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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 in Room 101 Tate Hall. Subscribe to our mailing list for colloquium updates

Fall 2019

September 6, 2019

The Health of the People: A New History of Latin American Social Medicine
Eric Carter, Geography, Macalester College
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

September 13, 2019

The Role of Historical Science in Methodological Actualism
Meghan Page, Philosophy, Loyola University
Sponsored by the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science

September 20, 2019

Reimagining the History of Climate Science
Debbie Coen, History, Yale University
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

September 27, 2019

New Deal Medicine and the Birth of Socialized Health Care in Canada: Fred Mott in Saskatchewan, 19461951
Esyllt Jones, Histroy, University of Manitoba
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

October 4, 2019

The Dynamics of Epistemic Ecology: Learning from Scientific Theory Change
Lydia Patton, Philosophy, Virginia Tech
Sponsored by the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science

October 11, 2019

Undergound Evangelizing: Theodicy and Orthodoxy in Lomonosov’s Theory of Earth.
Anna Graber, Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of Minnesota
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

October 18, 2019

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

October 25, 2019

Indigo Trials and Tribulations: Michel Adanson’s African Laboratory
Mary Terrall, History, UCLA
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

November 1, 2019

Dispensing with Explanatory Inference
Kareem Khalifa, Philosophy, Middlebury College
Sponsored by the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science

November 8, 2019

How to Train a Mouse - Methodological Challenges to Pre-clinical Exercise Oncology
Amit Hagar, History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

November 15, 2019

The methodologists: following the scientists who make tools, not facts
Nicole Nelson, Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

November 22, 2019

Brandy Shillace, Dittrick Medical History Center, Case Western University
Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

November 29, 2019

No colloquium Thanksgiving

December 6, 2019

The Structure of Best Explanations
Jonah N. Schupbach, Philosophy, University of Utah
Sponsored by the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science

Abstracts

Previous colloquia

KuhnFest Fall 2012