STS Events Fall 2014
Thurs. Nov. 13 at 4:00 pm in Lovejoy 215, Lynda Walsh, Professor of English, University of Nevada Reno speaking on the Visual composition processes of STEM researchers and the implications for civic scientific literacy, http://wolfweb.unr.edu/~lwalsh
Fri. Nov. 14 at 12 noon in the Fairchild Room in Dana with a tray lunch
Pedagogical workshop with Professor Lynda Walsh, University of Nevada Reno
Using the Copia Technique to Support Diversity in the Writing Classroom
Mon. Nov. 17 at 4:00 pm in Lovejoy 215
Maurits W. Ertsen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
An Ant’s Nest Could Bring Down a Hill” — On human agency and environment in colonial irrigation in the Gezira, Sudan
Thurs, Nov. 20 at 7:00 pm in Ostrove Auditorium
Guy Palmer of Washington State University
“Justice Potter Stewart and the Definition of Global Health”
Fri., Nov 21 at 4:00 pm in Lovejoy 215, Joseph Martin, Michigan State University, “Scientists Are Worse than Other Professors”: Science and Morality at Robert Maynard Hutchins’s University of Chicago.
Wed. Dec. 3 from 1-3 pm and 4-5 pm in the Adams Lobby, Colby Museum of Art, International poster presentations from students in ST215 on Weather, Climate, and Society from 1-3 pm, followed by improvisational dances on weather and climate by students in TD258 from 4-5 pm. Refreshments served
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Monday, September 15 at 4:00 pm in Davis 301
Math and Stats lecture by Fernando Gouvêa speaking on Cross-cultural Mathematics: The Story of S. Ramanujan and G. H. Hardy.
Thurs. Sept. 18 at 7:00 pm in Olin 01
IBM lecture by Jennifer Wilcox from Stanford University speaking on Carbon Capture and Safe Storage. Co-sponsored by Chemistry and STS.
Thurs. Sept. 25 at noon in Wormster Room, Miller Library (Noontime Faculty Forum), Jim Fleming speaking on Entreprenours of Atmospheric Research, 1900-1960.
Thurs. Oct. 9 @ 7:00 pm in Diamond 141
Development Discourse, Tropical Disease and the Resurgence of Malaria in Sri Lanka from 1967 to 1987
Kalinga Tudor Silva, Senior Professor of Sociology at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and the Resident Director for the Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education Program
Fri. Oct. 17 at 3:30 Reception for students and families outside Kassman Auditorium
4:00 pm in Kassman Auditorium, Family Weekend lecture with Lou McNally and Jim Fleming speaking on “Anne Louise Beck (1896-1982): Bringing Bergen Weather Forecasting to the U.S., The most important and dynamic meteorologist you have never heard about.”
Thursday, Oct. 23, Lovejoy 215, 4:00pm
Indigenous Peoples, Climate Justice and the Responsibilities of Settler States
Kyle Powys Whyte, Citizen of the Potawatomi Nation, Philosophy Department, Michigan State University
Friday, Oct. 24, KEyes 105, 1:00 pm
Is Climate Instability in Our Future? Or is it Here Already? The Arctic and Its Impact
Paul Mayewski, Director of the Climate Institute at the University of Maine