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SPRING 2018 COLLOQUIUM SCHEDULE 

All talks are held in Bunche 5288 at 4pm unless otherwise noted.

 

April 2: Simone Polillo (Sociology, University of Virginia)
"How Markets Became Unpredictable"

 

April 9: Stephen Hilgartner (STS, Cornell University)
"Reordering Life: Knowledge and Control in the Genomics Revolution"

 

April 23: Stefano Gattei (Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech)
"Kepler's Rudolphine Tables: The Hidden Message of the Engraved Frontispiece"

 

May 7: Robin Scheffler (STS, MIT)
"A Contagious Cause: The Search for Cancer Viruses and the Growth of American Biomedicine"

 

May 14: Dora Vargha (Medical Humanities, University of Exeter)
"Hungary, the Cold War and the making of socialist international health"

 

May 21: Antoine Lentacker (History, UC Riverside)
"Ontology of the Side Effect: Anecdote and Evidence in the Digital Age"

 

June 4: Jemma Lorenat (Mathematics, Pitzer College)
"Certain Modern Ideas: the History, Mathematics, and Philosophy of Charlotte Angas Scott (1858-1931)"