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All sessions will be held on Mondays, 12:15 - 1:15 pm in room 423 Morrill Hall.

FALL 2017

September 11

Joan Donovan


From One Drop to One Percent: The Impact of DNA Ancestry Tests on the Worldview of White Supremacists

September 18

Special Roundtable


Research & Methods in Year One, Year Two, and Beyond

September 25

Jeff Mathias


Radio Free Appalachia: Interference, Landscape, and the Hertzian Pastoral

October 2 

Michael Lynch


Is STS responsible, or somehow connected to, post-truth?: A Discussion

October 16 

Henrik Kragh Sørensen


Employing Computers in Posing and Attacking Mathematical Problems: Human Mathematical Practice, Experimental Mathematics, and Proof Assistants

October 23

Lisa Avron


Ethical Oracles: The Science of Predicting Florida’s Environmental Futures

October 30 

Shoshana Deutsh


"Monsters in the Deep:" Vibration, Knowledge, and Underground Mining in Aotearoa, New Zealand

November 6 Ranjit Singh

Give me a database, and I will raise a Nation-state

November 13 

Sahar Tavakoli


50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong

November 20

Ritwick Ghosh


The Politics of Environmental Quantification

November 27

Chris Hesselbein


Walking Like a Girl: Tech Appeal in High Heels