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Barbara McClintock (1902-92), "jumping genes" in red and yellow corn kernels
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December 2, 2015

Emily Abel, UCLA-Fielding School of Public Health

Before Hospice: Nurses Study Dying Patients, 1969-1971

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, Seminar Series (Philadelphia, PA)

December 3, 2015

Kapil Raj, Centre Alexandre-Koyré, EHESS

Connecting Chronologies, Constructing Historical Anthropology: William Jones in Calcutta and his Legitimation of Empire

South Asia Center, UPenn; Consortium for HSTM (Philadelphia, PA)

December 4, 2015

K. Raj (EHESS), D. Ali (UPenn), P. Gomez (UWisc., Madison), E. Lean (Columbia), C. Mavhunga (MIT), J. Radin (Yale)

Workshop: Problematizing the Local, in Global Histories of Science

South Asia Center, UPenn; Consortium for HSTM (Philadelphia, PA)

December 16, 2015

Henry Cowles, Yale University

How the Other Half Thinks: Human Science in the Gilded Age

New York History of Science Lecture Series (New York, NY)

December 17, 2015

Janet Abbate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Redefining Applied Science in 1960s America: NSF, Computer Science, and Social Utility

Smithsonian Institution - History Seminar on Contemporary Science and Technology (Washington, DC)

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