Colloquia

Colloquia are events with an invited speaker.

Upcoming events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
29 Oct 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Jenna Burrell
Associate Professor in the School of Information and Co-Director of the Algorithmic Fairness and Opacity Working Group at UC Berkeley
On Half-Built Assemblages: Waiting for a Data Center in Prineville, Oregon

Past Colloquia

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
22 Oct 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Ashton Wesner
CSTMS Research Fellow and Lead Researcher of Queer Ecologies | Feminist Biologies Collaborative
Counting Sturgeon: Settler Empirics and Moving Fish in the Columbia River
8 Oct 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Aimee Medeiros
Associate Professor and Director of the History of Health Sciences Program at UC San Francisco
Pink and Blue: The Gendering of Pediatric Growth Charts
24 Sep 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Morgan Ames
Assistant Adjunct Professor in the School of Information at UC Berkeley
& Jacob Gaboury
Assistant Professor of Film & Media at UC Berkeley
The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Child
19 Mar 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Lilly Irani
Associate Professor of Communication and Science Studies at UC San Diego
[CANCELLED] Chasing Innovation: Entrepreneurial Citizenship and the Subsumption of Hope
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Mar 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Fred Turner
Harry and Norman Chandler Professor of Communication at Stanford University
Machine Politics: The Rise of the Internet and a New Age of Authoritarianism
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
13 Feb 2020
Thursday
12:00pm -2:00pm
Colloquium
youtube Lucy Suchman
Professor of the Anthropology of Science and Technology at Lancaster University
Demystifying AI as an Ethical Project: A Discussion
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
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

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