Saturday, November 05, 2005

"What is Science Studies" at Franke Institute, Univ of Chicago

[And can I say? The Franke Institute puts on some great shows, but can we have some web presence please? A few links? A modest website mayhaps?]

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

11:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Franke Institute for the Humanities, 1100 East 57th Street, JRL S-118

Conference: What is Science Studies?
E-mail enquiries to: johns@uchicago.edu or jtresch@uchicago.edu

11:45-12:30
Buffet lunch

12:30-2:00
THE EMERGENCE OF SCIENCE STUDIES AS A DISCIPLINE:
historical formation/ internal institutional histories/ STS's emergence from other fields

Karin Knorr Cetina, University of Chicago
Robert Brain, University of British Columbia
Emily Martin, New York University

2:15-3:45
SCIENCE STUDIES AND ITS BOUNDARIES:
border relations with neighboring disciplines/ STS seen from the outside

Ken Alder, Northwestern University
Katherine Hayles, University of California at Los Angeles
John Carson, University of Michigan

4:00-5:15
Round table
TELEOLOGIES OF SCIENCE STUDIES:
what's at stake?/ political and ethical responsibilities/ relation to the public and to science/ consequences of institutionalization

Trevor Pinch, Cornell University
Thomas Gieryn, Indiana University
Adrian Johns, University of Chicago
Joseph Rouse, Wesleyan University