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GRADUATE PROGRAM IN HISTORY OF SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND TECHNOLOGY


Course Syllabi
Graduate Level Courses
Undergraduate Level Courses

COURSE SYLLABI


GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

    • 200O – The Historiography of Science – Margaret Jacob (offered Fall 2008)

    • 201O – Topics in History: Science/Technology
      • Objectivity and Quantification in Science – Ted Porter (offered Winter 2007)
      • Pictures and Explanations in Early Modern Natural Philosophy – Brian Copenhaver/Margaret Jacob (offered Fall 2005)
      • Colonialism, Empire, and “Post colonialism” in Sciences, Technologies, and Medical Practices – Sharon Traweek (offered Spring 2005)
      • Global Knowledge in the 17th and 18th Centuries – Mary Terrall (offered Winter 2004)

      • 295 – Theories of Scientific Change – Sharon Traweek (offered Spring 2007)

    • 297A/B – Seminars in History of Science
      • Oral Histories: Collecting, Interpreting, Archiving – Sharon Traweek (offered Winter 2008)
      • European History and the History of Science – Margaret Jacob (offered Fall 2007)
      • Science and Commercialization in the 20th and 21st Century – Soraya de Chadarevian (offered Spring 2007)
      • Political Economy and Science – Norton Wise (offered Fall 2006)
      • Cultural History of the Body – Mary Terrall (Winter 2006)
      • The Politics of Health, 1750-1900: World Health and Public Health; Physical and Mental Health – Dora Weiner (offered Spring 2005)
      • History of the Scientist – Ted Porter (offered Fall 2004)
      • Culture, Political Economy, and Technological Change in Europe and the United States, 1680-1850 - Margaret Jacob/Naomi Lamoreaux(offered Spring 2004)

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    UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

      • 2B – Social Knowledge and Social Power – Sharon Traweek (last offered Winter 2008)

      • 2D – Science, Magic and Religion, 1600 – the present – Margaret Jacob (last offered Spring 2005)

      • 3A – The Scientific Revolution – Mary Terrall (last offered Winter 2006)

      • 3B – History of Science from Newton to Darwin – William Clark (last offered Spring 2008)

      • 3C – Science and Technology in the Twentieth Century – Soraya de Chadarevian/Ted Porter (last offered Fall 2007)

      • 3D – The History of Medicine – Robert Frank (last offered Winter 2008)

      • 19 – Fiat Lux Seminars
        • The Scopes Trial: Evolution Debates in America – Ted Porter (offered Winter 2008)
        • The Enlightenment – Margaret Jacob (offered Spring 2005)
        • History of the Science of Sex Differences – Mary Terrall (offered Winter 2005)

      • 97I – Introduction to Historical Practice
        • Cultural History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century – Sharon Traweek (offered Fall 2006)
        • Women and Medicine – Mary Terrall (offered Winter 2005)

      • 99-1 – Histories of Victorianism – Ted Porter (offered Winter 2004)

      • 179A – History of Medicine: The Historic Roots of the Healing Arts – Dora Weiner (offered Winter 2009)

      • 179B – History of Medicine: The Foundations of Modern Medicine – Dora Weiner (offered Spring 2006)

      • 180A – Topics in History of Science
        • Nuclear Weapons & Nuclear Fear: America in the Atomic Age – William Clark (offered Spring 2008)
        • History of Life Sciences before Biology (1500-1800) – Mary Terrall (offered Winter 2007)
        • Automata in History – Norton Wise (offered Winter 2006)
        • History of the Scientist – Ted Porter (offered Fall 2004)

      • 180C – Science and Technology in the 20th Century – Sharon Traweek (offered Spring 2008)

      • 191I – Undergraduate Variable Topics Research Seminars: History – Science/Technology
        • Science and the State(s) in the Twentieth Century – Tiago Saraiva (offered Spring 2008)
        • Genetics and Society: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives – Soraya de Chadarevian/Sally Gibbons (offered Winter 2008)

      • 195C – Historical Perspectives on Gender and Science – Mary Terrall (offered Winter 2004)

    • 195E – Measuring the World – Ted Porter (offered Fall 2003)

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