Academic Presentations

“Translating Fiery Landscapes: Boundary-Work, Discourse and Economies of Attention in the Work of Fire Ecologists.” presented at the Society for the Social Studies of Science, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, September 6, 2019.

“Chasing Fires.” presented at the Narrative Science in Techno-Environments: Integrating History of Science with Environmental History and Humanities, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, July 19, 2019.

“Fire as Companion Species: Fighting Fire vs. Caring for Fire.” presented at the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, Davis, California, United States, June 27, 2019.

“Fire as Companion Species: Speculative Futures in Fire Ecologies and More-Than-Human Relationalities in a Changing Climate.” Presented at  the Annual Meeting for the Society for Social Studies of Science, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, August 30, 2018. 

“Trickster Epistemologies and Worldviews in Twin Peaks.” Presented at the Annual Meeting for the Society for Social Studies of Science, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, September 2, 2017.

“STS as a Trickster Discipline: Potentials and Futurisms.” Presented at the Northeast Science and Technology Studies Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, April 21, 2017.

“The Naturecultures of Lyme Disease in North America.” Presented at the 4S/EASST Conference 2016: Science and Technology by Other Means, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, September 1, 2016.

“Canada’s War on Science and the Role of the Diversified Media.” Presented at the International Conference on “Crony Journalism: Redefining Journalistic Practices,” Santiniketan, West Bengal, India, January 18, 2014.

Invited Talks

Invited speaker at the Toronto March for Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 21, 2017.

Invited speaker/"provocateur" at the Engineering Change Lab, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. June 9, 2017. 

Plenary speaker at Anthropocene Campus Melbourne, organized by the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalization, Deakin University, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. September 6, 2018

Writing for anthropology and STS blogs

“Exploring Anthropologies of Medicine and Health across Borders at 4S 2018.” Somatosphere (blog), October 8, 2018.

“The Sounds of STS: In Conversation with Prof. Stefan Helmreich.” Platypus (blog). Accessed May 13, 2019.

Podcast Episodes

"Laughing Disparagingly at the Google Memo Dude with Aadita Chaudhury" in Hannah McGregor's Secret Feminist Agenda. October 13, 2017.

Science Writing

“How To Decolonize Your Science Curriculum.” How We Get To Next, March 28, 2019. 

“Women and Technology: An Ever-Evolving Relationship.” Science Borealis. March 26, 2015.

“Ringing in the New Year with…Light.” Science Borealis. January 5, 2015.  

“Space Exploration (or, Engineering on a Budget).” (with Sri Ray-Chauduri) Science Borealis. October 14, 2014. 

“What Does Ebola Have to Do with Engineering?” (with Sri Ray-Chauduri) Science Borealis. August 5, 2014. 

“Engineering the Earth.” Science Borealis. April 28, 2014. 

“So What, Exactly, Does an Engineer Do?” Science Borealis. February 3, 2014. 


“Why White Supremacists and Hindu Nationalists Are so Alike.” Al Jazeera, December 13, 2018.

© 2019 by Aadita Chaudhury