Past Events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
19 Apr 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Hannah Landecker
University of California, Los Angeles
American Metabolism
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
18 Apr 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Veronica Sanz
STSC Visiting Scholar
A new tool for the epistemological analysis of “alternative paradigms” in Artificial Intelligence
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
11 Apr 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Mark Robinson
STSC Visiting Scholar
Speculation and Health: Some Reflections on Innovation in Translational Neuroscience
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
10 Apr 2012
Tuesday
6:30pm -8:30pm
Special Event

STS @ Berkeley Undergrad Group Film Series: Children of Men
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Apr 2012
Thursday
6:30pm -8:30pm

Julie Christina Grew
University of Copenhagen & STSC
Fireside Conversations: Wireless ICD Patients and their Doubles
Berkeley Free House, Berkeley CA
5 Apr 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Rachel Prentice
Cornell University
Control in the Operating Room
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
4 Apr 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Josh Roebke
OHST Visiting Scholar
Physics in Manchester and Vienna before WWI: Modern Ideas, Culture, and Place
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
3 Apr 2012
Tuesday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Special Event

Trans/Formations: Ethics and Politics in Contemporary Trans Medicine and Healthcare
Wurster 102, Berkeley CA
21 Mar 2012
Wednesday
6:30pm -8:30pm
Special Event

STS @ Berkeley Undergrad Group Film Series: Minority Report
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Mar 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Asaf Darash
OHST Visiting Scholar
The Third Mode of Action: Computer Languages, Computer Networks and Human Action
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
20 Mar 2012
Tuesday
6:00pm -7:30pm
Special Event
JC Orton
Shelter Director of Night on the Streets Catholic Worker (NOSCW)
& Julie Miller
MSW student/filmmaker
Aging and Homelessness
15 Mar 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Emily Martin
New York University
Steps Toward an Anthropology of the Human Subject in Experimental Psychology
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
15 Mar - 16 Mar 2012
Thursday - Friday
Non-CSTMS Event

Speculative Visions of Race, Technology, Science, & Survival
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Mar 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Chris Jones
STSC Visiting Scholar
Energy as Politics: Power and U.S. Political Economy, 1820-1930
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
7 Mar 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
live-stream
youtube Ozzie Zehner
STSC Visiting Scholar
Solar Cells and Other Fairy Tales: Symbols and Expectations for a Clean Energy Future
29 Feb 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Walter Valdivia
STSC Visiting Scholar
& Samuel A. Evans
CSTMS Visiting Scholar & Academic Coordinator
Academic Freedom and National Security Export Controls
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
23 Feb 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Vittorio Gallese
University of Parma & IIT (Italian Institute of Technology) Brain Center for Social and Motor Cognition
The Body in Aesthetic Experience: A Neuroscientific Perspective
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
22 Feb 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Samuel A. Evans
CSTMS Visiting Scholar & Academic Coordinator
Technology control and imagined international orders or 'Military technology is what states make of it'
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
16 Feb 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Christopher Kelty
University of California, Los Angeles
The Fog of Freedom
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
15 Feb 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Crispin Barker
OHST Visiting Scholar
The Beginning of the End: The Role of the Media in Popularizing the Telomere Theory of Aging and Cancer
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
9 Feb 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Jan Golinski
University of New Hampshire
Sublime Astronomy and the End of the Enlightenment: Adam Walker and the Eidouranion
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
8 Feb 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Merav Katz-Kimchi
OHST Visiting Scholar
Screening Science, Producing the Nation: Popular Science Programs on Israeli Television, 1968-1988
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
26 Jan 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Special Event
Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society
Spring 2012 Reception
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
25 Jan 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Terence Keel
STSC Visiting Scholar
Religion and the Scientific Study of Race in the US: Conflict or Cooperation?
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 Dec 2011
Friday
10:00am -4:00pm
Workshop

BerkeleyDesignSTS
David Brower Center, Berkeley CA
1 Dec 2011
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Tiago Saraiva
Visiting Assistant Professor, History Department University of California, Berkeley and Research Fellow Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon
Fascist Pigs: Genetics, Food, and Fascism
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
30 Nov 2011
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Deirdre Loughridge
UC Berkeley, Department of Music
Kant’s Telescope, Beethoven’s Telephone
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
16 Nov 2011
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Robert Chester
Comstock Creations: The Properties of an Industrial Watershed
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
10 Nov 2011
Thursday
12:00pm -2:00pm
Brownbag
Miguel Sánchez Romero
Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
The Change of the Role of Technology in International Exhibitions at the Beginning of Twentieth Century: Europe and Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915)
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
3 Nov 2011
Thursday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Performance

Readers Theater :: On Aging
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
27 Oct 2011
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Jimena Canales
Harvard University
A Tenth of a Second
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
26 Oct 2011
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Mary Murrell
UC Berkeley
"Access" and the Digital Library
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
18 Oct 2011
Tuesday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Special Event

Launch Party :: Sciences and Society Undergraduate Course Thread Launch
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
13 Oct 2011
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Kristen Haring
Auburn University & Stanford Humanities Center
How to Knit a Popular History of Media
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
11 Oct 2011
Tuesday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Brownbag
Mary Sunderland
Alden Miller and Collections-Based Research at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
6 Oct 2011
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Paolo Magaudda
Università di Padova
The Worm, the Apple and the "Consumerization" of Hacking Practices and Culture
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
22 Sep 2011
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Professor Alastair Iles
Environmental Science, Policy and Management, Division of Society & Environment
"Greening" Chemistry: A Missing Affective Dimension
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Sep 2011
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Alessandro Mongili & Paolo Magaudda
Università di Padova
Tecnoscienza
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 May 2011
Monday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Brownbag
Marita Huebner
Weisman Postdoctoral Instructor in History of Science, California Institute of Technology
Orientalism and Volcanism: Travelers’ Accounts and Scientific Explanations of Persepolis and the Pyramids around 1800
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
27 Apr 2011
Wednesday
6:00pm -7:30pm
Working Group in HPLMS
Helen Longino
Clarence Irving Lewis Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University
A Pluralist Stance towards the Sciences of Human Behavior
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
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