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 2021, the colloquia will be in person in 45 Rapson 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 2021

September 10, 2021, 3:35PM

Punch Drunk Slugnuts: Violence and the Vernacular History of Disease
Stephen Casper, Humanities and Social Sciences, Clarkson University
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

September 17, 2021, 3:35PM CST

Microaggressions in Social Explanation and Individual Phenomenology
Mikio Akagi, History and Philosophy of Science, Texas Christian University

September 24, 2021, 3:35PM

Normal and Abnormal Rhythms in the Search for Biological Clocks: An Epistemological Gap Between Early Twentieth-Century Biology and Experimental Psychology
Jole Shackelford, History of Medicine, University of Minnesota
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

October 1, 2021, 3:35PM

No colloquium
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

October 8, 2021, 3:35PM

Toxic Anachronism in the History of Science and Technology: The Case of Liebniz
Andre Wakefield, History, Pitzer College
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

October 15, 2021, 3:35PM

Carbolic Colonialism: Race, Labor, and Plague in South Africa
Jacob Steere-Williams, History, College of Charleston
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

October 22, 2021, 3:35PM

Why care about quantization?
Benjamin Feintzeig, Philosophy, University of Washington

October 29, 2021, 3:35PM

The Do-It-Herself Smear: Prevention Technology, Medical Practice, and Cervical Cancer Screening in 1960s Britain
Elizabeth Toon, History and Sociology of Science, University of Manchester
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

November 5, 2021, 3:35PM

Vaccination and its Historical Documents
Elena Conis Journalism, University of California, Berkeley
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine 

November 12, 2021, 3:35PM 

Making Razze: Knowing and Controlling Animal Generation, 1500-1600
Mackenzie Cooley, History, Hamilton College
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine 

November 19, 2021, 3:35PM 

What’s to be Gained from an Evolutionary Approach to Behavior?
Subrena Smith, Philosophy, University of New Hampshire

December 3, 2021, 3:35PM 

Genesis, Creation, and Generation in Robert Boyle's Natural Philosophy
Ashley Inglehart, College of Medicine, Florida State University
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine 

December 10, 2021, 3:35PM 

No colloquium