Categories: History

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Malleability and Machines: Glenn Gould and the Technological Self
This article examines how pianist Glenn Gould’s musical ideals and philosophy – which emphasized properties of machines and electronic media...
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The Unreliable Nation: Hostile Nature and Technological Failure in the Cold War
In his first book, Jones-Imhotep explores how technological failures shaped the identity of Canada during the Cold War through the...
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Edward Jones-Imhotep is the Director of the Institute for the History & Philosophy of Science & Technology at the University...
Events | Monday, April 11, 2022
Presented by the Centre of Ethics, author and Wayne State University professor Samantha Noël will discuss her recent book, Tropical...
News | Thursday, March 24, 2022
In 2015, Nicole Charles headed to Barbados to unpack the reasons behind parents’ hesitancy toward the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine....
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Nicole Charles is an assistant professor in the department of historical studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Her research focuses on women, gender and sexuality studies, including Caribbean feminisms and Black feminist health science studies. Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach in her research, Charles questions issues of care, gendered and racialized risk, technoscience and coloniality in the Black Atlantic.
News | Thursday, March 17, 2022
University of Toronto historian Funké Aladejebi is on a mission to place Black Canadian history at the forefront of academia....
Events | Friday, March 04, 2022
Join the Women & Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) and guest panelists to celebrate the launch of the book, Suspicion, by...
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Suspicion and/as Radical (Care): Looking Closer at Vaccine Hesitancy in Postcolonial Barbados
Charles’ examines the caring work of human papillomavirus (HPV) delivery, looking closely into historical antithetical understandings and practices of care.
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Suspicion: Vaccines, Hesitancy and the Affective Politics of Protection in Barbados
Charles reframes the Afro-Barbadian resistance to the HPV vaccine in 2014, and examines the history of colonial and biopolitical violence,...