Logan Lounge

A Collective Blog for Current and Former Members (and Friends!) of the History and Sociology of Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania

Monday, September 17, 2007

Fall 2007 Workshop Schedule

Fall 2007 Workshops

Mondays from 4pm until 6pm in 337 Logan Hall (unless otherwise noted)

September 10 Matthew Eddy, Durham University, "Reading Practices and Natural History Texts in Enlightenment Edinburgh"

September 24 Simon Cole, University of California, Irvine, "Crime, Privacy, & Identity in the Age of Genetics & Information Technology"

October 1 Babak Ashrafi, Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science (PACHS), "Born's Bad Bet"

October 8 Bruno Strasser, Yale University, "Banking Biology: Property, Privacy and Priority in Late 20th Century Databases"

October 16, 3-6pm, Logan 402 (Tuesday) Peter Galison, Harvard University, "'SECRECY': Communicating Scholarship through Film" (Screening and Discussion)

October 26, location TBA (Friday) Joint workshop with the Philosophy Department, John Beatty, University of British Columbia, "Karl Popper, Darwinism, and Totalitarianism"

October 29 Jutta Schikore, Indiana University, "Early 19th Century Microscopy"

November 5 Wendy Kline, University of Cincinnati, "Bodies of Evidence: Activists, Patients, and the FDA Regulation of Depo Provera"

November 12 Gabriella Petrick, New York University, "Industrializing Taste: Using Science and Technology to Historicize Our Sense of Taste"

November 19 Paul Offit, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, "One Scientist's Perspectives on the History of Vaccines"

November 26 John Krige, Georgia Tech, "Technology as an Instrument of US Foreign Policy"

December 3 Paul N. Edwards, University of Michigan, "Making Global Data, Making Data Global: Climate Change and Meteorological Data Infrastructures"