Senior Thesis Writers: Eliza Cohen '15

Every year, a handful of Science and Society concentrators develop, research and write theses based on their coursework in the degree. We'll be profiling each of this year's thesis writers over the next few days. 

(Distributed April 25, 2015)

Nikhil Anand to speak at Brown for water talk series

Professor Nikhil Anand of the University of Minnesota will lecture at Brown as part of Science and Technology Studies' Ebbs and Flows series Feb. 26. The talk — held in Barus and Holley, room 168, at 4:00 p.m. — will focus on how publics and states emerge through the material relations that form the city’s water infrastructure.

(Distributed February 4, 2015)

Symposium to honor Anne Fausto-Sterling

Experts on feminism and science will gather for an afternoon symposium and exhibit Friday, May 2, 2014, to honor Anne Fausto-Sterling, the Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Biology and Gender Studies, for her decades of scholarship on biology and gender in science and society.
(Distributed April 25, 2014)

Morana Alač: On Educational Robots and Embodied Particularities of Interaction

Morana Alac is Associate Professor in Communication and Science Studies at the University of California, San Diego. Alac's research deals with ordinary and practical aspects of science. She works with video to focus on the dynamics of embodied social interaction. Her recent work has focused on how scientists study cognition in environments heavily sustained by advanced technologies. In addition to social robotics, she conducted ethnographic studies in brain imaging laboratories (Handling Digital Brains, MIT Press, 2011).

(Distributed April 13, 2014)
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