Science Studies Reading Group

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

Fall 2019

September 9 Emma Kowal, Professor of Anthropology at the Alfred Deakin Institute and Convener of the Science and Society Network at Deakin University
Indigenous Physiology: Metabolism, Cold Tolerance, Hibernation and the ‘Racial Factor'  ***Special Time: 3:30pm***
September 16 Marco Beretta
Politics, Science and Display: A Geohistory of Lavoisier's Collections (1794-1994)
September 23      Helene Sorgner
Crafting Careers in Large Collaborations: Early-career Researchers in Experimental Particle Physics
September 30 Mehmet Ekinci
Chambers of Fertility: Historical Trajectories of Growth Practices in Plant and Soil Sciences
October 7 Jeffrey Mathias
In the Province of the Mind: John C. Lily and the Ends of Communication
October 14 Fall Break
October 21 Nathan Matias
TBD
October 28 Diane Bailey
University Audit Cultures and Opaque Metrics: The New Technologies of Control
November 4 Carlos Henrique de Aguiar
The Black-box of the Design Process
November 11 Sarah Sachs
The Algorithm at Work: The Reconfiguration of Work and Expertise in the Making of Similarity in Art Data
November 18 Mackenzie Cooley
The Breeding Revolution: Renaissance Eugenics and the Invention of Race
November 25 Jen Liu
Internet of Dirt: Understanding Challenges of Adoption and Maintenance of Digital Agriculture Technologies
December 2 Tien Dung Ha
TBD
December 9 Derek Taylor Parrott
Harm Reduction and Knowledge Politics of the Opioid Epidemic