History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Values Graduate Conference

Location: Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

The History and Philosophy of Science Program is hosting its first annual History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Values Graduate Conference on Friday, November 8th - Saturday, November 9th, 2019. The conference will consist of presentations from both invited speakers and graduate students, as well as a special Q&A panel dedicated to the question of how humanities scholars can engage with the sciences. There will be a reception held from 7:00 - 8:00 PM Saturday, November 9th in Room 202 (Notre Dame Room) of the LaFortune Student Center. For detailed information about the conference program, please visit the conference website.

Presentations from Invited Speakers

Friday, November 8th (Eck Visitors Center Auditorium)

5:30-6:45 PM - Public Keynote: Kristen Intemann, Montana State University
“Understanding the Problem of “Hype”: Exaggeration, Values, and Trust in Science”

Saturday, November 9th (E378 Corbett Family Hall)

11:00 - 12:00 PM - Joyce Havstad, Oakland University
“The Structure of Scientific Evolution”

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Clair Morrissey, Occidental College
“Good-Seeing: Insights from Ecological Field Research”

Saturday, November 9th (Montgomery Auditorium, LaFortune Student Center)

5:30-6:45 PM - Public Keynote: Inmaculada de Melo-Martín, Weill Cornell Medicine/Cornell University
“Reprogenetic Technologies, Philosophy, and the Public”