Colloquia

Colloquia are events with an invited speaker.

Upcoming events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
4 Nov 2021
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Soraya De Chadarevian
Professor of History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Heredity Under the Microscope
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Oct 2021
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Sarah S. Richardson
Professor of the History of Science and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard
The Maternal Imprint: The Contested Science of Maternal-Fetal Effects
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA

Past Colloquia

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
30 Sep 2021
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Hannah Zeavin
Lecturer in History and English at UC Berkeley
Auto-Intimacy: Algorithmic Therapies and Care of the Self
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
18 Mar 2021
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Melina Packer
Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Riverside
From Medici to Macho 4.0: Masculinism and Militarism in Toxicology
11 Mar 2021
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
live-stream
Silvia Lindtner
Associate Professor at the University of Michigan in the School of Information
Prototype Nation: China & the Contested Promise of Innovation
18 Feb 2021
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
live-stream
Lilly Irani
Associate Professor of Communication and Science Studies at UC San Diego
Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India
12 Nov 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Michael Mascarenhas
Associate Professor of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at UC Berkeley
& Kelly Grindstaff, PhD
Research Associate at Lawrence Hall of Science
“No One Wants to Believe It”: Manifestations of White Privilege in a STEM-Focused College
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
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

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