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…

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…

Corporate Speculation -May 4th Keynote by Joe Dumit

Announcing the Techniques of the Corporation public keynote Corporate Speculation: Techniques for Calibrating Our Future by Professor Joseph Dumit  (UC Davis, Anthropology) Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 4-6 George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place. Reception to follow.  Please RSVP for reception here   Abstract: I—like many, if not most of you—like to think of futures…

Position Opening: Technoscience Research Unit Program Assistant

Job Description: TRU Program Assistant           The Technoscience Research Unit (TRU) at the University of Toronto is searching for a program assistant who will work in close collaboration with the Director and TRU members. The TRU is a cross-faculty hub for critical and creative research on the politics of technoscience. The TRU is affiliated with…