On June 22, 2009 Professor Fleming spoke at the NASA Earth System Science at 20 conference in Washington, DC.  Ashley Oliver also attended the meeting.  His powerpoint talk is here: June 16, 2009 Professor Jim Fleming spoke at the America’s Climate Choices meeting on geoengineering in Washington, DC sponsored by the National Academies of Science.  His remarks are here (scroll down)

Video Podcast of Professor Fleming speaking at Planet U Conference, University of Illinois, “Fixing the Sky: The checkered history of weather and climate control,”  April 2009,

Past Events
STS Gala End of Year BanquetPaul Josephson, Colby, “Technologies of Arctic Conquest”
Thursday, April 30 at 5:30 pm in Parker Reed Room, SSW Alumni Center

Charles Darwin, The true story
John van Wyhe, Cambridge University
Monday, April 20 at 7:30 pm in Olin 1

Climate and Cultural Anxiety: Historical and Social Perspectives
April 1-4, 2009 at Colby College
Hosted by STS and supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, with additional support from the Interdisciplinary Studies Division
see the Conference Blog at

The Teaching of Science in Nineteenth-Century American Liberal Arts Colleges: Providing Pleasure, Morality, and a Business Advantage
Dr. Marc Rothenberg
Historian, National Science Foundation and Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution
Monday, March 30 at 7:30 pm in Miller 14