Job Posting: Web Developer for Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience

Job Type: USW Casual Position Institute: Technoscience Research Unit and Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience Term: Short-term duration for approximately 60 hours Hourly rate: $50/ hour Description of Duties: Under the general direction of the Co-Lead Editors for Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience, the incumbent will be responsible for designing and developing a new web design for the…

Two Position Openings: TRU Data Justice Research Assistant & TRU Environmental Justice Research Assistant due February 9th, 2018

The TRU is hiring! We are a mix of Indigenous and non-Indigenous lab members and we welcome applications from Indigenous, Black, People of Color, and LGBTQ2S researchers! Job Description: TRU Data Justice Research Assistant The Technoscience Research Unit (TRU) at the University of Toronto is searching for a Research Assistant who will work closely with the…

Reblog: New EDGI Report

We are excited to announce a new report from our partners over at EDGI: “Changing the Digital Climate: How Climate Change Web Content is Being Censored Under the Trump Administration” by Toly Rinberg, Maya Anjur-Dietrich, Marcy Beck, Andrew Bergman, Justin Derry, Lindsey Dillon, Gretchen Gehrke, Rebecca Lave, Chris Sellers, Nick Shapiro, Anastasia Aizman, Dan Allan, Madelaine…

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…

EDGI Wins Making and Doing Distinguished Achievement Award from 4S!

Congratulations to EDGI on being awarded the Making and Doing Distinguished Achievement Award from 4S! From the Society for Social Studies of Science, “The STS Making and Doing initiative aims at encouraging 4S members to share scholarly practices of participation, engagement, and intervention in their fields of study. It highlights scholarly practices for producing and expressing…