Workshop Schedule

Twentieth Anniversary Workshop:"Science Studies in Context"

Friday, March 19, 2010


Date Speaker Title
03/19/2010
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 
 
CONTINENTAL BREAKFASAT  
03/19/2010
9:00 a.m.  
 
Robert S. Westman Welcome & Introduction
03/19/2010 SESSION I Science Studies: Disenchantments and Reenchantments
Moderator: Naomi Oreskes
(History, University of California, San Diego)
03/19/2010 John Zammito, Rice University "Soundings in Once and Future HPS"
Commentary:
Eric Martin (Philosophy)
Jacob Stegenga (Philosophy)

General Discussion
03/19/2010 Alan Richardson,
University of British Columbia
"From the Icy Slopes of Logic: Toward Interdisciplinary Science Studies at Glacial Pace"
Commentary:
Eric Martin (Philosophy)
Jacob Stegenga (Philosophy)

General Discussion
03/19/2010 Steven Shapin,
Harvard University
"Lowering the Tone in the History of Science: A Noble Calling"
Commentary:
Eric Martin (Philosophy)
Jacob Stegenga (Philosophy)

General Discussion
03/19/2010
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 
LUNCH   
03/19/2010
1:30 p.m.
SESSION 2 Science Studies in Historical Context
Moderator: Charles Thorpe
(Sociology, University of California, San Diego)
 
03/19/2010 Mary Jo Nye,
Oregon State University
"The First Generation in Social Studies of Science: Polanyi, Bernal, and Mannheim in the 1930s"
Commentary:
Joan Donovan (Sociology)
Alexandra Vinson (Sociology)

General Discussion
 
03/19/2010 George Reisch,
Northwestern University
"Popular Audiences for Science Studies: 1930s, 1950s, and Today"
Commentary:
Brandi Bernoskie (Philosophy)
Natalie Aviles (Sociology)

General Discussion
 
03/19/2010 Elena Aronova,
University of California, San Diego
"The Politics and Contexts of Soviet Science Studies (naukovedenie), 1960s-1980s"
Commentary:
Matthew Shindell (History)

General Discussion
 
03/19/2010
6:30 p.m.
 
DINNER FOR ALL WORKSHOP ATTENDEES OPEN BAR: Beer, Wine, Soda


Saturday, March 20, 2010

Date Speaker Title
03/20/2010
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 
 
CONTINENTAL BREAKFASAT  
03/20/2010
9:15 a.m.  
 
 
SESSION III Science Studies: The Global and the Universal
Moderator: Chandra Mukerji
(Communication, University of California, San Diego)
 
03/20/2010 Sheila Jasanoff,
Harvard University
"Globalizing Objectivity"
Commentary:
Katherine Kenny (Sociology)
Krystal Tribbett (History)

General Discussion 

03/20/2010 John Zammito,
Rice University
"Soundings in Once and Future HPS"

Commentary:
Eric Martin (Philosophy)
Jacob Stegenga (Philosophy)

General Discussion
03/20/2010 Sandra Harding,
University of California, Los Angeles

"Are Colonialism and Gender Social Relations? Two Undertheorized Constituents of Technoscience"

Commentary:
April Huff (Sociology)
Rodolfo John Alaniz (History)

General Discussion

03/20/2010 Adrian Johns,
University of Chicago
"Lowering the Tone in the History of Science: A Noble Calling"
Commentary:
Katrina Petersen (Communication)
Elizabeth Petrick (History)

General Discussion
03/20/2010
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 
LUNCH   
03/20/2010
1:30 p.m.
SESSION 4 Science Studies: Essential Tensions
Moderator: Eric Watkins 
(Philosophy, University of California, San Diego)
03/20/2010 Peter Dear,
Cornell University
"The Reification of Mind and Matter: Signs of Science in Early-Modern Natural Philosophy"
Commentary:
B. Harun Küçük (History)

General Discussion

03/20/2010 Theodore Porter,
University of California, Los Angeles
"Thin Description: Surface and Depth in Science Studies"
Commentary:
Thomas Waidzunas (Sociology)
Brian Lindseth (Sociology)

General Discussion
 
03/20/2010
3:45 p.m.
 
  Final Wrap-up Session
Moderator: Robert S. Westman
 
03/20/2010
6:30 p.m.
 
DINNER BUFFET  



Contact Information

For additional information concerning the workshop, please contact
Kimberly Bondad
Science Studies Program Coordinator
(858) 534-0491
ssadmin@ucsd.edu
Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Room 5045
9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093-0104

Contact Us

For further information on the Science Studies graduate program or minor in Science, Technology, and Society, write, call, or e-mail:

Science Studies Program
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive #0113
La Jolla, CA 92093

Telephone: (858) 534-0491
E-mail: ssadmin@ucsd.edu