1994-95: Language & Biology

Language & Biology

November 1, 1994
  • Speaker: Derek Bickerton (Linguistics, University of Hawaii): "Perspectives on Human Language Ability"
  • Commentator: Julie Tetel (English (Linguistics), Duke)
December 1, 1994
  • Speaker: Simon Le Vay (Salk Institute, Chair of the Board of the Institute of Gay and Lesbian Education): "Queer Science: The Uses and Abuses of Research into Homosexuality" 

Co-sponsors: Departments of Neurobiology and Zoology

December 3, 1994           

Colloquium: "The Biology of Sexual Orientation: Issues and Implications"

  • Simon Le Vay (Salk Institute, Chair of the Board of the Institute of Gay and Lesbian Education)
  • Commentator: Susan Oyama (Psychology, CUNY)

 
The Sociology of Science

April 19, 1995

Colloquium: Models and Methods in the Sociology of Science

  • Michael Callon (Sociology, Ecole des Mines, France): "The Irruption of Non-Humans into the Human Sciences: Some Lessons Drawn from the Sociology of Science and Technology" [paper read in absentia]
  • Commentator: Jonathan Culler (French and Comparative Literature, Cornell University)
  • Karin Knorr Cetina (Sociology, University of Bielefeld, Germany): "Theoretical Constructionism: Machines of Knowledge and the Archaeology of Social Domains"