Colloquia

Colloquia are weekly events with an invited speaker.  They are often live-streamed, and you are welcome to watch when they are.

Upcoming events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
18 Feb 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Nicholas Shapiro
Matter, Materials and Culture Fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation
Chemo-Capital Succession in the Contemporary U. S.: From Engineered Woods to Alter-Engineered Worlds
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
10 Mar 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Sara Davies
Marie Curie Research Fellow & Assistant Professor Department of Media, Cognition and Communication University of Copenhagen
Hacking Is Doing: Mundane Engagement In Hacker and Makerspaces
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
17 Mar 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Francesca Rochberg
Professor of Near Eastern Studies Department of Near Eastern Studies and Office for the History of Science and Technology and Graduate Group in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology University of California, Berkeley
The Scientific Imagination in Cuneiform Antiquity
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Apr 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Patrick McCray
Professor in the Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara
“…To Avoid the Waste of a Cultural Revolution”: Engineers & Artists in the Long 1960s
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
28 Apr 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Gretchen Gano
Associate Director of Research, CSTMS
The Megamachine: Lewis Mumford’s Critique of the Innovation Crowd
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA

 

Past Colloquia

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
3 Dec 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Londa Schiebinger
The John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science; Director of the EU/US Gendered Innovations Project; Stanford University
Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Nov 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Malte Ziewitz
Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Cornell University
Spectacular Algorithms
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
29 Oct 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Nicolas Rasmussen
Professor of History and Philosophy of Science; University of New South Wales. Honourary Professor of the Charles Perkins Centre for Chronic Diseases
Goofball Panic: Drug Abuse and the Politics of American Public Health Circa 1950
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
30 Sep 2015
Wednesday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Andrew Pickering
Professor of Sociology, Philosophy, and Anthropology; University of Exeter
Sketches of Another Future: Cybernetics in Britain, 1940-2000
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
24 Sep 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Caitlin C. Rosenthal
Assistant Professor of History; University of California, Berkeley
Slavery's Scientific Management: Quantification on Plantations in the American South and the West Indies
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
7 May 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Paul Dourish
Professor of Informatics, University of California, Irvine
Representational Materialities in the Digital
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
30 Apr 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Stephane Van Damme
Professor of History of Science; European University Institute
Thinking from Things: Metropolitan Grandeur and the Emergence of Urban Archaeology in Paris and London (17th-20th centuries)
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
16 Apr 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Annemarie Mol
Professor of Anthropology of the Body; University of Amsterdam
Where is 'my eating body'? On Fluid Boundaries and Theoretical Consequences
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Feb 2015
Thursday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Cloud and the Crowd
live-stream
Christian Borch
Professor with Special Responsibilities, Copenhagen Business School
Close and Apart: On Crowds and Atmospheres
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
12 Feb 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
live-stream
David Guston
Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University
Understanding 'Anticipatory Governance'
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
29 Jan 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Rebecca Langlands
Associate Professor in Classics; University of Exeter
Greek Pasts, Greek Futures, and the Making of Sexual Science
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
13 Nov 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Janina Wellmann
Junior Director, Media Cultures of Computer Simulation, Leuphana University Luneburg
Animating Embryos
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Nov 2014
Wednesday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Bruno Belhoste
Professor of History, University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne
Event Canceled
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
30 Oct 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Alexandra Hui
Associate Professor of History, Mississippi State University
Listening to Nature and Standardizing Sound
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
23 Oct 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Jenna Burrell
Associate Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley
On the Importance of Price Information to Fishers and to Economists
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
25 Sep 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube David Bates
Professor and Chair of Rhetoric Department, University of California, Berkeley
Thinking Technologies: An Artificial History of Natural Intelligence
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
1 May 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Dr Jessica Weir
Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney
Life on the inside of Country
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
17 Apr 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Andrew Pickering
Professor of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter
CANCELLED: Sketches of Another Future: Cybernetics in Britain, 1940-2000
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
10 Apr 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
youtube Steve Woolgar
Professor of Marketing and Director of Science and Technology Studies, University of Oxford
It Could Be Otherwise: Provocation, Irony, and Limits
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
3 Apr 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Edward Jones-Imhotep
Associate Professor, History of Science and Technology, York University
Malleability and Machines: Glenn Gould and the Technological Self
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA

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