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Department Events

Brown Bags

Brown Bag talks take place at Noon on Fridays. A schedule of upcoming History of Science Brown Bags can be viewed on the History Department Events web page.


September 22 (Tuesday) at 4:00 pm

Colloquium: Lynn Nyhart, UW-Madison
“Isolation in Biogeography and Evolution from Moritz Wagner to Ernst Mayr.”

Location: 984 Memorial Library (Special Collections). Cookies & coffee will be available at 3:45pm.
October 2 (Friday) at Noon

Dr. Stuart J. Youngner, Case Western Reserve, Chair of Bioethics Department
“The Dead Donor Rule and the Definition of Death: Should We Keep Playing Cat and Mouse?”
October 2 (Friday) at 4:00 pm

Dr. Stuart J. Youngner, Case Western Reserve, Chair of Bioethics Department
“Creating Chimeras for Stem Cell Research: What Could be Bad About It?”

Location: MSC Room 1490
October 20 (Tuesday) at 4:00 pm

Colloquium: Emily Grosholz, Pennsylvania State University
“The Representation of Time: Awareness, Mathematics, and the Puzzle of Asymmetry.”

Location: 984 Memorial Library (Special Collections). Cookies & coffee will be available at 3:45pm.
November 16 (Monday) at Noon

Dr. Lainie Friedman Ross, Professor of Pediatrics and Bioethics at the MacLean Center for Bioethics at the University of Chicago
“Ethical Issues in Elective Transplantation”

Location: CSC Room G5/113
November 16 (Monday) at 4:00 pm

Dr. Lainie Friedman Ross, Professor of Pediatrics and Bioethics at the MacLean Center for Bioethics at the University of Chicago
“Ethical and Policy Issues in Predictive Genetic Testing in Children”

Location: MHB 1490
December 1 (Tuesday) at 4:00 pm

Colloquium: Cynthia Connolly, Yale University
“TB or not TB: Children and Tuberculosis Prevention in the United States, 1900-1945.”

Location: 984 Memorial Library (Special Collections). Cookies & coffee will be available at 3:45pm.
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