2001-2002 Klopsteg Lecture Series

October 12

Robert C. Olby, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh
"Going Molecular: The Case of the Chemistry of Memory"

October 18

Katharine Park, Departments of History of Science and Women's Studies, Harvard University
"When Soul Speaks to Body: The Language of Imagination in Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe"
(co-sponsored with the Program in the Study of Imagination)

November 12

Leonard Shlain, Chairman of Laparoscopic Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and Associate Professor of Surgery at UCSF
"The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image"

November 16

Alison Winter, Department of History and Program in Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, University of Chicago
"Chemistry of truth: The Medical Extraction of Memory, 1910-1960"

December 6

Richard Doyle, Departments of Rhetoric and Science Studies, Penn State University
"LSDNA: Imaging Hallucinogens and the Emergence of Biotechnology in America"
(co-sponsored with the Program in the Study of Imagination)

January 18

Paul N. Edwards, School of Information, University of Michigan
"Thinking Globally: Computers, Networks, and the Construction of 'Global' Spaces"

January 25

Sander Gliboff, Department of History and Program in Science in Human Culture, Northwestern University
"Charles Darwin, H. G. Bronn and the Origin of the German Origin: Problems of Translation and Intercultural Communication"

February 1

James Strick, Program in History of Science, Princeton University
"The Early Days of Exobiology: NASA funding and the Competing Research Programs of Stanley Miller and Sidney Fox"

March 1

John Carson, Department of History, University of Michigan
"Debating Democracy in an Age of IQ: Intelligence and Politics in Early Twentieth-Century America"

April 12

Werner Callebaut, Konrad Lorenz Institute, Altenberg, Austria
"The Future of the Life Sciences From the Perspective of Theoretical Biology"

April 19

Hunter Crowther-Heyck, Department of History of Science, University of Oklahoma
"Laboratories of the Mind: Herbert Simon and the Rise of Simulation in Postwar Science"

April 26

Kathleen Crowther-Heyck, Department of History, Swarthmore College
"Wonderful Secrets of Nature: Natural Knowledge and Religious Piety in Reformation Germany"

May 3

Hugh Gusterson, Departments of Anthropology and Science Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Cultures of Insecurity Among Nuclear Weapons Scientists"

May 10

Joan Fujimura, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin at Madison

May 17

Elisa Becker, Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania
"Making the Medical Expert: Forensic Physicians and the Shaping of Criminal Procedure in 19th Century"