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).

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
"How to Think About Mechanisms in Medicine"
Robyn Bluhm, Department of Philosophy - Michigan State University, Lyman Briggs College
Reeves Galileo Art
"Drawing on Galileo: Art, Astronomy, and Appropriation"
Eileen Reeves, Department of Comparative Literature and Program in the History of Science - Princeton University
Janssen Colloquium
"Common Origin <Inferences> Ideas"
Michel Janssen, History of Science and Technology - University of Minnesota
"Progress in the Sciences -- and also in the Arts"
Philip Kitcher, Department of Philosophy - Columbia University
Conway Slide
"Dreaming of Rocks from Mars: Scientific Desires and the Engineering of Mars Missions"
Erik Conway, Jet Propulsion Lab - NASA
"The Price of Altruism"
Oren Harman, Science, Technology and Society - Bar Ilan University
"How to Stop Refighting the Statistics Wars"
Deborah Mayo, Department of Philosophy - Virginia Tech
Golinski Cover
“The Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science”
Jan Golinski, Department of History - University of New Hampshire