Events

August 18, 2008 - January 9, 2009

“Molecules that Matter”

Chemical Heitage Foundation

November 12, 2008

Brian Kernighan, Princeton University

Informal Discussion:  “The Origins and Evolution of the C Programming Language and Other Languages”

Computer and Information Sciences, Temple University

November 12, 2008

Brian Kernighan, Princeton University

CIS Distinguished Lecture Series:  “The Changing Face of Programming”

Computer & Information Sciences, Temple University

November 22, 2008 - May 3, 2009

“Hadrosaurus foulkii:  The Dinosaur That Changed the World”

The Academy of Natural Sciences

September 28, 2009 - February 27, 2010

Catching a Shadow: An Exhibit of Daguerreotypes in Philadelphia, 1839-1860

The Library Company of Philadelphia

October 22, 2009 - February 28, 2010

Darwin’s Ancestors: Tracing the Origins of the “Origin of Species”

Bryn Mawr College Library

October 6, 2010 - November 12, 2010

Changing the Face of Medicine:  Celebrating America’s Women Physicians

Drexel University College of Medicine, Legacy Center

November 12, 2006 - September 30, 2007

“Amarna, Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun”

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

February 3, 2007 - September 30, 2007

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs

The Franklin Institute

March 5, 2007 - December 14, 2007

Exhibition: Color-Plate Books From the Collection

The Library Company of Philadelphia

May 10, 2007

Knowing Global Environments:  New Historical Perspectives on the Field Sciences

Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science, American Philosophical Society, Chemical Heritage Foundation, The Academy of Natural Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University

May 21, 2007 - January 1, 2008

Hagley at Fifty: Exploding with History

Hagley Museum and Library

June 1, 2007 - September 30, 2007

Film:  “Mummies:  Secrets of the Pharoahs”

Imax Theater at The Franklin Institute

June 22, 2007 - December 28, 2008

Undaunted: Five American Explorers, 1760-2007

American Philosophical Society

July 14, 2007 - September 23, 2007

Adventures in Photography: Expeditions of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and A

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

September 10, 2007

Matthew Eddy, Durham University

Fall 2007 Workshop: “Reading Practices and Natural History Texts in Enlightenment Edinburgh”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

September 12, 2007

Susanne Kreutzer, Ph.D., Institute of Sociology, Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany

History of Nursing Seminar Series:  “Christian Charity Service and the Professionalization of Nursinng: A Comparison Between West Germany and the United States”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

September 14, 2007

Solomon H. Katz, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

Lecture: “Origins of Agriculture, the Rise of Civilization and the Evolution of Cuisine”

American Philosophical Society

September 18, 2007

Jacqueline Wernimont, Brown University

“Margaret Cavendish’s Literary Mathematics”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

September 19, 2007

Emily Abel, Ph.D., Health Services and Women's Studies, UCLA School of Public Health

History of Nursing Seminar Series:  “Tuberculosis and the Politics of Exclusion: A History of Public Health and Migration to Los Angeles”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

September 20, 2007

Thomas L. Bartlow, Villanova University, and David E. Zitarelli, Temple University

“Who Was Miss Mullikin?”

Philadelphia Area Seminar on the History of Mathematics (PASHoM)

September 20, 2007

Steven J. Peitzman, M.D., F.A.C.P., Drexel University College of Medicine

Section on Medical History Lecture: “I Am Their Physician:  Dr. Owen J. Wister of Germantown and His Patients”

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

September 20, 2007

Robert Kanigel, Professor of Science Writing & Director of the Graduate Program in Science Writing, MIT

Fall Lecture Series: “Faux Real: Genuine Leather and Two Hundred Years of Inspired Fakes”

Hagley Museum and Library

September 23, 2007 - December 16, 2007

River of Gold: Precolumbian Treasures from Sitio Conte

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

September 24, 2007

Simon Cole, University of California, Irvine

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “Crime, Privacy, and Identity in the Age of Genetics and Information Technology”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

September 25, 2007

Speaker: Audra Wolfe, Chemical Heritage Foundation

“Learning from Lysenko”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

September 26, 2007

Jean Whelan, Ph.D., R.N., School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

History of Nursing Seminar Series:  “Necessary Yet Unaffordable: The Disconnect Between Private Duty Nurses Fees and Patient Ability to Pay, 1900-1940”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

September 28, 2007

Kathryn A. Ostrofsky, University of Pennsylvania

MCEAS Conference Presentation:  “ ‘All Things Righted’:  Race and the Haitian Revolution During Philadelphia’s 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic”

The McNeil Center for Early American Studies

September 28, 2007

Eric Otremba, University of Minnesota

MCEAS Conference Presentation:  “Representations of Sugar Production in the Atlantic World”

The McNeil Center for Early American Studies

October 1, 2007

Anne Marie Rafferty, Ph.D., Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kings College, London

History of Nursing Seminar Series:  Anne Marie Rafferty, Title to be announced

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

October 1, 2007

Babak Ashrafi, Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “Born’s Bad Bet”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

