Patrick Keilty

Patrick Keilty joins the TRU

We are delighted to have Patrick Keilty join the TRU as an affiliated faculty member. Patrick is a feminist and queer media and technology scholar. He is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto and the Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies there. His primary teaching and research field is…

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Discussion: Is Your Body a Toxic Site? Reproductive Health as an Environmental Issue

An event presented by the Politics of Evidence Working Group in partnership with Environmental Defence. Join us for this public forum connecting reproductive and environmental health in our everyday encounters with endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Come learn about endocrine-disruptors, the extent of our contact with them, and how the degree of our vulnerability is linked to what…

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Silence of the Labs Panel Discussion, January 27

At the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy, Evidence for Democracy hosted a special screening of the CBC documentary, Silence of the Labs, followed by a panel discussion. The event is part of current efforts to raise public awareness of the Harper Government’s “war on science.” The film and the panel discussion drew attention…

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Evidencing Disaster Salon, January 23

In the recently held Technoscience Salon on Evidencing Disaster, Max Liboiron and Kim Fortun provoked a lively discussion around how we ‘narrate’ disaster, disaster’s temporalities, and politicized modes of collecting disaster data. Liboiron provided a compelling example of her experience in data activism in the wake of ‘Hurricane Sandy,’ showing how  the configuration of disaster…