September 8, 2017 to December 8, 2017
Minnesota, United States
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Philosophy, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Social History / Studies
History of Science, Technology and Medicine Colloquium: Fall 2017
Lectures are held on Fridays at 3:35pm in 275 Nicholson Hall, 216 Pillsbury Dr SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.
"Technology, Religion, and Postwar Debates about the Order of Creation: How the History of Science and Religion has Led Us into Error in Analyzing Technology and Religion"
Jennifer Alexander, History of Science and Technology, University of Minnesota
"‘He Will Be a Better Citizen as a Legitimate Addict’: The Forgotten History of
Harm Reduction in America’s First Opioid Epidemic"
David Herzberg, Department of History, University at Buffalo
A Dorothy Bernstein Lecture in the History of Psychiatry
"When Children are Better Learners than Adults: Theory Formation, Causal Models, and the Evolution of Learning"
Alison Gopnik, Department of Psychology, University of California - Berkeley
"Inviting Girls Into the Lab: the Rise of Diversity Advocacy in STEM, 1950-Present"
Amy Bix, Department of History, Iowa State University
"Cold War Curvature: Measuring and Modeling Gravity in Postwar American Physics"
David Kaiser, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-sponsored with the School of Physics and Astronomy
"Structural Bias and the Commercialization of Medicine"
Rebecca Kukla, Department of Philosophy, Georgetown University
"Fluidity, Elasticity, and Activity: Conceptualizing Air from Boyle to the Early Newtonians"
Victor Boantza, History of Science and Technology, University of Minnesota
Promotion & Tenure Seminar - Co-sponsored with the School of Physics and Astronomy
"An Epistemology of Scientific Investigation "
C. Kenneth Waters, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary
"Astrology from University Lecture to Print Culture"
Darin Hayton, Department of History, Haverford College
Co-sponsored with the Center for Early Modern History and the Center for Austrian Studies
"Absolute Space, Relative Motion, and the Method of Newtonian Physics"
Rob DiSalle, Department of Philosophy, Western University
"Unification and Heuristic Strategies in the Development of Quantum Theory"
Molly Kao, Department of Philosophy, University of Montreal
A CSE Distinguished Scientists and Engineers from Underrepresented Groups Lecture
"Active Ignorance and the Rhetoric of Biological Race Realism"
Nora Berenstain, Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
"Eurasianism in Soviet Science: The Environmental Views of Aleksandr Fersman "
Andy Bruno, Department of History, Northern Illinois University
Presentations are sponsored by the Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine and the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science