Colloquia

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

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Past Colloquia

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
7 Nov 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
youtube Christopher Phillips
Associate Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon University
Scouting and Scoring: Baseball as a Data-Based Science
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
17 Oct 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Ruha Benjamin
Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University
The New Jim Code? Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination in Everyday Life
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Sep 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Mar Hicks
Associate Professor of History at Illinois Institute of Technology
Binaries and Beyond: Learning from Inequality in the History of Computing
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
11 Apr 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Edward Jones-Imhotep
Associate Professor of History at York University
Unreliable Humans, Failing Machines: The Lost Histories of the Technological Self
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Mar 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
youtube Jenny Reardon
Professor of Sociology, U.C. Santa Cruz
The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice, and Knowledge After the Genome
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Mar 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Elizabeth Hoover
Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies, Brown University
"We're not going to be Guinea Pigs"; Community-based Research in Environmental Health and Food Justice with Native American Communities
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
28 Feb 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Samuel Roberts
Associate Professor of History & Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University
Drugs, Politics, and Pariahs: Or, How to Think Historically About Race and Harm Reduction in an Opioid Epidemic
Berkeley Way West Building, Room 5101, Berkeley CA
14 Feb 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Colin Milburn
Professor of English, Science and Technology Studies, and Cinema and Digital Media, UC Davis
How to Do Things with Science Fiction: Hackers, Gamers, and Technopolitics
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
29 Nov 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Virginia Eubanks
Associate Professor of Political Science, University at Albany, SUNY
Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor
Banatao Auditorium, Berkeley CA
8 Nov 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Suman Seth
Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University
Difference and Disease: Medicine, Race, and the Eighteenth-Century British Empire
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
11 Oct 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Elena Aronova
Assistant Professor of History of Science at UCSB
The Past Futures of the History of Science: the Many Worlds of Nikolai Vavilov
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
27 Sep 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Book Launch
Caitlin Rosenthal
Assistant Professor, U.C. Berkeley Department of History
& David Henkin
Professor, U.C. Berkeley Department of History
Book Launch: Caitlin Rosenthal's Accounting for Slavery
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Apr 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Hector Postigo
Associate Professor of Media & Communication and Media Studies & Production, Temple University
Resisting the Digital Labor Management Robot : Learning to Game The YouTube Search Algorithm from Video Game Commentary Makers
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
12 Apr 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Judy Wajcman
Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics; 2017-2018 Mellon Foundation Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
The Digital Architecture of Time Management
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
5 Apr 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Henry Cowles
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
When Science Was a Habit
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
22 Mar 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Florence Hsia
Professor of History of Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Problem of 20(k): What's Chinese Astronomy Good For?
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
15 Mar 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Deborah Coen
Professor of History, Yale University
Climate Science in the Age of Empire
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
1 Mar 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Zeynep Tufekci
Associate Professor of the School of Information and Library Sciences and Adjunct Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Power of Algorithms and Algorithmic Power: Conceptualizing Machine Intelligence and Social Structure
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
15 Feb 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Chad Wellmon
Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature, University of Virginia
The University as Technology
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
25 Jan 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Elena Conis
Professor at the School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley
& Aimee Medeiros
Assistant Professor of History of Health Sciences, UCSF
Vaccination, Culture, and Politics Since the Sixties
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA

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