Episode 67: Science, Technology, and the Modern
In 2015, colleagues of the late Richard Jarell organized a conference at York University in his memory to honour his many contributions to the field of the history of science and technology in Canada. What emerged from that conference were a number of papers that examined the intersections of science, technology, and modernity in Canadian history.
Tina Adcock from Simon Fraser University and Edward Jones-Imhotep from York University edited those papers and published them in a new book called Made Modern: Science and Technology in Canadian History. This episode features an interview with Tina Adcock, Edward Jones-Imhotep, and Blair Stein that explores some of the emerging scholarship on the history of science and technology in modern Canada.
“Walking and Dancing” by Esther Garcia
“Final Gift for Every Season” by Aufklarung
“Gander International Airport, 1959” Source: Library and Archives Canada/National Film Board fonds/e011177054
Kheraj, Sean. “Episode 67: Science, Technology, and the Modern” Nature’s Past: Canadian Environmental History Podcast. 2 March 2020.
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