History of Science Society Welcome Conference


Location: McKenna Hall

A conference to welcome the History of Science Society's executive office to its new home at the University of Notre Dame and the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values.

The Humanities in Science, Engineering and Medicine

Schedule of Events
McKenna Hall, University of Notre Dame
Friday, 8 June 2012

8:30 - 9:00
Opening coffee break

9:00 - 9:15
Welcoming remarks
Dan Myers, Office of the Provost
Don Howard, Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values
Jay Malone, History of Science Society

9:15 - 10:00
Lynn K. Nyhart, “Alternation of Generations as a Model for Evolution”

10:00 - 10:45
Bernard V. Lightman, “Science and Religion at the Metaphysical Society: Contesting Knowledge in the 1870's”

(Break 10:45-11:15)

Marsha L. Richmond, “What’s Gender Got To Do With It?  Women and Biological Laboratories and Research Institutes after 1900”

(Lunch 12:15 – 1:30)

1:45 - 2:30
Angela Creager, “Life Atomic: Radioisotopes as Tools in Biology and Medicine”

(Break 2:30 – 2:45)

2:45 - 4:00
Panel 1: "What do we have to say to each other?"
Faculty from the Colleges of Arts and Letters, College of Science, and College of Engineering
Steve Wheatley, Vice President, American Council of Learned Societies
Don Howard, Director of the Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values

(Break: 4:00 - 4:15)

4:15 - 5:30
Panel 2: "The humanities in medical science"
Christopher Hamlin, University of Notre Dame
Nicole Archambeau, California Institute of Technology
Bridget Gurtler, Rutgers University
Sarah Parker, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Reception 5:30 – 6:45