Seminars

The History of Science Tuesday Seminars


All talks are held at 12:00 pm in Science Center 469, unless otherwise noted.

For further information please contact Ellen Guarente, 617-384-5800.

 

Month
Date
Details
February

18

New Books: Elizabeth Lunbeck, Vanderbilt University“Writing the History of Narcissism: Between Clinic and Culture”

February
25

Matthew Jones, Columbia University
“Great Exploitations: Data Mining, Total Information Awareness and the NSA”

March
4

New Books: Conevery Bolton Valencius,
UMass Boston
“The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes"

March 25

Ken Alder, Northwestern University
"Machine Memoirs: A History of Artificial Beings"

April 1

Panel Discussion: "Body of Knowledge" Exhibit
David Jones, Scott Podolsky, and Jean-Francois Gauvin

April 15

New Books: Anna Henchman, Boston University
“The Starry Sky Within”

April 22

Panel Discussion: George Sarton, Historian of Science Steven Shapin, Peter Buck, Alex Csiszar

April 29

Peder Anker, New York University
"A Global History of Ecology in Norway"

 

 

 

 

 

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