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Colloquium Schedule

History of Science Society

UC History of Science Graduate Seminar

 

FALL 2017 COLLOQUIUM SCHEDULE 

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

 

October 2: Linda Civitello (UCLA PhD, 2017)

“Chemistry and Cake: An American Culinary Revolution”

 

October 6 (Friday) Workshop: Bureaucratic Data. Knowledge Production across Science, Commerce, and the State (10.30 am – 4:00 pm, 6275 Bunche Hall)

  • Maura Dykstra (Caltech), "The Legal, the Illegal, and the Un-Legal Archive in Late Imperial China."
  • Devin Fitzgerald (Harvard), "The Creation of the Qing 'Open Archive."
  • Renee Raphael (UC Irvine), "Purposeful Bureaucratic Disorder in Philip II’s Empire?: Why Juan de Hinestrosa Thought his Relation of the Discovery of New Potosi Would Be Read."
  • Chelsea Zi Wang (Claremont McKenna), "Synchronizing Information in Premodern Bureaucracies: The Case of Imperial China." 

 

October 9: Michael Weismeyer (UCLA)

"Teaching the Teacher about Science: The California State Normal School"

 

October 30: Fanny Gribenski (Huntington Library)

"Tuning the World. A Global History of Acoustics at the Crossroads of Aesthetics, Politics, Science and Industry (1834-1939)"

 

November 13: James Delbourgo (Rutgers University)

"Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origin of the British Museum"

 

November 20: Peter Galison (Harvard University)

“Filming and Writing Science”

Note: held in Royce Hall Member Lounge. Access is at the back, north side of Royce Hall on the upper loading dock, facing parking structure 5 and Rolfe Hall. Enter through the door with the awning that says “Artist Entrance.”

 

HISTORY OF SCIENCE SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING

The annual meeting will be held in Toronto 9 -12 November 2017.

 

ANNUAL UC HISTORY OF SCIENCE GRADUATE SEMINAR

The Graduate Student Seminar is currently a yearly opportunity for graduate students in the History of Science, STS, and related fields to share their research in a day-long conference environment. The first event took place at UCLA in February 2017.

The next Graduate Student Seminar will take place at UC Santa Barbara on 9 December 2017. Contact the organizers at santabarbarahistsci@gmail.com for more information.