Making Knowledge and the Problem of Place: Midwest STS Conference, May 8-9

MAKING KNOWLEDGE AND THE PROBLEM OF PLACE
A Midwest Conference for Science and Technology Studies
May 8-9, 2015 at Northwestern University
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Registration is free but requested:
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 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 see below or go to our website:
For participants coming from outside Northwestern, a small number of hotel rooms are available for reservation through April 22nd at a reduced rate of $149 at the Hilton Orrington Hotel, two blocks from campus. Please call 1-800-HILTONS and mention the “Science in Human Culture conference” to receive the group rate.
For additional information, please contact Aileen Robinson at shcmakingknowledge@gmail.com