Patrick Keilty’s “Strategic Desire”

Check out TRU’s Patrick Keilty lecture on “Strategic Desire,” presented September 5, 2017 as part of the Digital Humanities Lecture Series at Cornell University. The Digital Humanities Lecture Series is presented by the Society for the Humanities and the Media Studies Initiative and co-sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor and an award from the Andrew…

Call For Participants: Log Out! Resistance Within and Against Platform Labour

Our friends at the the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto invitesparticipants to an international symposium that will address forms of resistance within and against platform labour. An emerging wave of struggles in sectors such as logistics, food delivery, journalism, and other platform-based sites of labour has shown how workers resist…

Reblog: EDGI’s Pursuing a Toxic Agenda: Environmental Injustice in the Early Trump Administration

TRU is excited to share EDGI’s new report on environmental justice, toxics, and Trump: Pursuing a Toxic Agenda: Environmental Injustice in the Early Trump Administration. It shows how Trump administration actions on pipelines, pesticides, and chemicals is increasing environmental violence, especially for Indigenous, Black, Latinx, and low-income commun ities, as well as farm workers. It also…

Book Launch: The Economization of Life — September 21

Please join us to celebrate the publication of Michelle Murphy’s book, The Economization of Life (Duke University Press 2017). This is Michelle’s third single-authored book but only her first launch! To kick-off the TRU’s 2017-18 events, many of her peers and collaborators want to celebrate her latest achievement, and to honor her as a colleague,…

J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award

We are thrilled to announce that the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) and the Technoscience Research Unit have received the J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award from the Society of American Archivists.  This award recognizes the work of the TRU in hosting our Guerrilla Archiving event in December, which helped to launch over community…

Alessandro Delfanti on “Distributed Biotechnology” in the new Handbook of the Political Economy of Science

Read TRU member Alessandro Delfanti’s work on “Distributed Biotechnology,”  the new Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of Science (2017), edited by D. Tyfield R. Lave, S. Randalls, and C. Thorpe. Read Prof. Delfanti’s chapter on “Distributed Biotechnology” here. From the publisher “The political economy of research and innovation (R&I) is one of the central issues of the…