Past Events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
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
19 Mar 2020
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Lilly Irani
Associate Professor of Communication and Science Studies at UC San Diego
[CANCELLED] Can the Subaltern Innovate?
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
27 Feb 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -7:00pm
Workshop

The Social History of Truth
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Feb 2020
Friday
5:00pm -7:00pm

Paloma Medina
PhD Candidate in Biomolecular Engineering, UC Santa Cruz
"Looking for Marla": The Story of a Fish's Transition
Social Science Matrix, Berkeley CA
13 Feb 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Special Event
Roi Livne
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan
Values at the End of Life: The Logic of Palliative Care
Latinx Research Center, 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 Feb 2020
Friday
10:00am -5:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event

Science, Politics, and Faith in the Seventeenth Century: The World of the Galileans
Stanford History Building, Room 307, Stanford, California
6 Feb 2020
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Reception

CSTMS Spring 2020 Reception
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Dec - 12 Jan 2019
Thursday - Sunday
Arts & Science

Copenhagen by Michael Frayn
Berkeley City Club, Berkeley CA
10 Dec 2019
Tuesday
12:00pm -2:00pm
Film Screening
Bessie Young
UCSF Medical Student
Sensory Ethnography and the Experience of Dementia
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Dec 2019
Thursday
5:30pm -8:00pm
Mixer

MEDS (Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences Working Group) Fall Mixer
Raleigh’s Pub, Berkeley CA
5 Dec 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Talk
Matthew Shindell
Curator of Department of Space History at National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
The Life and Science of Harold C Urey: A Biography of Cold War Science
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
22 Nov 2019
Friday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Lunch Discussion
Giovanna Cifoletti
Professor at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Research (EHESS)
Early Algebraic Language and the Algorithm: Preparing an Art of Thinking for People and Machines
442 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Nov 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Talk
Daniel Lewis
Dibner Senior Curator of the History of Science & Technology at The Huntington Library
& Sylvia Tiwon
Associate Professor of South & Southeast Asian Studies at UC Berkeley
A Guitar Too Far: Makassar Ebony & the Lust for Wood
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Nov 2019
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Daniel Lewis
Dibner Senior Curator of the History of Science & Technology at The Huntington Library
Research Methods in the History of the Natural Sciences
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Nov 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Book Talk
Adam Becker
Author, Journalist, and Astrophysicist 
The Trouble with Quantum Physics, and Why it Matters
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Nov 2019
Thursday
12:00pm -2:00pm
Workshop
youtube Adam Becker
Author, Journalist, and Astrophysicist 
Adam Becker: Professional Development Workshop
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
11 Nov 2019
Monday
8:00pm -10:00pm
Arts & Science

Staged Reading of “Farm Hall” by David Cassidy
The Bridge Church, Berkeley California
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
7 Nov 2019
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Christopher Phillips
Associate Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon University
Inference Rituals: Algorithms and the History of Statistics
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
17 Oct 2019
Thursday
12:00am -12:00am
Reception
Ruha Benjamin
Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University
Ruha Benjamin Book Signing Reception
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, Berkeley CA
27 Sep 2019
Friday
12:00pm -2:00pm
Lunch Discussion
Diane Tober
Assistant Adjunct Professor, U.C.S.F. Institute for Health and Aging
& Michele Pridmore-Brown
CSTMS Research Fellow and Science Editor of the LA Review of Books
Romancing the Sperm
470 Stephens 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
19 Sep 2019
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Mar Hicks
Associate Professor of History at Illinois Institute of Technology
Hacking the Cis-tem
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
12 Sep 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Reception

CSTMS Fall 2019 Reception
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Sep 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event

Bishops and Bodies: Religion and Reproductive Health Care in 2019
Maude Fife Room, Wheeler Hall, Berkeley
3 May 2019
Friday
9:00am -5:00pm
Symposium

CSTMS Graduate Student Symposium
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
25 Apr 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Panel
youtube
Academic Careers in Science and Technology Studies & History
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
24 Apr 2019
Wednesday
4:15pm -5:30pm
Film Screening
Alfredo Bini
Photojournalist and ESPM Visiting Scholar
Land Grabbing or Land to Investors?
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
18 Apr 2019
Thursday
4:00pm -5:00pm
Book Launch
Edward Morris
CSTMS Artist in Residence
What is a River?
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
12 Apr 2019
Friday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Lecture
Mark Schiefsky
C. Lois P. Grove Professor of the Classics
Confronting Chance: Models of Medicine in the Hippocratic Corpus
370 Dwinelle 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
11 Apr 2019
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Edward Jones-Imhotep
Associate Professor of History at York University
Strangelove’s Machines: Space Probes, Island Geographies, and Suspect Reason in the Global Circuits of the Cold War
442 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
11 Apr 2019
Thursday
11:00am -2:00pm
Talk / Discussion
Joel Braslow
Professor of History and Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences
Medicalization and Demedicalization of the Homeless Mentally Ill
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
4 Apr 2019
Thursday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Stefanos Geroulanos
Associate Professor of European Intellectual History at New York University 
The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War
142 Dwinelle Hall, Berkeley CA
4 Apr 2019
Thursday
8:30am -4:00pm
Conference

Traditions and Technologies: Ethical Engagements and New Directions in the Study of South Asian Medicines
470 Stephens Hall / 10 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 Apr 2019
Tuesday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Robert Morrison
George Lincoln Skolfield, Jr. Professor of Religion at Bowdoin College
Robert Morrison: Scientific Exchange at the Courts of Mehmed II and Bayezid II
340 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 Apr 2019
Tuesday
5:00pm -6:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Sven Reichard
Professor of History and Sociology, University of Konstanz, Germany
Fascism’s Global Moments: New Perspectives on Entanglements and Tensions between Fascist Regimes in the 1930s and 1940s
201 Moses Hall, Berkeley CA
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