Upcoming STS events

Archive 2011

Addicted to Plastic
SA 3303
February 17, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Screening of the film "Addicted to Plastic".  A global journey to investigate the ubiquity and toxic legacy of plastics and creative efforts to develop alternatives.Event Details
Dr. Tanja Paulitz
Sage 5711
March 23, 2011 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Department of Sociology
University of GrazEvent Details
SA 3303
March 24, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A screening of the film "Gasland" which tracks how the largest domestic natural gas boom in history has swept across the United States, contaminating communities and provoking protests.Event Details
DCC 324
April 21, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A screening of the film "Fresh" which celebrates the farmers, thinkers, and business people across America who are reinventing our current food system.Event Details
Conference on the Political Sociology of Science and Technology
Sage 5711
April 29, 2011 9:00 AM - May 1, 2011
The conference will take place on Friday, April 29, through Sunday morning, May 1. The Friday sessions will consist of doctoral students in a workshop setting, in which students will get ample time to explore new projects and present preliminary dissertation research. Daniel Kleinman will give the plenary lecture on Friday evening as the Phelan Lecture in Science, Technology, and Democracy.Event Details
Split Estate
Sage 3303
October 2, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Screening of the film "Split Estate". An Emmy Award-winning documentary that examines hydraulic fracturing, and conflicts between surface land owners and the natural gas industry in the western United States.
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The Yes Men Fix the World
Sage 3303
October 16, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Screening of the film "The Yes Men Fix the World".  A hilarious and true story of two political activists who, posing as top executives of giant corporations, lie their way into big business conferences and pull off the world's most outrageous pranks -- while working to enhance political and media literacy.
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Eben Kirksey, CUNY Graduate Center
5711 Sage Lab
October 26, 2011 12:30 PM - September 27, 2011
What’s On Your Plate?
Sage 3303
November 6, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Screening of the film "What's On Your Plate?".  A funny and provocative film about kids, what they eat, and their place in the food web, working out from the lives of two eleven year-old girls in New York City.
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Burning in the Sun
Sage 3303
November 13, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Screening of the film "Burning in the Sun". This film is about 26-year-old Daniel Dembele, who returns to his homeland in Mali to start a business building solar panels, aiming to electrify the households of rural communities, 99% of which live without power.
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Gerald Markowitz, John Jay College
5711 Sage Lab
November 30, 2011 12:30 PM - September 27, 2011