Midwestern Science Studies Conference (May 8-9): registration now open

On May 8-9, the Science in Human Culture Program at Northwestern University will host its second Midwestern science studies conference on the theme "Making Knowledge and the Problem of Place." In addition to keynote speaker Adriana Petryna, we have an exciting line-up of speakers and commentators who work on East and South Asia, North and West Africa, Central and Western Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America.
For a full program and link to free registration, please see our conference website:  http://www.shc.northwestern.edu/events/2015%20conference/may2015conference.html
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Please circulate this within your campus communities and do encourage people to register. We are delighted already to have students and faculty registered from 15 universities and colleges across the Midwest and Canada!
For students coming from afar, we're happy to help coordinate housing with other grad students; please contact Aileen Robinson (shcmakingknowledge@gmail.com) as soon as possible so that she can make these arrangements.

A Midwest Conference for Science and Technology Studies
May 8-9, 2015 at Northwestern University
Keynote Speaker on Friday, May 8 at 4:30 pm:
Adriana Petryna, Anthropology Department, University of Pennsylvania
"What is a Horizon? Extinction and Borrowed Time Amid Climate Change."
Panelists and Chairs on Saturday, May 9, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm:
Samer Alatout, Ellen Amster, Anita Chan, Mariana Craciun, Tara Dosumu Diener, Christopher Dunlap, Judith Farquhar, Thomas Gieryn, Eden Medina, Katya (Kai) Mishuris, Michelle Murphy, Pilar Ossorio, Eugene Raikhel, Margarita Rayzberg, Luciana de Souza Leao, and Daniel Stolz.
Meals are provided on May 9.
For the complete schedule of presentations, please go to our website:
Supported by the following Northwestern University funders and co-sponsors: the Klopsteg fund, the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, the Roberta Buffett Institute for Global Studies, and the Departments of Sociology, History, and Anthropology.