Science, Technology, and Society – Lunch Seminar
Fall 2019 Schedule
|Sept 6||[no talk; introduction to course]|
|Math, Race, and Voting Rights|
|Sept 20||Ben Green
Harvard & AI Now!
|The Smart Enough City|
Princeton African American Studies
| A New Jim Code?
|Oct 4||Joe Auner
Tufts Music & STS
|Oct 11||Peter Levine
Tufts Political Science & Tisch College
|The Politics of Knowledge|
|Chimpanzee Technology and Cultural Transmission|
Samantha Jo Fried
|Environmentalism/National Security in Remote Sensing|
|Nov 1||Kris Manjapra
Tufts RCD & History
|The Scientific Bone Trade and Colonial Genocide|
|Nov 8||Enoch Lambert
Tufts Center for Cognitive Studies
|‘Conceptual Engineering’ in Philosophy|
|Nov 15||Aloni Cohen
BU CS & Law
|Compelled Decryption and the Fifth Amendment|
|Nov 22||James Murphy, Michael Hughes, Abiy Tasissa
Tufts Math / CS
|Algorithms and Explanations Panel|
|Nov 29||[no talk; Thanksgiving]|
|Ethics and Decisions in the Case of Artificial Hearts|
About the lunch seminar
STS Lunch Seminar runs as an undergraduate course through the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at Tufts. We expect it to be attended by a mix of undergraduates, faculty, and grads from nearby programs. The seminar meets on Fridays from 12-1:15 in the Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room. (Directions)
Seminar format: speakers should expect to present for about 40 minutes, leaving at least 30 minutes for questions and discussion. Students who are enrolled in the course will be expected to turn in a short response paper each week about the presentation from the previous week.
All are welcome, whether enrolled or not, whether Tufts-affiliated or not.
We’ll always serve lunch, and we’ll try to correctly anticipate attendance numbers!