Fall 2022 Schedule

Sept. 9[no talk; introduction to course]
Sept. 16Nick Seaver
(Tufts University)
Computing Taste: Care and Control in Algorithmic Music Recommendation
Sept. 23Chloe Ahmann
(Cornell University)
How Waste Became Renewable in Baltimore: A Cautionary Tale
Sept. 30Lukas Rieppel
(Brown University)
Locating the Central Asiatic Expedition: Epistemic Imperialism in Early 20th Century Paleontology
Oct. 7thAris Komporozos-Athanasiou
(University College London)
Speculative Communities: Living with Uncertainty in a Financialized World
Oct. 14AI Bill of Rights[discussion, enrolled students only]
Oct. 21Adam Romero
(UW Bothell)
Industrial Chemicals, Public Finance, and the Production of Investable Farmland
Oct. 28Desen Ozkan, Bridget Moynihan, and Sam Fried
(Tufts University)
Black Boxes and Green Jobs: Modeling Offshore Wind Farms
Nov. 4Michelle Spektor
(Tufts University)
Measuring the Nation: Eugenics, Biometrics, and British Policymaking in the early 20th Century
Nov. 11[no class – Veterans’ Day]
Nov. 18Jamie Lorimer
What do beavers tell us about life in the Anthropocene?
Nov. 25[no class – Thanksgiving Break]
Dec. 2Joshua Evans
(Danish Technical University)
From critiquing science to doing science differently: stories from the culinary frontier
Dec. 9
Megan Mueller
(Tufts University)
The Science and Practice of Human-Animal Interaction