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).

"Evolutionary Theory in Economics and Management"
J. Peter Murmann, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, and - Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
"Arches and Scaffoldings: Continuity and Discontinuity in the Genesis of Special Relativity, General Relativity, and Quantum Mechanics"
Michel Janssen, History of Science and Technology - University of Minnesota
"Big Men in a Little Box: Wilbur O. Atwater’s Research on the Study of Food Calories in the United States"
Deborah Levine, Department of Health Policy and Management - Providence College
"Violations of Causal Faithfulness: What They Are, When to Expect Them, and Why It Matters"
Holly Anderson, Department of Philosophy - Simon Fraser University
"Youth and Sex: Science, Religion and Sex Education in Early Twentieth-Century Britain"
Jacqui deVries, Department of History - Augsburg College
"From Testimonies to Observations: Translating Facts from Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Spanish Books"
Antonio Barrera, Department of History - Colgate College
Readers: Rosemary A. Stevens, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Elizabeth Watkins, University of California, San Francisco
Author Meets Readers: "Pills, Power, and Policy: The Struggle for Drug Reform in Cold War America and Its Consequences", Author: Dominique Tobbell - Program in the History of Medicine, University of Minnesota
"Assessing the Impact of Kuhn's 'Structure of Scientific Revolutions'"
K. Bradley Wray, Department of Philosophy - SUNY Oswego
"An Alternative Agenda for the Philosophy of Science"
George Smith, Department of Philosophy - Tufts University
"Newtonian Relativity"
George Smith, Department of Philosophy - Tufts University