The Program in the History of Medicine and Science at Yale University is pleased to announce its schedule of colloquia for 2004-2005. Colloquia begin at 4:30 pm. The meeting site alternates between the School of Medicine (Sterling Hall) and the Department of History (HGS). For further information, please contact [email protected].
September 20, 2004 Anthony Grafton, Ph.D., Henry Putnam University Professor of History, Princeton University, The Fall and Rise of Biblical Time: Astronomy, Philology and Theology in Seventeenth-Century Europe (HGS, 320 York Street)
October 4, 2004 Thomas Soderqvist, Ph.D., Director, Medical Museion, and Professor, University of Copenhagen, Is Biography Commemoration, Literature, History, or Moral Tale? Lessons from Writing Science as Autobiography. (Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Fulton Room L215, Tea will be served at 4:00 pm, all are welcome.)
FREDERIC HOLMES LECTURE
October 18, 2004 Daniel P. Todes, Ph.D., Professor, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Institute of the History of Medicine, Individual Research Pathway and Group Dynamics in Ivan Pavolv’s Laboratory Quest for a Science of the Human Psyche. (The Historical Library, Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, all are welcome.)
November 1, 2004 Franklyn K. Prochaska, Ph.D., Lecturer and Senior Research Scientist, History, Yale University, The Rise and Fall of Christian Nursing in London, 1868-1965. (Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Fulton Room, L-215, Tea will be served at 4:00 pm, all are welcome)
November 15, 2004 Robert Kohler, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Department of History and Sociology of Science, Natural History Survey: An Exacting Science. (HGS, 320 York Street)
November 29, 2004 Janet Golden, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Rutgers University at Camden, Department of History, Message in a Bottle: The Making of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. (Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Fulton Room L-215, Tea will be served at 4:00 pm, all are welcome.)
January 24, 2005 Margaret Derry, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, History Department, University of Guelph, and Associated Scholar of the Institute for the History & Philosophy of Science & Technology, University of Toronto. The Role of Cattle Breeding in the Evolution of Purebred Breeding, 1780-1900 (HGS, 320 York Street)
February 7, 2005 David Kaiser, Ph.D., MIT, Program in Science, Technology & Society. Teaching Feynman’s Tools: The Dispersion of Feynman Diagrams in Postwar Physics (HGS, 320 York Street)
February 21, 2005 Janet McCalman, Ph.D., Professor, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Melbourne, Australia, But the Unfit Died: An Inner History of the Health Transition in the Australian Working Class, 1857-1985. (Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Fulton Room L-215, Tea will be served at 4:00 pm, all are welcome.)
March 21, 2005 Amy Fairchild, Assistant Professor, Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health, Columbia University, Public Health Surveillance and the Landscape of Privacy in Twentieth-Century America. (Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Fulton Room L-215, Tea will be served at 4:00 pm, all are welcome.)
April 4, 2005 Steven Shapin,Ph.D., Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University, The Way We Trust Now: The Authority of Science and the Character of the Scientist. (Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Fulton Room L-215, Tea will be served at 4:00 pm, all are welcome.)
Also of special interest:
January 26, 2005 Evelynn Hammonds, Ph.D., Professor of the History of Science and African American Studies, Harvard University, Construction the Negro in Medicine Race, Health, and Medicine Speaker Series (4:30 pm, place TBA)
March 2, 2005 Michael Bliss, Ph.D., University Professor of History, University of Toronto, Working Too Hard and Achieving Too Much: The Cost of Being Harvey Cushing, with commentaries by Dennis Spencer, M.D., Harvey Cushing Professor Neurosurgery, Yale University, and Naomi Rogers, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the History of Medicine and of Women’s and Gender Studies, Yale University. Symposium sponsored by the Section of the History of Medicine, The Axion Foundation, and the Program for Humanities in Medicine, 5:00-7:00 pm, old Fulton House, Deepwood Drive, Hamden (information on transportation TBA).