Consortium for Hist, Sci, Tech and Med: February Working Groups and Events

February Working Groups and Events

Working Groups

Scholars can participate in Consortium Working Groups online or in person, in Philadelphia and other locations. Please follow links below for details.

  • Biological Sciences
    February 2, 2017
    Sigrid Schmalzer of University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will discuss sections of her book, Red Revolution, Green Revolution: Scientific Farming in Socialist China (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016).

Events

Please check the Consortium Events Calendar for more details on the events below.

  • February 1, 2017
    Douglas Kondziolka, New York University
    The Roles of Physicians in 19th Century Polar Exploration
    New York Academy of Medicine (New York, NY)
  • February 6, 2017
    Elizabeth Lee, Dickinson College
    HSS Workshop
    University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • February 6, 2017
    Carolyn Roberts, Harvard University
    Race, Science, & Social Justice Lecture Series
    Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • February 7, 2017
    Lauren Kassell, University of Cambridge
    Inscription, Digitization and the Shape of Knowledge
    New York University (New York, NY)
  • February 13, 2017
    Spring Greeney, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Brown Bag Lecture: What Clean Smells Like: Commercial Chemists and the Politics of Women’s Work in the Mid-Century United States
    Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia, PA)
  • February 13, 2017
    Britt Rusert, University of Massachusetts
    HSS Workshop: Rethinking Racial Science Through Black Intellectual History
    University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • February 13, 2017
    Steven Palmer, University of Windsor
    Miracles in Modern Medical Cinema: The Birth of a New Visual Culture at Expo 67
    Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • February 20, 2017
    Cari Casteel, Auburn University
    Brown Bag Lecture: A Better Mousetrap for Your Armpit: Deodorant and Technological Innovation
    Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia, PA)
  • February 20, 2017
    Judy Kaplan, University of Pennsylvania, Penn Humanities Forum
    HSS Workshop: Automating the ‘Aha!: A History of Standardizing Jugments about Linguistic Relationship
    University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • February 20, 2017
    Laura Briggs, University of Massachusetts
    Fertility, Infertility, Race: Of ARTs and Infant Mortality
    Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • February 22, 2017
    Stephanie Dick, University of Pennsylvania
    After Math: Reasoning, Proving, and Computing in Postwar United States
    Center for Science & Society at Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • February 23, 2017
    Conference: The Science of Information, 1870-1945: The Universalization of Knowledge in a Utopian Age
    The University of Pennsylvania Libraries and the Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia, PA)
  • February 23, 2017
    Michael D. Gordin, Princeton University
    Speaking Scientific Internationalism
    Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia, PA)
  • February 27, 2017
    Joe Martin, Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
    Brown Bag Lecture: Rethinking Industrial Patronage of Academic Research in the Early Cold War
    Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia, PA)
  • February 27, 2017
    Sarah Ehlers, University of Leicester
    HSS Workshop: Science in a Colonial Context. Sleeping Sickness, Race, and Modern Medicine in sub-Saharan Africa, 1840-1940
    University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)