Making and Unmaking Electronic Waste
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, 1:30-3 p.m.
The Faculty of Business welcomes Dr. Josh Lepawsky, Department of Geography. Over the last decade a dominant story-line about electronic waste has emerged: it is dumped by rich, developed countries of the North in poor, developing countries of the South; this dumping poisons people and environments, is exploitative, and unethical. Just so. Yet, heterodox story-lines emerge when one follows the action of making and unmaking electronic waste.