Events 2011-12

September 23, 2011
DISCUSSION OF DEBORAH VALENZE’S MILK: A LOCAL AND GLOBAL HISTORY
(Yale Unversity Press, 2011)
Deborah Valenze (Columbia) Daniel Kevles (Yale) and Eugenia Lean (Columbia)
Time: 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Location: 411 Fayerweather Hall
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October 21, 2011
TRANSLATION AND THE SCIENCES
Benjamin Elman (Princeton), Marwa Elshakry (Columbia), Michael Gordin (Princeton), Shruti Kapila (Cambridge), Lydia Liu (Columbia), Carla Nappi (University of British Columbia), Grace Shen (Fordham)
Co-sponsored with the Barnard Center for Translation Studies
Time: 9:30 AM to 5 PM
Location: Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities
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October 28, 2011
THE VOYAGE OF THE ZACA, 1934-35: COLONIAL RACE MIXING IN THE PACIFIC AND THE CRISIS IN US PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
Warwick Anderson (University of Sydney)
Time: 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Location: 411 Fayerweather Hall

December 2, 2011
ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY WORKSHOP WITH PETER PERDUE
Peter Perdue (Yale)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12 PM
Location: 411 Fayerweather Hall

December 9-10, 2011
GOLDEN AGES: UNIVERSAL HISTORIES AND THE ORIGINS OF SCIENCE
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February 10, 2012
ROUNDTABLE: THE COLUMBIA-BARNARD CURRICULUM AND THE FUTURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CITIZENSHIP
Ruth DeFries, Stuart Firestein, William Leach, Stephenie Pfirman, Jonathan Schorsch
Time: 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Location: 411 Fayerweather Hall
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March 9, 2012
AROUND-THE-WORLD TRAVEL AND THE HISTORY OF PLANETARY CONSCIOUSNESS
Joyce Chaplin (Harvard)
Time: 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Location: 411 Fayerweather Hall

March 23, 2012
THE KING OF SPICES: MAPPING RIGHTS TO GRAINS OF PARADISE FROM CHAUCER TO HERBAL VIAGRA
Abena Osseo-Asare (U.C. Berkeley)
Time: 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Location: 411 Fayerweather Hall

April 20, 2012
HISTORICIZING HAZARD
Karl Appuhn (NYU), Kim Fortun (RPI), Peter Galison (Harvard), Michelle Murphy (U. Toronto), Linda Nash (U.Wash.), Abigail Schade (Columbia), Christopher Sellers (SUNY), Kavita Sivaramakrishnan (Columbia)
Time: 9:15 AM to 5:45 PM
Location: Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard College
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May 11, 2011
TERRITORY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE POLITICS AND GEOGRAPHY OF RADIO-NAVIGATION FROM WORLD WAR I TO GPS
William Rankin (Yale)
Time: 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Location: 411 Fayerweather Hall

Department of History, Columbia University, New York