Launched in 2008, the Technoscience Salon is an open forum for entangling intellectual and political questions about technoscience while remixing the disciplines composing Science and Technology Studies. Meeting monthly, the Salon aims to create a lively community of thinkers with interests in technoscience studies from around the GTA and beyond. The Salon takes up a new theme each year. Drawing participants from multiple universities as well as artistic and technical communities, the Salon aspires to prompt playful and experimental engagements, as well as new collaborations and conversations. The Salon was started and co-organized by Michelle Murphy, Natash Myers, along with many collaborators. From 2008-2013, the Salon was funded by the SSHRC Situating Science Cluster Grant.
2019-2020 Salon:: Consent and Its Discontent (Organized by Kristen Bos in collaboration with DREC, Sajdeep Soomal, and Michelle Murphy)
2018-2019 :: Black Technoscience “Here”(Organized by Nicole Charles and Omisoore Dryden with assistance from Kristen Bos and Michelle Murphy)
2017-2018 :: Refusal & Repair: Decolonial Feminist Technoscience Tactics (Organized by Michelle Murphy and Kristen Bos)
2016-2017 :: (De)Composing Futures (Organized by Natasha Myers, Kelly Fritsch, and Martina Schlünder, Nehal El-Hadi)
2015-16 :: Unsettling Practices (Organized by Kelly Fristch, Martina Schluender, Michelle Murphy and Natasha Myers)
2014-15 :: Activitating Evidence (Organized by Natasha Myers and Metalab)
2013-14 :: Critical Itineraries (Organized by Michelle Murphy, Shiho Satsuka, and Sebastian Gil-Riaño.
2012-13 :: Ecologies (Organized by Michelle Murphy, Astrid Schrader, and Natasha Myers)
2011-12 :: Extensions (Organized by Michelle Murphy, Natasha Myers, and Sofie Afriat)
2010-11 :: Open Concept (Organized by Michelle Murphy, Natasha Myers, Emily Simmonds, and Sarah Tracy)
2008-09 & 2009-10 :: Mix and Stir (Organized by Edward Jones-Imhotep, Michelle Murphy, Natasha Myers & Sergio Sismondo)
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