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Fall 2018 COLLOQUIUM SCHEDULE 

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

 

October 8: Kirsten Moore-Sheeley (Cedars-Sinai Program in the History of Medicine)
“From Kenyan Particulars to Global Universals: Making Insecticide-Treated Bed Nets into a Biomedical Technology”

 

October 22: Kevin Lambert (Cal State Fullerton) and David Sabean (UCLA)
New Book Event: "Presentation and Celebration of Norton Wise, Aesthetics, Industry, and Science: Hermann von Helmholtz and the Berlin Physical Society" (U Chicago Press, 2018)
THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD IN BUNCHE 6275, HISTORY DEPT CONFERENCE ROOM

 

October 29: Claire Edington (UC San Diego)
“How to Write a Social History of Psychiatry: Lessons from the Archives of colonial Vietnam”

 

November 5: Russell Johnson
Special Reception and Presentation of Biomedical Rare Book Collections
NOTE LOCATION: Biomedical Library, Rare Book Room

 

November 13 (Tuesday): Sabine Arnaud (CNRS and Centre Koyré, Paris)
“The Specter of Abnormality: Deaf Education and the Poetics of Contestation at the Turn of the Twentieth-Century”
** [Please note: due to the Nov. 12 holiday, this week’s colloquium will be on Tuesday, time and place to be determined]**

 

December 3: Martha Lampland (UC San Diego)
“ ‘From Each according to their Ability, to Each according to their Need’: Calorie Money and Technical Norms in Mid-20th-century Hungary"