Friday, April 24, 2015 — Schulich Private Dining Room
9.00 am – 9.15 am: Welcome – Martha Jarrell and Edward Jones-Imhotep
9.15 am – 10.15 am: Keynote – Yves Gingras, Is the ‘conflict between science and religion’ a myth? A methodological critique of a rising field of research.
10.15 am – 10.30 am: Coffee break
10.30 am – 12.00 pm: Jordan Bimm, chair; Stephen Bocking, Landscapes of Science: Linking the History of Canadian Science and Environmental History; Katharine Anderson, On Airs, Waters and Data Networks; Sean Kheraj, The Canadian Horse Disease, 1872-73.
12.00 pm – 1.30 pm: Lunch
1.30 pm – 3.00 pm: Kasey Coholan, chair; Efram Sera-Shriar, A History of Inuit: Richard King, Monogenesis and Travel Narratives in Early British Ethnology; Tina Adcock, Scientist Tourist Sportsman Spy: Boundary Work in Eastern Canadian Arctic Exploration; Blair Stein, Canada’s North Stars: Climate, Identity, and Technological Mythmaking.
3.00 pm – 3.15 pm: Coffee break
3.15 pm – 4.45 pm: Aryn Martin, chair; David Theodore, Small Science: Trained Acquaintance and the One-Man Research Team; Beth Robertson, Cosmic Nucleus: Re-Enchanting the Body in Canada’s Atomic Age; Edward Jones-Imhotep, Paris-Montreal-Babylon: The Modernist Genealogies of Gerald Bull.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 — Pierre Lassonde Lecture Hall (X106)
9.00 am – 10.30 am: Vennilla Rajaguru, chair; James Hull, The Second Industrial Revolution in Canada; Eda Kranakis, Patents, Plants, and Globalization: The Case of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready Canola in Canada; Daniel Macfarlane, Negotiated High Modernism: Canada and the St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project.
10.30 am – 10.45 am: Coffee break
10.45 am – 12.15 pm: Eleanor Louson, chair; Dorotea Gucciardo, “Let the Sunshine In”: Ultraviolet Light as Emerging Medical Technology; Jan Hadlaw, “Mysteries of the New Phone Explained”: Introducing Dial Service to Bell Canada Subscribers; David Pantalony, Physics and the Modern on the Canadian Prairies.
12.15 pm: Concluding remarks