2015 Symposium: Cognition as Computation

 

2014 Symposium on "Population": April 24, 2014, 9:15 am – 3:15 pm, East Union Building, Upper East Side


Confirmed speakers: Huntington Willard (Director, IGSP, Duke), Peter Godfrey-Smith (Philosophy, Graduate Center, CUNY), Lawrence Cohen (Anthropology, UC-Berkeley)


SCHEDULE 

9:15-9:30: Introduction (Robert Mitchell, CISSCT Director)
 
9:30-11:00: Huntington Willard (Director, IGSP, Duke)
Title: "The View from the Genome:  E pluribus unum or reductio ad absurdum?"
Moderator: Tyler Curtain (English, UNC)
 
11:00-11:15: coffee break
 
11:15-12:45: Peter Godfrey-Smith (Philosophy, CUNY)
Title: "Evolutionary Nominalism"
Moderator: Alex Rosenberg (Philosophy, Duke)
 
12:45-1:45 lunch break (lunch provided)
 
1:45-3:15 Lawrence Cohen (Anthropology, UC-Berkeley)
Title: "The Federation of Silos: The Migrant, the Patient, and the Biometric Reformation of Population in India"
Moderator: Harris Solomon (Cultural Anthropology and Global Health, Duke)

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Spring 2014 Upcoming Events

Friday February 28 2014: Spring  Workshop – see http://sites.duke.edu/stsasia/?p=105 for more details

9.30AM-5.30PM in the East Duke Parlors

Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments provided with

Join us for a one-day workshop discussing manuscripts on Science Studies and Asian Studies with these authors:

  • Aihwa Ong (UC-Berkeley)~“The productive uncertainty of ethics”
  • Mei Zhan (UC-Irvine)~“Cosmographic Imaginations: STS, Chinese medicine, and Transdisciplinarity.”
  • Judith Farquhar (Chicago)~“Knowledge in Translation: Global Science, Local Things”
  • Naveeda Khan (Johns Hopkins)~“The Fluvial System in the Making of a Science of Morality”
  • Vincanne Adams (UCSF)~“Technologies, Love and Misrecognition: Science in Tibet”

Workshop Manuscripts are available: please read before the workshop.  RSVP for a password for the papers.

Thursday 27 March 2014: Author Workshop
East Duke Parlors
Reading with Sarah Pinto (Anthropology, Tufts) – Reading to come

Cancelled: Thursday February 13 2014: Michitake Aso (History, University at Albany) due to inclement weather

Fall 2013 Events Archive

Monday 23 September 2013
Lunch & Conversation with Lochlann Jain
An Event for Grad Students
Co-sponsored by the Department of Cultural Anthropology and the Program in Women’s Studies at Duke University

Thursday 14 November 2013
Tokyo Electric: Japan in the Age of Global Energy
A Lecture by IAN MILLER (Associate Professor, Department of History Harvard University)
4:00–5:00 pm
Room 225, Friedl Building (Duke East Campus)
Event is part of the APSI Fall Speaker Series and is also co-sponsored by the Dept. of History and by our Mellon Grant.

Monday 18 November 2013
“Postcolonial Science Studies, or Asia as Method, or Both?”
A Mini-Seminar with Warwick Anderson (University of Sydney)
12-2 PM FHI Garage, Smith Warehouse
Sign-up for this seminar here (readings for the seminar will then become available to you).

Tuesday 19 November 2013
5.30 PM at the FHI Garage, c105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse
“Making Global Health History: The Political Worldliness of Biomedicine.”
A Lecture by Warwick Anderson
Visit Franklin Humanities Institute website for more detail
Co-sponsored by the Mellon Grant on The Globalization of Medicine and Science in Asia: Science and/as Asian Studies

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