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Affiliate News: Dissertation on Indigenous Proprietors Across Empires in North America

August 15th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Affiliate News: Dissertation on Indigenous Proprietors Across Empires in North America

CSTMS affiliate, Julia Lewandoski, recently filed her dissertation titled “Small Victories: Indigenous Proprietors Across Empires in North America, 1763-1891.” This dissertation makes three major interventions. First, by focusing on small polities, rather than the large Native nations that dominate eighteenth and nineteenth-century historiography, it offers an alternative to familiar narratives of military conquest, land cession… Read more

Director Mazzotti on technoscientific affordances and fascist politics in LA Review of Books

July 12th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Director Mazzotti on technoscientific affordances and fascist politics in LA Review of Books

Director Massimo Mazzotti discusses living in the grey zone in 1930s Italy in his recent article, “I Don’t Really Care. Do You?”: Scientists in the Grey Zone in 1930s Italy.  Antisemitism and colonial racism could hardly be theoretically grounded on the Mediterranean theory and yet, in the 1930s, the concept of race proved flexible enough to… Read more

Affiliate News: Co-authored Book

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Affiliate News: Co-authored Book

CSTMS affiliate, Jameson Karns has recently co-authored a book titled Carl Alwin Schenck Memoiren 1868 – 1887 – Carl A. Schenck, Sir Dietrich Brandis und Gifford Pinchot: Väter der amerikanischen Forstwirtschaft. Carl Alwin Schenck was a pioneer in conveying European ideas of forestry to North America. His teacher was Sir Dietrich Brandis, who was appointed… Read more

Doctors Without Borders Visiting Berkeley

June 5th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Doctors Without Borders Visiting Berkeley

On Thursday, June 13th, 2019 you are invited to join Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for a recruitment information session in Berkeley, CA. This is your opportunity to meet their recruitment team and learn about how you can join their pool of dedicated aid workers. They are currently recruiting for a variety of medical and non-medical positions. See more here.

CSTMS Hosts Conference on Traditions and Technologies: Ethical Engagements and New Directions in the Study of South Asian Medicines

May 21st, 2019  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

CSTMS Hosts Conference on Traditions and Technologies: Ethical Engagements and New Directions in the Study of South Asian Medicines

On April 4, 2019 the Center for Science, Technology, and Medicine and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley co-hosted the “Traditions and Technologies: Ethical Engagements and New Directions in the Study of South Asian Medicines Symposium.” The experimental day-long event—with both virtual and in-person panels— aimed create a space for scholars of… Read more

Affiliate News: Medical Humanities Book Reviews

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Affiliate News: Medical Humanities Book Reviews

CSTMS Research Fellow Michele Pridmore-Brown has published a lead article in the Times Literary Supplement entitled “Sperm and Sensibility: the Modern World of Designer Children.” She argues that how women choose sperm donors is based upon age-old preoccupations. Pridmore-Brown also wrote a review for the London Review of Books entitled “Unfeeling Malice“.  She reviews a book about the origins… Read more

Soliciting Spring Affiliate News!

March 13th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Soliciting Spring Affiliate News!

We want to hear about what is new with you! Please tell us about your new publications, presentations, grants, fellowships, or other accomplishments by emailing cstms-news@berkeley.edu. Include a brief description, a link (if available), and an image.

Summer 2019 Opportunity

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Summer 2019 Opportunity

This summer, learn how to critically analyze and help shape developments in new media. Digital media profoundly shape our lives: social media, apps, software and networked devices have transformed almost every area of work and play. The Berkeley Center for New Media Summer Certificate provides students with skills and knowledge that are essential for a… Read more

Pittsburgh Summer Program in Philosophy of Science for Underrepresented Groups

December 12th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Interested in exploring the Philosophy of Science this summer? The Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2019 PSP3:  A Summer Program in Philosophy of Science for Underrepresented Groups, which will be held in the Center for Philosophy of Science at the… Read more

Rhetoric of the Image: Art and Science, Configurations and Tensions (Rhet 250, Spring 2019)

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Rhetoric of the Image: Art and Science, Configurations and Tensions (Rhet 250, Spring 2019)

Are you considering taking a Rhetoric course this spring? Have you ever questioned what art is? What science is? Are distinctions between the two–whether imagined, philosophical, historical, or practical–critical to any productive conception of them? This course probes literature from and about both art and science in order interrogate this operative distinction, in turn questioning… Read more

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