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).

"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
"Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature" - MCPS Annual Science Studies Symposium
Marc Swackhamer, School of Architecture - University of Minnesota
Scrabble game tiles spelling out "Mental Health" behind a photo of speaker, Nancy Tomes
"’Recovery’ as Concept, Model, and Movement in the Mental Health Field: the Challenge of Writing a ‘History of the Present’"
Nancy Tomes, Department of History - Stony Brook University
"How Einstein Came to Use the Action-Reaction Principle in Promoting his Theory of Gravity"
Harvey Brown, Philosophy of Physics - University of Oxford
group of miner's standing on a mountain slope in front of an image of purple gemstones
"Eurasianism in Soviet Science: The Environmental Views of Aleksandr Fersman"
Andy Bruno, Department of History - Northern Illinois University
“Active Ignorance and the Rhetoric of Biological Race Realism”
Nora Berenstain, Department of Philosophy - University of Tennessee - Knoxville
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"Unification and Heuristic Strategies in the Development of Quantum Theory"
Molly Kao, Department of Philosophy - University of Montreal