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Winter 2015 Colloquium Schedule


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

January 12: Dan Bouk (Colgate University), "Before the Baby Boom: The Bio-power of Accounting and an Aging America." Cosponsored by U. S. Field Colloquium Series. Please note alternate location: 6275 Bunche

January 26: Bob Myers (UCLA), "Madness, Science & Race-- The Case of Drapetomania"

February 2: William Royall Newman (Indiana University / Huntington), "Liberating the Green Lion: Unsolved Mysteries of Isaac Newton's Alchemical Practice"

February 9: Kapil Raj (EHESS Paris), "Rescuing Science from Civilisation: On Joseph Needham's 'Asiatic Mode of (Knowledge) Production'" with support of the Irving and Jean Stone Chair

February 23: Pnina Abir-Am (Brandeis University), "Science & Politics in a New State: The first decade at the Weizmann Institute. (1949-59)." Cosponsored by Center for Jewish Studies and Center for Near Eastern Studies. Please note alternate location: 6275 Bunche

The Monday Colloquium in History of Science and Medicine is supported by the Dean of Social Sciences, the Department of History, and a donor.