|All of the Consortium working groups continue to meet online, as has been normal practice. If you have not already, join one or more of the groups, download the papers, and join the discussion online.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 6:30pm
Eben Kirksey, Institute for Advanced Study, Deakin University
We will discuss a chapter of his forthcoming book, The Mutant Project: Inside the Global Race to Genetically Modify Humans.
Malingering and Social Welfare Policy
Friday, April 3 2020 – 10:00am
Medicine and Health
Friday, March 6, 2020 – 3:30pm
Mary Fissell, Johns Hopkins University
Mary will share drafts of the introduction and Chapter 2 of a book in progress about Aristotle’s Masterpiece, now tentatively titled Before Sex Ed.
Under Tropical Skies: Science, Technology, and Society
Wednesday, April 8 2020 – 8:00am
The Science of Storms: Modern Meteorology in Guangdong’s Typhoon Space from the 1850s to the 1950s
Early Modern Science
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 – 12:30pm
J.B. Shank will present his WIP titled “Europeans Telling of the World’s Beginnings Around 1700. Between Science and Religion, Prose, Verse, and Scripture, and Image and Text.”
Evolution and Hereditary in Brazil
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – 12:00pm
Lilian Al-Chueyr Pereira Martins, Universidade de São Paulo
Precisa de título (title forthcoming)
Sciences of the Senses
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – 3:00pm
Omar Nasim, University of Regensburg
“Ornamental Mind,” (work in progress).
History and Philosophy of Science
NOTE SPECIAL DATE
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – 6:30pm
The group will continue reading The Ant Trap by Brian Epstein
Measuring Aurality; Interdisciplinary Histories of Disability, Technology, and Military Acoustics
Friday, April 17, 2020 – 1:30pm
David Suisman, “Harmonicas, Hospitals, and Hit Kits: Music in the U.S. Military in World War II,” work-in-progress.