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October 2019

What is Food and Who Decides?: Insects as Food

October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Meadowridge Branch, Madison Public Library, 5726 Raymond Rd
Madison, WI 53711
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What is Food and Who Decides?: Insects as Food Though insects have long been dietary mainstays in many parts of the world, interest in farmed insects as food is only now beginning to catch on…

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Preparing for Climate Change: Learning, Adaptation and Our Climate Future

October 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, 330 North Orchard Street
Madison, WI 53715
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Preparing for Climate Change: Learning, Adaptation and Our Climate Future A talk and discussion, led by Noah Weeth Feinstein, Director of the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies Noah Weeth Feinstein will introduce the…

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What is Food and Who Decides?: Current Debates About Milk and Meat

October 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Oregon Public Library, 256 Brook Street
Oregon, WI
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Are plant-based milks milk? Is meat really meat if it is grown in a lab? Which stakeholders will get a say in making these decisions about our food? How can the public get involved in…

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November 2019

The Character of Science: A Virtue Theoretic Account

November 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Character of Science: A Virtue Theoretic Account Robert T. Pennock, PhD, Michigan State University Philosophers, historians and sociologists are used to analyzing the character of science in methodological and social terms, though these perspectives…

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December 2019

Fall Term Holtz Center Student Meet & Greet

December 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Kelsey Wright’s Home (near Capital), Location to be distributed to attendees
Madison, WI
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STS Students are invited to the Fall Holtz Center Student Meet and Greet on December 10th. This is a Holtz Center-sponsored end-of-year gathering of students interested in STS. This event will be at Kelsey Wright's…

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February 2020

Holtz Center Annual Meeting & Reception

February 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Steenbock’s on Orchard, 330 North Orchard Street
Madison, WI
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Holtz Center members should please consider joining us for the Holtz Center’s annual meeting and reception. Appetizers and soft drinks will be served, cash bar.

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March 2020

Technology’s Impact on Local Elections

March 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Technology's Impact on Local Elections Tuesday, March 10, 7:00 pm, Play Circle Theater, UW Memorial Union A panel featuring City of Madison officials, voting advocates and scholars. Topics will include the impact of technologies on…

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SUGAR MACHINE: Medical Technologies and Plantation Legacies in the Caribbean Diabetes Epidemic

March 24, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Amy Moran-Thomas, Associate Professor of Anthropology at MIT LACIS Lunchtime Series Sponsored by LACIS and Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies "Sugar... has been one of the massive demographic forces in world history," anthropologist…

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April 2020

Finger Printing and Finger Pointing: Debating India’s Biometric State

April 9, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Finger Printing and Finger Pointing: Debating India’s Biometric State STS Colloquium with Vijayanka Nair, Anthropology Full abstract has been emailed to participants.   Participate online Meeting number: 624 927 964 Passcode: Holtz

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March 2021

Annmarie Mol Discussion with STS Graduate Students

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Holtz Center graduate students who enjoyed Annemarie Mol’s March 4th presentation, should consider another unique, intimate discussion with Professor Mol next week. STS graduate students are invited to a private, online meeting with Professor Mol…

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