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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.


February 8 (Tuesday) at 4:00 pm

Colloquium: Mitch Aso, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: “The ‘Vietnamization’ of Agriculture: Appropriating French Colonial Science in Postcolonial Vietnam.”

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

One of “Appropriations: Collecting for Science” Colloquium Series talks. See the department news for the schedule of all Spring 2011 talks in this series.
February 25 (Friday) at 9:00 am

An Interdisciplinary Symposium
“Boundaries of Disability”

Location: UW-Madison. Please click here for more information. Sponsored by Disability Studies Cluster, Financial Literacy & Disability (FLAD), Social Security Administration, and the Waisman Center.
March 22 (Tuesday) at 4:00 pm

Colloquium: Pilar Ossorio, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: “Appropriating Research Data and Medical Information.”

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

One of “Appropriations: Collecting for Science” Colloquium Series talks. See the department news for the schedule of all Spring 2011 talks in this series.
March 29 (Tuesday) at 4:00 pm

Colloquium: Bruno Strasser, Yale University
Title: “Collecting Experiments: The New Production of Biomedical Knowledge.”

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

One of “Appropriations: Collecting for Science” Colloquium Series talks. See the department news for the schedule of all Spring 2011 talks in this series.
April 7 (Thursday) at 1:00 pm

3rd Annual UWSMPH Bioethics Symposium
“Physician Assisted Dying: Patient Right or Wrongful Death?”

From 1pm to 5:30pm in the HSLC Lecture Auditorium 1306. Free admission. Please visit the symposium web site for more information. MHB Professor Norman Fost, along with Dean Robert N. Golden, will open the symposium with remarks and introductions.
April 19 (Tuesday) at 4:00 pm

Colloquium: Nicholas Dew, McGill University
Title: “Weight in the Tropics: French Expeditions and the Globalization of Science, c. 1670-c. 1740.”

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

One of “Appropriations: Collecting for Science” Colloquium Series talks. See the department news for the schedule of all Spring 2011 talks in this series.
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