Science Studies Reading Group

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

Spring 2024 Presentation Schedule

January 29

Steve Hilgartner and Wanheng Hu

New Works in STS
February 5

Suman Seth

The Local Contexts of Global Medicine: Etiology, Race, and Politics in Atlantic Worlds

February 12

Wanheng Hu and Ranjit Singh

Enrolling Citizens: A Primer on Archetypes of Democratic Engagement with AI

February 19

Florian Charvolin 

Informal Learning, Heterogenous Frames, and Species Recognition: The Case of a Citizen Science on French Foreshore

February 26

No SSRG (Winter Break)

March 4 Ashawari Chaudhuri 
Reorienting Time as Power in Agrarian Environments: A View from India and Israel/Palestine 
March 11

Camillo Stubenburg 

Under the Patronage of the Sun: The Technopolitics of Lebanon's Solar Energy Boom 

March 18

Eric Richards

Experimental Evolution and the Manipulation of Inheritance 

March 25

Peter Dear, Ron Kline, Mike Lynch, Judith Reppy, Margaret Rossiter

Cornell STS Emeriti Faculty: Experiences and Motivations 

April 1

No SSRG (Spring Break)

April 8

No SSRG (Solar Eclipse)

April 15

Jiuheng He

Toward a Sociology of AI: Perspectives from Sociology of Professions and Sociology of Expertise 

April 22 Amanda Domingues 
The Co-Production of Science and Ethics: Challenges of Integrating Community Knowledge 
April 29 Ron Kline

AI as Infrastructure: Towards a New History of Digitalization 

May 6

Audrey Baker

Imagining Food Futures: The Emergence of Cell-Grown Meat