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Sunday, January 13, 2008

Workshop Schedule for Spring 2008

HSSC Spring 2008 Workshops (from the Dept. website)

Full schedule of the workshops offered by the Department of History and Sociology of Science in Spring 2008.

This semester workshops will be held Mondays from 3:30 pm until 5:15pm in 337 Logan Hall, with refreshments to follow. Please note the time change!

January 28*CANCELED*

February 4Michael Leja, University of Pennsylvania "Eakins, Science, and Realism"

February 11Sarah Kaplan, University of Pennsylvania“Projecting the Future: The Temporality of Strategy Making”

February 18 Gino Segre, University of Pennsylvania“A 1932 Physics Meeting at Niels Bohr's Copenhagen Institute”

February 25 Paul Burnett, University of Pennsylvania“Extending Agricultural Extension: Theodore W. Schultz, International Development and Political Economy in the Cold War US”

March 3 Shobita Parthasarathy, University of Michigan"Between Human and Technology: Governing Biotechnology at the Patent Office"

March 10 No Workshop (Spring Break)

March 17 Karl Appuhn, NYU“Nature's Republic or Republican Nature? Venetian Forest Management and European Ideas about Nature in the Seventeenth Century"

March 24Janet Golden, Rutgers University"Message in a Bottle: The Making of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome"

March 31 Leila Zenderland, California State University, Fullerton"Anthropology, Psychology, and International Politics in the 1930s: Reconsidering Yale’s Seminar on the Impact of Culture on Personality'”

April 7 Oliver Gaycken, Temple University“A Modern Cabinet of Curiosities: George Kleine and the Educational Film”

April 14Sherry Turkle, MIT"Cyberintimacies/Cybersolitudes"

April 21 Susan Lederer, Yale University“Henry Beecher's ‘Bombshell’: Research Ethics and Omissions circa 1966”

April 28 Sarah Tracy, University of Oklahoma"High Life: Ancel Keys, Human Fatigue, and the International High Altitude Expedition of 1935"