Day 1: Working Science and Technology

York University’s STS department presents Working Science and Technology.

Private Dining Room, Schulich Executive Learning Centre
York University
56 Fine Arts Rd,
Toronto, ON
M3J 3M6

Participants should enter Schulich from the Fine Arts Rd. where reception will direct everyone to the private dining room.

9:30 am –  Welcome (coffee, tea and light food provided)

10:00 am –  Session One: Charles A. Kollmer,  A Vital Instrument: Arabidopsis Research, National Socialism, and Evolutionary Synthesis, 1937-1945;  Drew Belsky, “To Show Improvement”:  Professionalizing Medical Photography

11:00 am – Coffee Break

11:15 am – Session Two: Yana Boeva,  Of Making New and Improving Old: The Many Stages of Tinkering

11:45 am – Lunch (provided)

1:00 pm – Session Three: David Karrel,  Is Truth a Goal of Scientific Inquiry?;  Stacy Costa,  Exploring Science Teachers’ Pedagogical Practises in Teacher Learning Communities and its Effects on Students within the Technology of Knowledge Forum

2:00 pm – Coffee Break

2:15 pm –  Session Four: Gita Ghiasi,  Canadian Nanotechnology and its Equality Challenges: Pro-poor Innovation and the Intersectionality of Gender Equality;  Kasey Coholan,  Finding the Self: The Work of Digital Self-Tracking Technologies

3:15 pm – Afternoon Break

3:30 pm – Keynote: Dr. Stephen Hilgartner, Working the Stage

5:00 pm – Wrap-Up

7:00 pm – Evening Reception at the Victory Café