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
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
20 Mar 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Elihu M. Gerson
Scholar of Sociology, UC Berkeley
Sex and the Spotted Hyena
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
20 Feb 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Trevor Pinch
Professor of Science & Technology Studies and Sociology, Cornell University
Goffman, Material Performativity and the Sounds of Economic Exchange
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
6 Feb 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Lochlann Jain
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University
Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Dec 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Carla Nappi
Associate Professor of History, The University of British Columbia
Last Night an Historian Saved My Life: Science, Sampling, and the Art of the DJ
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
7 Nov 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
Lisa Parks
Professor of Film and Media Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
Water, Energy, Access: Collaborative Research on Internet and Mobile Phone Infrastructures in Rural Zambia
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
24 Oct 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Erika Milam
Associate Professor of the History of Science, Princeton University
Man the Hunted: Rethinking Aggression and Human Nature in the 1970s
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
17 Oct 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Joanna Radin
Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine
Planning for the Past: Endangerment and Cryopreservation at the Millennial Farm, Zoo, and Museum
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
3 Oct 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Emilie Cloatre
Senior Lecturer in Law, Kent Law School
& Martyn Pickersgill
Senior Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics, The University of Edinburgh
Two Special Talks on Pharmaceuticals, Science Studies, and the Law
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Sep 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Steven Shapin
Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University
How Does Wine Taste?: Sense, Science, and the Market in the 20th Century
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
8 May 2013
Wednesday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
youtube Bernard Lightman
Professor of Humanities, York University; Editor, Isis
Science at the Metaphysical Society: Defining Knowledge in the 1870s
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 May 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Donna Jones
Associate Professor, Department of English, UC Berkeley
Cursed Immortality: Temporality and Crisis in Contemporary Speculative Fiction
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
25 Apr 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
John Naccarato
Augmented Reality: Towards the Augmentation of a Brave New World
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
11 Apr 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Rob Iliffe
Professor of Intellectual History and History of Science, University of Sussex
Self-experiment, Sex, and the Care of the Self: Newton's Private Life in the Age of the Web
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Mar 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
Michael Gordin
Professor, History of Science, Princeton University
The Russians Are Writing!: The Cold War Crisis of Scientific Translation
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Mar 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Peter Redfield
Associate Professor, Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Beyond the Bush Pump: Microworlds of Humanitarian Design
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Feb 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Maurice Finocchiaro
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy (Emeritus), Department of Philosophy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
The Galileo Affair and the Berkeley Para-clericals
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA

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