The History and Philosophy of Science Committee at McGill University is pleased to announce the revival of seminars and public lectures for the academic year 2004-05. For details of both, please visit (and bookmark) our website:

Elizabeth McNab & D. Lorne Gales Lectures in the History of Science and Ideas

The first of this year’s public lectures in the history of science and ideas will be given on Thursday February 17, 2005, by Professor Donna Haraway, of the History of Consciousness Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, author of Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science (1989) and Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Re-Invention of Nature (1991).

McGill HPS seminar

The McGill HPS seminar is a revived interdisciplinary group seeking to bring together scholars from all four universities in Montreal (and beyond) who work in HPS, science studies, and related areas. We warmly invite all interested scholars to attend. This year’s program (organized around the theme of “early modernity”, broadly defined) will feature talks by historians, philosophers and literary scholars, and will range from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Sessions will be held on Thursday afternoons at McGill, in downtown Montreal (unless otherwise noted on the website), and will be followed by a social hour and dinner.

For more information, contact either James Delbourgo (james.delbourgo @ or Nicholas Dew (nicholas.dew @