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Western Engineer, first steamboat to ascend Missouri river, 1819
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August 3, 2015

Julie Sze, UC Davis

Noxious New York - Race, Class and Garbage

New York Academy of Medicine

September 10, 2015

2015 Introductory Symposium

Consortium for HSTM

September 18, 2015

Sorting Brains Out: Tasks, Tests, and Trials in the Neuro- and Mind Sciences, 1890-2015

University of Pennsylvania

September 19, 2015

Paul Halpern, University of the Sciences

Einstein’s Dice and Schrödinger’s Cat: How Two Great Minds Battled Quantum Randomness to Create a Unified Theory of Physics

PhACT (Philadelphia Association for Critical Thinking)

October 23, 2015

Carolyn Roberts, Harvard University / Consortium for HSTM

The Mortar, the Pestle, and the Slave Trade: British Pharmacy and Slave Trading in the Eighteenth Century

American Philosophical Society; McNeil Center for Early American Studies; Consortium for HSTM

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