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Mollusks, drawn by Lucy Say (1801-1886). Lucy Say was the first female member elected to membership of the Academy. Image courtesy of The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University/Corbis.

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December 1, 2014

Omar Dewachi, American University, Beirut, Lebanon

Ungovernable Life: The unmaking of biopolitics in Iraq

University of Pennsylvania, History and Sociology of Science, Speaker Series

December 2, 2014

Andrew Cavin, Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis Postdoctoral Fellow

Liminal Anxieties: Race, Culture and Nation in Imperial German Ethnology and Society

Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, Seminar

December 3, 2014

Acquisitions Night

Chemical Heritage Foundation

December 4, 2014

Ann Fabian, Rutgers University

The Frog Book—A Life History in Herpetology

Princeton University, History of Science Colloquium

December 5, 2014

David Kaiser, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Coordinated Blasts: Migrating Skills in the Early Cold War from H-Bombs to the Cosmos

Princeton University, Davis Center

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