4S Conference 2015 – Denver, Colorado (USA), 11-14 November 2015 Call for Papers for Open Panel From one thing to another: Technologies of representation in design and making Panel Chairs: Arlene Oak, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta (aoak@ualberta.ca) Claire Nicholas, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta (cn4@ualberta.ca)  Continue Reading

The University of Alberta, Department of History and Classics, would like to share the following details of the Dressing Global Bodies Conference Call For Papers: Dressing Global Bodies: Clothing Cultures, Politics and Economies in Globalizing Eras, c. 1600s-1900s 7-9 July 2016, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Co-Organized with the PasoldContinue Reading

On View September 27, 2013–February 2, 2014 At the Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY By Ann Marguerite Tartsinis, Curator of the Exhibition An American Style: Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design, 1915-1928 examines the efforts of the American Museum of Natural History to educate and inspireContinue Reading

By Oliver Wainwright (forwarded by Fiona McDonald) The Guardian, Wednesday 16 January 2013 It has lined the interiors of everything from greasy spoon cafes to luxury cruise liners, from hospital wards to train cabins – bringing a fusion of wipe-clean practicality and sleek modern style. And now Formica is celebrating its 100th birthday. The braveContinue Reading

Deadline: 15 December 2012 Dates: Friday February 22, Saturday February 23, and Sunday February 24 Location: Borrego Springs, Anza-Borrego Desert (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anza-Borrego_Desert), exact location TBA Doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty from across California are invited to the inaugural Southern California Winter STS retreat. This retreat is designed for a select groupContinue Reading

Tuesday October 16th, 2012 10:30AM-5:30PM Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen The organizers invite participation in an interdisciplinary one-day hands-on workshop on emerging methods of critical practice in science and technology studies, in particular methods that engage with art and design as well as performance and exhibition. Ultimately, we aim to refineContinue Reading