Mar 27
H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
330 N. Orchard St.
7:30 PM

Michelle Murphy

Professor, University of Toronto
Chemical Violence and Decolonial Futures

Michelle Murphy is a historian and feminist science and technology studies scholars whose research concerns environmental, reproductive, and data justice.    Her current research  seeks to reconceptualize chemical violence towards decolonial futures on the Great Lakes. She is an urban Métis from Winnipeg living in Toronto, where she is Professor of History and WGSI at the University of Toronto and Director of the Technoscience Research Unit. She is the author of The Economization of Life (2017), Seizing the Means of Reproduction (2012), and Sick Building Syndrome and the Politics of Uncertainty (2006), all with Duke University Press.  She is co-organizer of the Toronto Technoscience Science Salon, a founding member of the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative,  and a lead editor of  the journal Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technocience. 

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