STS@OSU Conference

Update 7 March 2019 at 1:35pm: See updated schedule below

Our goal is to facilitate connections with scholars in the Great Lakes region who work in science and technology studies, generate intellectual community within and beyond our institutions, and inspire conversation on how to develop institutional structures and networks that can foster ongoing inquiry into science and technology studies. STS scholars from the Great Lakes region have been invited to give a flash presentation and a few have been asked to offer a work in progress for feedback on March 8, 2019.

Thursday, 2pm-2:30pm Coffee and Welcome (Juno ParreƱas and Noah Tamarkin)
Thursday, 2:30pm-4:15pm Keynote from Michelle Murphy (U of Toronto)
Thursday, 4:15pm-5:30pm Flash presentations: STS in the Great Lakes
Thursday, 6:15-7:30pm Performance: Calista Lyon with Sahily Tamayo “The Unknown and the Unnamed”
Thursday, 7:30pm-9pm Dinner
Friday, 9:00am-9:30 am Breakfast
Friday, 9:30am-11:00am Workshop Round 1
Friday, 11:00am-11:15am Coffee Break
Friday, 11:15 am-12:45pm Workshop Round 2
Friday, 12:45pm-1:30pm Lunch
Friday, 1:30pm-2:30pm Walk and Talk
Friday, 2:30pm-4:00pm Institution Building Breakout Sessions


Flash presentations and keynote lecture will be held on Thursday, March 7 at the River Den Room, Drake Performance and Event Center, located at 1849 Cannon Dr, Columbus, OH 43210. Shuttle bus service will take registered participants to OSU Urban Arts Space for Calista Lyon’s performance. OSU Urban Arts Space is located downtown at 50 West Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215. The conference dinner for invited guests and the first 40 registered participants will be held nearby at a location to be announced. Events on Friday, March 8 will take place at the Heffner Wetland Research and Education Building in the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, located off the Olentangy Trail at 352 W. Dodridge St. Columbus, OH 43202.