The Consortium invites scholars to join our topical working groups for challenging and collegial discussion of interesting publications in their fields and of each others’ works-in-progress.
Each group meets monthly. All interested scholars are welcome to participate via online video conferencing.
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Jennifer Hubbard, Ryerson University, "Rescuing the World: The Food and Agriculture Organization and the Quest for Efficient Scientific Administration in World Fisheries"
Andrew Meade McGee, Carnegie Mellon, Title TBA
In this session, we will read Margaret Rossiter's “The Matilda Effect in Science” (1993) and Leonarda García-Jiménez and Esperanza Herrero's “Including Female Voices in the Stories We Tell About Communication Research: Memories and Narratives of Women in Academia.”
“ABET’s Errant Evaluators and the Limits of Accreditation as a Mode of Governance in Engineering Education”
Atsushi Akera (Rensselaer), Sarah Appelhans (U Albany), Rafael Burgos-Mirabal (U Mass Amherst), Alan Cheville (Bucknell), Thomas DuPree (Univ. New Mexico), Soheil Fatehiboroujeni (Cornell), Jennifer Karlin (Minnesota State, Mankato), Donna Riley (Purdue)
Commentator: Julia Williams, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Workshop: Donald Opitz (DePaul) & Banu Subramaniam (Univerity of Massachusetts, Amherst)
This week, Don Opitz and Banu Subramaniam have kindly shared with us their proposal for a compendium of primary sources, under contract with Routledge and in an early stage of development. Here's a note from the authors:
Zoé Samudzi (University of California San Francisco), Title TBA
Medieval and early modern recipes: circulation, transmission, organisation. In this session we will compare and contrast the different ways in which manuscripts were used to organise, transmit and circulate knowledge of medical recipes from the medieval to early modern periods. What can be gained from observing manuscript recipes across this broad time period?
Prof Iolanda Ventura, Associate Professor, Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies, University of Bologna
Gisela Mateos and Edna Suarez.
Mara Dicenta and Ezequiel Sosiuk.
Session 7: "Visualization"
This session, led by Abigail Nieves Delgado and Iris Clever, will take a broad view of visualization from the 18th to 20th centuries across a range of traditions. Please find the list of readings below and all readings either hyperlinked or in the zip file.
Kateřina Kolářová, "Rehabilitative Post-Socialism: Disability, Race, Gender, and Sexuality and the Limits of National Belonging" (forthcoming with University of Michigan Press).
The meeting will be a discussion of a chapter entitled “The Inadaptable (Non-)Citizen: The Racialised Logic of the Provisionally Permanent Abandonment."
Ashley Gonik, Doctoral Candidate at Harvard University
"Printed Calendars, Inside and Out"
Hanna Lucia Worliczek, Department of History, University of Vienna (Austria), ch. ms. "Of fibroblasts and antibodies on Long Island - The becoming of molecularized imaging at the intersection of tumor virus research and cell biology at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in the 1970s"
Medical Manuscripts in the Age of Print , a joint talk by Dr Lori Jones and Winston Black
Lori Jones, PhD
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, Carleton University, Department of History, University of Ottawa
Winston E Black, Instructor in Medieval History at Dalhousie University and Idaho State University
Matthew Vollgraff (The Warburg Institute), Title TBA
Meghan K. Roberts (Associate Professor of History, Bowdoin College), title TBA
Comment by Suman Seth, Marie Underhill Noll Professor of the History of Science, Cornell University
Material and visual qualities of medieval medical manuscripts
Mary Yearl (McGill University), Julia Nurse (Wellcome Collection), Jess Bailey (Phd candidate, University of California, Berkeley), Dr Andrew Griebelerill University), Julia Nurse (Wellcome Collection), Jess Bailey (Phd candidate, University of California, Berkeley), Dr Andrew Griebeler
Hanin Hannouch (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz / Max-Planck-Institut), Title TBA
Edna Bonhomme, Title TBA
Mirjam Brusius (German Historical Institute London), Title TBA