October 2, 2007 - December 9, 2007

Exploring Iran: The Photography of Erich F. Schmidt, 1930-1940

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

October 2, 2007

Augustin Cerveaux, Université Louis Pasteur; 2007 Glenn E. and Barbara Hodson Ullyot Scholar, CHF

“Nanotechnology’s History: The Missing Link”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

October 3, 2007

Barbara Savage, Ph.D., Department of History, University of Pennsylvania

History of Nursing Seminar Series:  “The Social Science of Black Religion”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

October 4, 2007 - October 10, 2007

World Space Week: 50 Years of the Space Age

The Franklin Institute

October 4, 2007

Sara E. Wermeil, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Norcross, Fuller, and the Rise of the General Contractor in Nineteenth Century America”

Hagley Museum and Library, Research Seminar

October 5, 2007

Yvonne Fabella, SUNY-Stony Brook

McNeil Center Seminar: “Creolizing the Enlightenment: Print Culture, Science and Education in Late-Colonial Saint Domingue”

The McNeil Center for Early American Studies

October 8, 2007

Bruno Strasser, Yale University

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “Banking Biology: Property, Privacy and Priority in Late 20th Century Databases”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

October 9, 2007

Regina Blaszczyk, Writer and Independent Scholar

“Chemistry Meets the Creative Economy: DuPont and Postwar Interior Design”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

October 10, 2007

Medical History Society of New Jersey, Annual Fall Meeting

Medical History Society of New Jersey

October 10, 2007

Robert McCracken Peck, The Academy of Natural Sciences

Weeknights at the Wagner:  “Exploring Alaska: The Harriman Expedition Retraced”

The Wager Free Institute of Science

October 12, 2007

Paul Dickson, author and journalist

Lecture & Booksigning: “Sputnik: The Shock of the Century”

American Philosophical Society

October 16, 2007

Charles Falco, The University of Arizona

Keynote Lecture for Imaging Symposium:  “The Science of Optics; The History of Imaging”

University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry

October 16, 2007

Mary Ellen Bowden, Senior Research Fellow, Chemical Heritage Foundation

“Messages from Dye Sample Books in the CHF Collections”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

October 16, 2007

Peter Galison, Harvard University, and others.

Symposium on “Advances in Scientific Imaging: Molecules, Brain, Universe”

University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry

October 16, 2007

Peter Galison, Harvard University

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “ ‘SECRECY’:  Communicating Scholarship Through Film”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

October 17, 2007

Sandy Lewenson, Ph.D., Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University

History of Nursing Seminar Series:  “Transformation of Nursing Education: The Phasing Out of the Bellevue and Mills Schools of Nursing and the Expansion of Hunter College, 1967”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

October 18, 2007

Edward Hogan, East Stroudsburg University

“Benjamin Peirce as Head of the Coast Survey”

Philadelphia Area Seminar on the History of Mathematics (PASHoM)

October 18, 2007

Robert McCracken Peck, The Academy of Natural Sciences

“Paul DuChaillu and the ‘Discovery’ of the Gorilla, or The Science Behind ‘King Kong‘“

Friends of the Library, Princeton University

October 18, 2007

John J. Downes, M.D., Children's Hospital of Philadlephia

Section on Medical History: “Pediatric Critical Care Medicine—Why, When and How It Developed”

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

October 20, 2007

Babak Ashrafi, Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science

PACHS Reception & Information Session, at SHOT Annual Meeting

Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science, Technology and Medicine

October 23, 2007

S. Elizabeth Bird, University of South Florida

Annenberg Scholars Program, Lecture:  “Museums as Popular Culture: The Body of Evidence in Controversy”

Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania

October 23, 2007

Sanford Moskowitz, College of St. Benedict/Saint John’s University

“Jockeying for Position—Global Technology and Economic Power in the U.S. and E.U.: The Case of International Advanced Materials “

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

October 23, 2007

Alison Winter, University of Chicago

History of Science Colloquium:  “ ‘No! No! Not the Comfy Chair!’ The Power of the Experimental Situation in Social Psychology”

History of Science Program, Princeton University

October 24, 2007

Jane Schultz, Ph.D., English, American Studies & Women's Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University

History of Nursing Seminar Series:  Jane Schultz, “What’s In a Nurse?: The Civil War Diary of Harriet Eaton”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

October 24, 2007

Doron Swade, Computer History Museum

Delaware Valley Distinguished Lectureship Series in Computer Science:  “Charles Babbage and His Legacy”

Jointly hosted by the Computing Departments of Swarthmore, Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges and Villanova University

October 26, 2007 - February 15, 2008

Exhibit:  Fleshing Out the Bones: The Art and Science of Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins

The Academy of Natural Sciences

October 26, 2007

John Beatty, University of British Columbia

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “Karl Popper, Darwinism, and Totalitarianism”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

October 29, 2007

Julia Schikore, Indiana University

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “Early 19th Century Microscopy”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

October 30, 2007

Ronald Smeltzer

“Illustration for the Scientific Text”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

