Past Events

  • 2015 Nov 17

    Seminar: Erika Milam

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center 469

    Title: "Creatures of Cain: Rise and Fall of the Killer Ape"

  • 2015 Nov 16

    Saptarishi Bandopadhyay (Harvard Law School)

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street

    What We Talk About when We Talk About Disasters: Early Modern Precedents for 21st-Century Disaster Management

  • 2015 Nov 09

    HMWG: John Gee

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    SC469

    John Gee (History), “Applied Anthropology and Cultural Preservation: U.S.–Mexico Connections”

  • 2015 Nov 04

    MSWG: Dan Volmar

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center 252

    "The Missile, the Forest, and the Garbage Can"

    RSVP here by Monday, Nov. 2 for lunch.

    In 1960, officials of the United States government began to worry that nuclear-armed missiles in the Minuteman class could launch on their targets unintentionally--perhaps by the hundreds. The military and its industrial partners did not share their concern. More than...

    Read more about MSWG: Dan Volmar
  • 2015 Nov 03

    Seminar: Theodore Porter

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center 469

    Title: "Data, Madness, and Heredity in Germany, 1900-1920"

  • 2015 Nov 02

    HMWG: Lucas Müller

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    SC469

    Lucas Müller (HASTS Program, MIT), “Breaking the Toxic Mold: Aflatoxin and the Making of Cancer Research in the Postcolonial World, 1960–2015”

  • 2015 Oct 26

    HMWG: Diane Paul

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    SC469

    Diane Paul (University of Massachusetts Boston and Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology), “Truby King, Infant Welfare, and the Boundaries of Eugenics”

Pages