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CONFERENCE: Materials and Methods

Materials and Methods

The 3rd Annual Graduate Conference in Science and Technology Studies
York University, Toronto, Canada
May 1-2, 2013

This graduate conference will be held on May 1-2, 2013, at York University, in conjunction with the Institute for Science and Technology Studies conference, “Materiality: objects and idioms in historical studies of science and technology,” an exciting event that combines scholarly papers, hands-on workshop sessions, and installation exhibits. Our keynote speaker will be announced shortly, and the conference will conclude with a public lecture by Peter Galison (Harvard University), entitled “Times of Physics, Times of Art.” All graduate students presenting at this conference will be offered free registration to the subsequent workshop.

Detailed CFP attached

Abstracts of no more than 350 words will be accepted until March 31, 2013. Send abstracts to:

yorkstsgradconference@gmail.com

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Material Culture

Power and Immateriality

Materiality and Ethics

The Benefits of Holding onto Older Methodological Frameworks

Thinking with things/thinking with words

Ethnography and Digital Labour

Matter and Meaning

Critical Making

Material Agency

Material Semiotics

Embodiment, Sensation and Knowledge Production

Methods, Materials, and Power

Creativity As Scholarly Method

Affect in STS and Scientific Work

For more info: Materials and Methods York Graduate Conference CFP(1)