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: Towards an Environmental Data Justice Statement: Initial Thoughts

TRU members Michelle Murphy, Matt Price, Dawn Walker, and Patrick Connolly joined EDGI at their Enacting Environmental Data Justice event 4S pre-event. Breaking off into three tracks, Michelle co-facilitated the Writing a Statement on Environmental Data Justice, Dawn facilitated the Data Together track, and Patrick facilitated the Open Track: Rapid Prototyping Social Interventions. In the…

EDGI Receives J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award from Society of American Archivists!

  Once again, congratulations to the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) on their J. Franklin Jameson Archival Advocacy Award given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA)! TRU member and Technology Lead Matthew Price traveled to Portland, Oregon to accept the award on July 26, 2017. For immediate release, June 2017/Society of American Archivists: “CHICAGO—The Environmental Data…

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,…

Congratulations to Professor Nicole Charles

We are thrilled to announce that TRU member Nicole Charles is now Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga, with a graduate appointment in the Women & Gender Studies Institute at the St. George campus.  Professor Charles’s research engages transnational feminism, Caribbean studies and…

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…