Winter 2018 STS Colloquium Schedule

STS Colloquium Series 2018, Term II

Thursdays 5-6:30 in BuTo 1197 (unless otherwise specified)

* denotes unusual place and/or time


February 1

Richard Staley, University of Cambridge, “Sensory Studies, or When Physics was Psychophysics: Ernst Mach and Physics between Physiology and Psychology, 1860-71”


*March 1

Edward Jones-Imhotep, York University, “Theatres of Machines: Reimagining Histories of Technology and the Self”

12:30-2pm, Buchanan Tower 1197 co-sponsored with the Department of History


* March 6 (Please note this is a Tuesday)

David Bates, University of California, Berkeley, title TBA

4 pm, location TBA Stephen Straker Memorial Lecture, 2018


March 22

Dan Steel, University of British Columbia, “Gender and Scientists’ Views about the Value-Free Ideal”

Thursday,  5-6.30pm. BuTo 1197

*Note the date of this talk has been moved from March 15th to March 22nd


March 29 

T’ai Smith, University of British Columbia, “Trend Theory: Mediating Fashion and Financial Markets”


April 12

Graduate Student Colloquium