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).

Gross talk title on background of SARS viruses and person having temperature taken
"Re-evaluating SARS: health campaigns as a lens into Chinese science, administration, and state control"
Miriam Gross, History - University of Oklahoma
Optimizing the Human-Machine Partnership with Zooniverse
Lucy Fortson, Science Studies Symposium, School of Physics and Astronomy - University of Minnesota
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"From the Old to the New World of Nuclear Physics, 1919–1939"
Roger Stuewer, History of Science and Technology Department - University of Minnesota
"The intersection of Social Values and Methods in Attributing Climate Change to Extreme Events: A Controversy"
Elisabeth Lloyd, History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine - Indiana University Bloomington
"El Principio Sacarino: Organic Chemistry Meets Racial Capitalism in the Cuban Sugar-Mill"
Daniel Rood, Department of History - University of Georgia
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"Reform or Exclude?: Debating Medicine’s Role in Disability and Mental Health"
Andrew J. Hogan, Department of History - Creighton University
"Margaret Cavendish’s Medical Recipes: Medicine, Experience, and Natural Philosophy in Early Modern England"
Benjamin Goldberg , Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies - University of South Florida
"Mechanical Quackery: Electrical Cures for Deafness in the United States, 1880-1930"
Jaipreet Virdi, Department of History - University of Delaware
"The Homelands of the Plague: Soviet Disease Ecology in Central Asia, 1920s–1950s"
Susan Jones, Program in History of Science; Department of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior - University of Minnesota
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"Epigenetics is 76 years old, so why are you just now hearing about it?"
Erik Peterson, Department of History - University of Alabama