October 31, 2007

Anette Forss, Ph.D., Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden

History of Nursing Seminar Series:  “At the Margins of Health and Normality:  Women’s Encounters with Biomedical Technology in the Realm of Cervical Cancer Screening”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

November 2, 2007

Babak Ashrafi, Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science

PACHS Reception & Information Session, at HSS Annual Meeting

Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science

November 5, 2007

John Pickstone, University of Manchester

Book Discussion: “Surgeons, Manufacturers and Patients: A Transatlantic History of Total Hip Replace

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

November 5, 2007

Wendy Kline, University of Cincinnati

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “Bodies of Evidence: Activists, Patients, and the FDA Regulation of Depo Provera”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

November 6, 2007

David Schleifer, New York University

“Where Did All the Trans Fats Come From?”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

November 7, 2007

Manuel De Landa, Columbia University

Penn Humanities Forum on Origins:  “Origin of Artificial Intelligence”

Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania

November 8, 2007

APS Autumn General Meeting

American Philosophical Society

November 8, 2007

David S. Barnes, University of Pennsylvania

Great Works Symposium:  “Thinking with Epidemics, from Yellow Fever to Bird Flu”

Drexel University

November 12, 2007

Gabriella Petrick, New York University

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “Industrializing Taste: Using Science and Technology to Historicize Our Sense of Taste”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

November 12, 2007 - December 28, 2007

Wagner Library Exhibit: “The Scientific Image: Illustration from the Age of Enlightenment to the Vic

The Wagner Free Institute of Science

November 13, 2007

John Theibault, Chemical Heritage Foundation

“Lazarus Ercker and the Spread of German Metallurgy in the 16th and 17th Centuries”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

November 14, 2007

Amy Hiller, Ph.D., School of Design, University of Pennsylvania

History of Nursing Seminar Series: “Mapping the DuBois Philadelphia Negro”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

November 14, 2007

Scott Rawlins, Arcadia University

Weeknights at the Wagner:  “Aesthetics and Attitudes in the Golden Age of Natural Science Illustration”

The Wagner Free Institute of Science

November 15, 2007

Dr. Ronald Boyer, International Foundation for Clinical Homeopathy

Section on Medical History Lecture:  “The History of Homeopathy”

College of Physicians of Philadelphia

November 15, 2007

Paul C. Pasles, Villanova University

Reading & Book Signing:  “Benjamin Franklin’s Numbers”

University of Pennsylvania Bookstore

November 15, 2007

Marina Vulis

“Life and Work of Luca Pacioli”

Philadelphia Area Seminar on the History of Mathematics (PASHoM)

November 16, 2007

Book Launch:  “Mütter Museum: Historic Medical Photographs”

College of Physicians of Philadelphia

November 17, 2007

Celebration of the 100th Birthday of Dr. Ruth Patrick

The Academy of Natural Sciences

November 19, 2007

Paul Offit, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “One Scientist’s Perspectives on the History of Vaccines”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

November 26, 2007

John Krige, Georgia Tech

Fall 2007 Workshop:  “Technology as an Instrument of U.S. Foreign Policy”

Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

November 27, 2007

Slawomir Lotysz, University of Zielona Gora (Poland); 2007-2008 Charles C. Price Fellow, CHF

“Casimir Zeglen: Pioneer of Bulletproof Vests”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

November 28, 2007

Dominique Tobell, Doctoral Student, History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

History of Nursing Seminar Series:  “Allied Against Reform: Pharmaceutical Industry-Academic Physician Relations in the United States, 1945-1970”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania

November 29, 2007 - November 30, 2007

Conference: “Sound in the Era of Mechanical Reproduction”

Hagley Museum and Library

November 30, 2007

Babak Ashrafi, Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science

History of Science Colloquium:  “Max Born’s Bad Bet”

History of Science Program, Princeton University

December 3, 2007

Online Exhibit.  J. G. Brill Company Photographs

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

December 4, 2007

Doogab Yi, Princeton University; 2007-2008 Robert W. Gore Fellow, CHF

“From Laboratory to Factory and Vice Versa: Gift and Commodity in Biomedical Materials Exchange and Production at the New England Enzyme Center, 1962–1980”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

December 11, 2007

Monica Green, Arizona State University

History of Science Colloquium:  “Did Women Have a Printing Revolution?  Women’s Medicine Before and After 1500”

History of Science Program, Princeton University

December 12, 2007

Cynthia Connolly, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Yale University

“ ‘Bearing Witness’:  Nurses and the AIDS Epidemic in the United States, 1981-2001”

Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, History of Nursing Seminar Series

December 15, 2007

Exhibit:  “Lewis and Clark Revisited:  A Trail in Modern Day”

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

January 17, 2008

Alan Gluchoff, Villanova University

“Philip Schwartz, Probable Error, and the Variability of the Ballistic Trajectory”

Philadelphia Area Seminar on the History of Mathematics (PASHoM)

January 22, 2008

Pamela S. Lottero-Perdue, Fisher College of Science and Mathematics, Towson University

“Critical Scientific Literacy:  Examples from a Breastfeeding Information, Support, and Advocacy Group”

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Brown Bag Lecture

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