Invited Presentations

Hird, M.J. and Wilkes, J. (12/17) ‘Settler Colonialism and Canadian Waste: Issues of Self-determination and Responsibility’, Environmental Humanities, Linköping University, Sweden.

Hird, M.J. (11/17) ‘Deep Shit’, Center for Medical Science and Technology Studies and the associated Graduate Programme in Medicine Culture and Society, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Hird, M.J. (03/17) ‘Canada’s Waste Flow’, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Institut d'urbanisme de Lyon, France.

Hird, M.J. (10/16) ‘Microontologies of Waste, and the Radical Asymmetry of a Stratified Planet’, Boundaries in the Age of the Life Sciences Speaker Series, Penn State University.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/15) Waste and the Anthropocene, Environmental Humanities Collaboratory, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/15) Infrastructures of Waste, Tema Technology and Social Change and Tema Environment, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

Hird, M.J. (10/15) 'Trans Animalities', Tema Genus, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/15) 'Burial and Ressurection in the Anthropocene', Tema Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

 

Hird, M.J. (04/15) Waste, Environmental Politics, and Dis/Engaged Publics’, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

Hird, M.J. (02/15) ‘Waste, Environmental Politics, and Dis/Engaged Publics’, California State University, Pasadena, United States.

 

Hird, M.J. (02/15) ‘Geo-chaos to Bio-order: Subtending (Sexual) Relations’, California State University, Pasadena, United States.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/14) ‘‘Waste, Environmental Politics and Dis/Engaged Publics’, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

 

Hird, M.J. (09/14) ‘What Was the Anthropocene?, Tema Genus, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

 

Hird, M.J. (09/14) ‘Waste, Environmental Politics and Dis/Engaged Publics’, Environmental Technology and Management Department, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

 

Hird, M.J. (05/14) ‘Waste-Colonialism’, Life Matters Conference – Closed Workshop, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

 

Hird, M.J. (04/13) ‘Sex Matters on a Sociable Planet’, Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

 

Hird, M.J. (04/13) ‘Waste: Uncertainty, Futurity, and Democratic Engagement’, Science in Society Program, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.

 

Hird, M.J. (04/13) ‘Sex Matters on a Sociable Planet’, Science in Society Program, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.

 

Hird, M.J. (11/12) ‘Canada’s Waste Flow: Uncertain Futures’, McGill School of Environment, Montreal.

 

Hird, M.J. (11/11) ‘Conversations with the More than Human’, American Anthropological Association, Montreal.

 

Hird, M.J. (06/11) 'Diversity and Asymmetry at the Biophysical, Biocultural, and Biodigital Strata', Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich.

 

Hird, M.J. (05/11) ‘Toward an Ethic of Vulnerability’, Technoscience Workshop, Lancaster University (UK).

 

Hird, M.J. (02/11) ‘Sex and Gender on a Sociable Planet’, Interdisciplinary Studies Department, Lakehead University (Orillia campus).

 

Hird, M.J. (02/11) ‘Volatile Bodies, Volatile Cosmos: Notes on Radical Asymmetry’ Sociology and Anthropology Department, Concordia University.

 

Hird, M.J. (11/10) ‘Improving Long-term Maternal Health’, Scientific Café (CIHR funded), Kingston, Ontario.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/10) ‘Volatile Bodies, Volatile Cosmos: Notes on Radical Asymmetry’ Anthropology Department, University of California at Berekely.

 

Hird, M.J. (06/10) ‘Animal, All Too Animal?’ Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston.

 

Hird, M.J., (06/10) ‘Capturing the impacts of publicly funded health research: Knowledge translation and public understanding of science issues’. Presentation at the workshop “Understanding Social Sciences and Humanities Research Outcomes and Impacts: From Innovative Metrics to Success Stories,” Concordia University, Montreal.

 

Hird, M. J. (11/09) ‘Transdisciplinarity in Health Research’, Perinatal Investigators’ Meeting, Kingston, Canada.

 

Hird, M. J. (05/09) ‘Microontologies’, Life on our Symbiotic Planet: A Conversation with Myra Hird, Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University, UK.

 

Hird, M.J. (04/09) ‘Microontologies, or How to Meet with the Microcosmos’, Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women at Brown University, Brown University, USA.

 

Hird, M.J. (04/09) ‘Gender: Identity, Disorder or Neither?’, Queen’s University, Canada.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/08) ‘Microontologies, or How to Meet With the Microcosmos’, History of Consciousness Department, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/08) ‘Microontologies, or How to Meet With the Microcosmos’, Sociology Deparment, Queen’s University, Canada.

