2017-18 STS Speaker Series

"Science Fact, Science Fiction"

 

Portrait of Evelynn Hammondsthat she sentEvelynn Hammonds

Harvard University

“The Marginalization of Experience: Women of Color in STEM”

Tuesday, September 19th at 12:30-2 PM

VCU Student Commons (907 Floyd Ave.), Richmond Salons I-II

For a description of Dr. Hammonds' talk, click here.


Headshot of Stuart FiresteinStuart Firestein

Columbia University

“Ignorance, Uncertainty, Doubt and Failure – Why Science Is so Successful”

Tuesday, October 24th from 12:30-2 PM

VCU Student Commons (907 Floyd Ave.), Richmond Salons I-II

For a description of Dr. Firestein's talk, click here.


Kismet's headFrankenstein Dissected

in honor of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelly's novel.
(in collaboration with the Humanities Research Center)

Featuring a Panel Discussion on "Artificial Life -- Past, Present and Future"

Wednesday, November 15th, 4-5:30 PM

VCU Cabell Library Lecture Hall (3rd floor, room 303)

   For a description of this event and the panelists, click here.