Colloquia

Unless otherwise indicated, the lectures are held on Fridays, in conjunction with the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Program and Colloquium in Studies of Science and Technology, at 3:35 PM US Central Time. For Fall 2022, the colloquia will be in person in 125 Nicholson Hall.

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You also may be interested in related events, such as our International Postdoc Forum or the symposia and public events hosted by our Many Faces of Reproducibility project.

Fall 2022

September 16, 2022, 3:35PM

Narrative Interventions: Reckoning with Opioids in the Land of 10,000 Rehabs
Amy Sullivan, History, Macalester College
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

September 23, 2022, 3:35PM

Interdisciplinary Integration as “Coordinated and Unified Action”
Evelyn Brister, Philosophy, Rochester Institute of Technology

September 30, 2022, 3:35PM

Demographic Data and Global Population Control
Emily Merchant, Science and Technology Studies, University of California–Davis
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

October 7, 2022, 3:35PM

Choose your own apocalypse: nuclear war, asteroids, and predicting the end of the world
Matthew Stanley, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, NYU
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

October 21, 2022, 3:35PM

Markets and Demarcation
Jennifer Jhun, Philosophy, Duke University

October 28, 2022, 3:35PM

Hazardous Nature: Coalmining Engineers, Discounting Calculations, and the Price of Risk, c. 1800
William Deringer, Science, Technology, and Society, MIT
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

November 4, 2022, 3:35PM

Problems in the Pluriverse: Postcolonial and Indigenous Science and Technology Studies
Suman Seth, Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine 

December 2, 2022, 3:35PM 

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Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine 

December 9, 2022, 3:35PM 

Calibrating Cosmic Dawn Instruments
Nora Boyd, Philosophy, Siena College