 

Hird, M.J. (06/08) ‘Intensive Evolution and Virtual Sexual Difference: Thinking Queer Technoscientific Emergence’, Emerging Queer and Feminist Technoscience, Bergen, Norway.

 

Hird, M.J. (06/08) ‘Plenty of Room at the Bottom: Thinking Monera’, Sociology Department, Lancaster University, UK.

 

Hird, M.J. (06/08) ‘Developing an Ontological and Epistemological Tool-Kit’, Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies and Centre for Science Studies Joint Postgraduate Workshop, Lancaster University, UK.

 

Hird, M.J. (06/08) ‘Bio-philosophy’s Filthy (In)difference?’, Institute for Gender Studies, Lancaster University, UK.

 

Hird, M.J. and McCallister, J. (04/08) ‘Open to Surprise: Symbiogenesis and Geosciences’, Geosciences Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

 

Hird, M.J. (03/08) ‘Notes from a Failed Feminist: The Ontology and Epistemology of Sexual Difference’, Sociology Department, Brandeis University, USA.

 

Hird, M.J. (12/07) ‘Gain Science and Social Approaches to the Environment’, Geosciences Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

 

Hird, M.J. (03/07) ‘Transdisciplinary Science in Health Research: A Case Study’ Department of Obstretrics and Gynaecology, Queen’s University, Canada.

 

Hird, M.J. (03/07) ‘Ethical Issues in the Translation of Health Research Findings: Perceived Conflict of Interest and Researchers’ Duty in Patient Care’ Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen’s University, Canada.

 

Hird, M.J. (11/05) ‘The Ontology of Sexual Difference’, Psychology Department, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada.

 

Hird, M.J. (05/04) ‘Express Yourself: Meditations on Foreign and Familiar Bodies’, Making Sense of Transitions and Transformations, University of Newcastle.

 

Hird, M.J. (05/03) ‘Boundaries and ‘Other’ Matters: Biological Others and the Politics of Difference’, Sociology Department, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada.

 

Hird, M.J. (03/03) ‘Boundaries that Matter’, Sociology Department, University of Durham.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/02) ‘Future Queer: Using Natural Sciences to Think Beyond Culture?’, Queer Roundtable Discussion, University College Dublin.

 

Hird, M.J. (05/01) ‘Typical Gender Identity? Some Disturbing Reports from the Therapeutic Front Lines’ ESRC Sexuality Seminar Series, York University.

 

Hird, M.J. (05/01) ‘Ethical Concerns in Conducing Social Science Research’ Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin.

 

Hird, M.J. (05/01) ‘Sexual Difference: The Big Lie’ Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, University of Leeds.

 

Hird, M.J. (04/01) ‘Sex Acts’ School of Sociology and Social Policy, Queen’s University, Belfast.

 

Hird, M.J. (12/00) ‘The end of feminism?’ Department of Sociology, University of Ulster at Jordanstown.

 

Hird, M.J. (12/00) ‘Research Ethics’. School of Sociology and Social Policy, Queen’s University.

 

Hird, M.J. (06/00) ‘Resisting Pleasures’. Women’s Studies Centre, York University.

 

Hird, M.J. (02/99) 'Gender's nature: Intersexuals, transsexuals and the 'sex'/'gender' binary'. Women's Studies Centre, Manchester University.

 

Hird, M.J. (07/98) ‘Reconceiving theories of childfree women’. Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Wellington.

 

Hird, M.J. (19/97) 'Issues involved in graduate research'. Department of Sociology. Waikato University.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/97) ‘An exploration of adolescent dating violence’. Department of Sociology. Waikato University.

 

Hird, M.J. (08/97) ‘Theorising pupil identity as fragmented: some implications for feminist critical pedagogy’. Department of Education, Auckland University.

 

Hird, M.J. (06/97) ‘Talking about adolescent dating violence’. North Harbour Family Violence Prevention Project, Auckland.

 

Hird, M.J. (02/97) ‘Theorising pupil identity as fragmented: implications for critical pedagogy’. Sociology Department Research Seminar Series, Auckland University.

 

Hird, M.J. (01/96). ‘Adolescents, dating relationships and aggression’. Graduate lecture presented at New College, Oxford.

 

Hird, M.J. (10/95). ‘The uncontrollable boy and the girl who led him on: adolescents talk about dating violence’. Women’s Studies Group, Oxford University.

 

Hird, M.J. (05/95). ‘Flirtations, mixed signals and heartache: male and female adolescent relationship discourse’. Human Sciences Department, Oxford University.

 

Hird, M.J. (05/95). ‘Substantive and theoretical issues in qualitative research analysis’. Socio-legal Studies Department, Oxford University.

 

Hird, M. J. (03/95). ‘Analysing qualitative research data’. Educational Studies Department, Oxford University.