Science Studies Reading Group

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

Spring 2023 Presentation Schedule

February 6

Department Discussion

On Academic Bullying

February 13

Lissette Lorenz

We Are All Monsters: Radical Relationality During Planetary Crisis

February 20

Noah Tamarkin and Aye Min Thant

New Works in STS

February 27

No SSRG - February Break

March 6

Florian Charvolin

The Sulfur/Smoke Detector: An Episode in the French Sociotechnical History of Air Pollution Metroscopy, 1955-65

March 13

Meagan Shea

From Encounters to Environmental DNA: The Stakes of Changing Evidentiary Forms in Intertidal Research

March 20 Christopher Miles

The Promise of Promise: On the Role of Agricultural Technology Intermediaries in Transitions to Agroecology

March 27

Suman Seth

Re-Writing Race: Robert Knox, Medical Statistics, and Polytelism

April 3

No SSRG - Spring Break

April 10

Benjamin Lipp

Looping Neuromodulation: A Diary Study of Chronic Pain Patients Living with Closed-Loop Spinal Cord Stimulation

April 17

Mike Lynch and Ranjit Singh

Parables, Proverbs, and Viral Themes: The Dissemination of Knowledge in the STS LiteratureĀ 

April 24


May 1 Wanheng Hu

The Programmer's Regress: Model Explainability, Expertise Barrier and Algorithmic Performance in MachineĀ Learning

May 8 Poline Bala and Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer

Engaged Research for Sustainable Impact from the Heart of Borneo