Program

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 GingrasIs 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 AgeEdward 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 SubscribersDavid Pantalony, Physics and the Modern on the Canadian Prairies.

12.15 pm: Concluding remarks

 

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