Welcome!

The Second Annual Binocular Conference has come to a close!

Thank you to all participants and attendees! (Please see our Acknowledgements page.)

To see photos from throughout the event, check out our Instagram account.
A video recording of the keynote address can be found here.

Follow us on Twitter: @binocular_conf
Or on Facebook: @binocularconference


Welcome to the official website for the second annual Binocular Conference, a two-day graduate conference jointly organized by the York University Science and Technology Studies (STS) Department and the University of Toronto’s Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST).

The theme for the 2016 Binocular Conference is “Looking at Junk,” and took place on April 28th, 29th, and 30th in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The Keynote Address was delivered by Max Liboiron (Memorial University, NL), discard studies scholar, activist, and artist, on Saturday, April 30th at Victoria College, Room 323, University of Toronto, 12:30pm. The topic of the address will be “Theorizing Externalities: 185 Pieces of Junk Walk into a Bar…”

The full program can be downloaded here, and an online version can be accessed here.

The site can be navigated using the menu on the top left of this homepage. 

If you have any questions, please email us at binocularconference(at)gmail(dot)com

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