Past Events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
18 Oct 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
Robert Brain
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of British Columbia
'A Medium is a Medium is a Medium': Ectoplasm and the Quest for a Supra-Normal Physiology
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
17 Oct 2012
Wednesday
5:00pm -6:00pm
Special Event

STS PhD Designated Emphasis meet and greet
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
17 Oct 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Patrick Coffey
Visiting Scholar, Office for History of Science and Technology
Napalm in World War II: Invention, Test, the Bat-Bomb, and Incinerating Japan
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
11 Oct 2012
Thursday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event

Fiat Mashup!: Appropriation, and Creative Interventions Using the Fiat Lux Photographs
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens, Berkeley CA
11 Oct 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Jeffrey Bussolini
Associate Professor, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, CUNY-College of Staten Island
Nuclear State of Exception: Nuclear Weapons, Sovereignty, and Geopolitics/Biopolitics
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Oct - 7 Oct 2012
Friday - Sunday
Workshop

Bioethics and Sciences of Aging: The Case of Dementia
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
4 Oct - 5 Oct 2012
Thursday - Friday
Non-CSTMS Event
UC Davis Law Review
UC Davis Law School
Brand New World: Distinguishing Oneself in the Global Flow
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
3 Oct 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Mark Schweda
Visiting Scholar, Science, Technology, and Society Center
Responsibilization of Aging? Socio-Empirical Findings and Bioethical Exploration
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
1 Oct 2012
Monday
12:00pm -1:45pm
Non-CSTMS Event
David Winickoff
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Private Assets, Public Mission: Life Science, Technology Transfer and the New American University
Philip Selznick Seminar Room, Berkeley CA
27 Sep 2012
Thursday
5:00pm -6:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Margaret Race
Senior Research Scientist, SETI Institute
Planetary Protection... on Earth and Beyond
421 Stanley Hall, Berkeley CA
27 Sep 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Hanna Rose Shell
Associate Professor, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hide and Seek: Camouflage, Photography, and the Media of Reconnaissance
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Sep 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -2:00pm
Brownbag
Angelo Matteo Caglioti
PhD Candidate, History of Science
From Lombroso to Fascism: Race, Statistics and Eugenics in the Trajectory of Alfredo Niceforo’s Thought (1876-1960)
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
13 Sep 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Special Event

CSTMS Fall Reception
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
12 Sep 2012
Wednesday
6:00pm -7:30pm
Colloquium
Martin Kusch
Professor, Applied Theory of Science and Epistemology, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna (Austria)
Wittgenstein, Metrology, Certainties
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
8 Aug 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -2:00pm
Brownbag
Sinéad O’Sullivan
Senior Lecturer, Queen's University Belfast
Deciphering and Encoding Knowledge in Carolingian Glosses on Martianus Capella
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Jun 2012
Thursday
3:00pm -5:00pm
STS Working Group
Samuel A. W. Evans
Academic Coordinator, CSTMS
Discussion of upcoming NSF Proposal
543 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
23 May 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:00pm
Brownbag
Lucía Ayala
On the Plurality of Worlds: Images of a New Cosmos
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
18 May 2012
Friday
3:00pm -5:00pm
Special Event
Cathryn Carson
NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant Workshop
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
4 May - 5 May 2012
Friday - Saturday
Conference

What's new about New Materialisms?
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 May 2012
Wednesday
6:00pm -8:00pm
Special Event
Mark Wilson
Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh
Is There Life in Possible Worlds?
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 May 2012
Wednesday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Special Event
Jenna Burrell
School of Information
Invisible Users: Youth in the Internet Cafes of Urban Ghana
South Hall, Room 210, Berkeley CA
2 May 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Frank Stanisch
University of Calgary
The Making of a New Research Field: On the Pursuit of Interdisciplinarity in the German Neuromorphological Sciences, 1910–1945
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
26 Apr 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Robert Brain
The University of British Columbia
CANCELLED: “A medium is a medium is a medium”: Ectoplasm and the Quest for a Supra-Normal Physiology
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
25 Apr 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Brownbag
Michelle Pridmore-Brown
OHST Visiting Scholar
The Evolving Concepts of the ‘Natural’ and ‘Unnatural’: Making Cells, Humans and Moral Systems in the 20th and 21st Centuries
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
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
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