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).

MCPS Annual Science Studies Symposium - "Considering Temporal Heterogeneity in Autism”
Jed Elison, Institute of Child Development - University of Minnesota
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"Material Things and Technologies of the Body in the Golden Mirror, 1742"
Marta Hanson, Department of the History of Medicine - Johns Hopkins University
"On the Metaphysics of Biological Functions"
Marcel Weber, Department of Philosophy - University of Geneva
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"The Telescope Against Copernicus -- Marius, Galileo, Riccioli, and the Problem of Telescopic Observations of Stars in the Early 17th Century"
Christopher Graney, Department of Physics - Jefferson Community and Technical College
"Scientific Modelling and the Nature of Speculation"
Margaret Morrison, Department of Philosophy - University of Toronto
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"Forging the Moon; Or, How to Spot a Fake Galileo"
Nick Wilding, Department of History - Georgia State University
“The Dancing Bees: Karl von Frisch and the Discovery of the Honeybee Language”
Tania Munz, Vice President for Research and Scholarship - Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology
"The Conceptual Weight of Homology"
Günter Wagner, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - Yale University
POSTPONED_"Environmental Demography in Early Modern London"
Will Cavert, Department of History - University of St. Thomas
Fleming colloquium
"Inventing Atmospheric Science: Gordian Knots and the Quest for Prevision"
James Fleming, Science, Technology and Society Program - Colby College