HSTM Previous Colloquia

Lectures are held on Fridays at 3:35 p.m. in 275 Nicholson Hall on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota (refreshments served at 3:15 pm).

"How to Acquire Number Concepts: A New Puzzle (With Stewart Shapiro and Eric Snyder)"
Richard Samuels, Department of Philosophy - The Ohio State University
Vera Rubin, Talk Title, and Universe Image
"Margaret Burbidge, and the Annie Jump Cannon Award or How I Met Vera Rubin -- a Personal and Scientific Recollection"
Roberta Humphreys, Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics - University of Minnesota
Alchemist in workshop with pet lion
"Wilhelm Homberg’s Laboratories and Instruments: Doing Chymistry in Early Modern France"
Lawrence Principe, Department of History of Science & Technology - Johns Hopkins University
“Compositional Minimalism”
Stuart Glennan, Department of Philosophy - Butler University
Baby holding a trophy for a Best Baby Competition
"‘A Coldly Scientific Venture’: Unwed Mothers and the Eugenic Baby Panic"
Susan Rensing, Department of Women's & Gender Studies - University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Court-Ordered Cesarean Sections in 1980s America, with hands resting on pregnant woman's belly
"Court-Ordered Cesarean Sections in 1980s America"
Rebecca Kluchin, Department of History - California State University, Sacramento
"Using Models to Correct Data: Paleodiversity and the Fossil Record"
Alisa Bokulich, Department of Philosophy - Boston University
images for Nahyan Fancy HSTM Colloquium
"Did Humoral Theory Undergo any Changes in Post-Avicennan Medicine? Examples from the Commentaries of Ibn al-Nafīs (d. 1288) and his Successors in Western Eurasia"
Nahyan Fancy, Department of History - DePauw University
Slide for Cynthia Connolly talk on Aspirin and children
"A 'Big Business Built for Little Customers:' Children and the Flavored Aspirin Market in the United States, 1948–1973
Cynthia Connolly, School of Nursing - University of Pennsylvania
"Ptolemy’s Ethics"
Jacqueline Feke, Department of Philosophy - University of Waterloo