Spring Semester 2021
Wenesday, February 24, 2021: 12-1 pm: Reflections on Gaming and STS
More information forthcoming
Thursday, October 29, 12-1 pm: Expertise and the Pandemic:
Reflections from the anthropology and history of medicine
Please join us for a conversation between Katherine Mason and Deborah Levine about STS, expertise, and the Covid-19 pandemic.
--Katherine Mason is the Vartan Gregorian Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Brown University and author of the award-winning book, Infectious Change: Reinventing Chinese Public Health after an Epidemic. Prof. Mason has written several articles about SARS and Covid-19, including in Current History and Fieldsights, and she is the co-lead investigator for the Pandemic Journaling Project.
--Deborah Levine is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Providence College. A historian of medicine who regularly writes and teaches on health policy, Prof. Levine has recently drawn on insights from the history of medicine in articles in the Washington Post about vaccines and low-tech technologies for managing Covid-19.