This is a provisional list of the remaining colloquia still to come this spring semester of 2011. Unless otherwise noted, colloquia will be held in the Harlow Room of the History of Science Collections, Bizzell Memorial Library (directions), from 3:30 to 5 p.m. For more information or accommodations on the basis of disability please call 325-2741.
March 04: No colloquium. Prospective Student Visit day.
Thursday March 10, 12 noon, Cate IV 251: Paul Sutter, Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies Core Faculty, University of Colorado. “Pulling the Teeth of the Tropics: Towards an Environmental History of Public Health during the Construction of the Panama Canal.”
Thursday March 10, 7 pm, Room TBA: Paul Sutter, Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies Core Faculty, University of Colorado. “Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies: Making Environmental Sense of Georgia’s ‘Little Grand Canyon.’”
March 12 SPRING BREAK BEGINS
March 18 SPRING BREAK
March 22, 7-9 pm, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History: Erik Conway, Historian at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, “Merchants of Doubt.” Followed by a reception at the Museum. Co-sponsored by the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Studies, History of Science Association, IPE, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Zoology.
March 25: No colloquium.
April 1: No colloquium. MIDWEST JUNTO FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE.
April 8: John Stewart, Ph. D. Candidate, History of Science, “Chemical Affinity in Eighteenth Century England.”
April 15: Stephen P. Weldon, Assistant Professor, History of Science, and Editor, Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science. “Atheism, Secularism, and Science in Modernity.”
April 22: Katherine Pandora, Associate Professor, History of Science. “Pixelated Humanism: The Digital Vernacular and the Ghost of Carl Becker.”
May 6: Karen Reeds, Visiting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, Mellon Visiting Fellow at OU, and National Coalition of Independent Scholars. “Oklahoma’s Renaissance Herbals: From the Margins to the Gutters. A Demonstration and Preliminary Report.“