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 Biology and Inertia in Theory Change: A Preliminary Indictment of Explanatory Commitments"
Bruce Glymour, Department of Philsophy - Kansas State University
“Speed Listening by Blind Readers and the History of Audio Time Compression”
Mara Mills, Department of Media, Culture and Communication - New York University
"Science and Metaphysics: Lessons from Microbiology"
Marc Ereshefsky, Department of Philosophy - University of Calgary
“Shedding New Light on Rural Electrification: The Neglected Story of Successful Efforts to Energize Farms in the 1920s and Early 1930s”
Richard Hirsh, Department of History - Virginia Tech
"Visual Evidence and Styles of Scientific Reasoning"
Otávio Bueno, Department of Philosophy - University of Miami
"Reviving Thomas Beddoes: The Chemical and Medical Alternatives of the Late Enlightenment"
Larry Stewart, Department of History - University of Saskatchewan
"From Paris to St. Petersburg: Portable Anatomies in Enlightenment Europe"
Margaret Carlyle, Department of History - University of Minnesota
"Precision Medicine & the Challenge of Sharing Genomic Results"
Susan Wolf, - University of Minnesota Law School
"Tanked: On Keeping Things Alive in Places They Shouldn't Be"
Nicholas Buchanan, History of Science and Tehcnology - University of Minnesota
"Method and Morals in William Harvey's Philosophical Anatomy"
Peter Distelzweig, Department of Philosophy - University of St. Thomas