Upcoming Events





Wednesday,  November 7

Seasoning Sickness and the Imaginative Geography of the British Empire

Suman Seth, Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University

Wednesday, October 17

Work in Progress: “Technoscience vs. Technonature: Tools, Implements and Ancient Science”

Colin Webster, Classics, UC Davis

4217 Social Sciences & Humanities (History Department Library), 3:10–5:00

Friday,    October 5

Tulips and Turbans in Renaissance Art and Natural History

Vin Nardizzi, English, University of British Columbia

Friday,              April 27

Symposium: “Distillation and Alchemy: Science, Society and Sentiment”

William Eamon (New Mexico State), Bruce Moran (University of Nevada, Reno), John Rundin (UC Davis), John Slater (UC Davis), and Tiffany Werth (UC Davis)

Wednesday,      May 16

Work in Progress: “Science in the Service of Gnosis: Ibrahim Haqqi of Erzurum (d. 1780) and his Book of Gnosis”

Baki Tezcan, History, UC Davis

Tuesday,            April 3

Collecting Human Monsters in Early Modern Courts

Guido Guerzoni, Bocconi University and M9 Museum of the Twentieth Century

Monday,        February 26

Work in Progress: “Reducing Justice to Nothing”

Mario Biagioli, Science & Technology Studies and Law, UC Davis


Monday,      January 22

In Agony: The Body in Renaissance Medicine

Cynthia Klestinec, English, Miami University

Wednesday,    December 6

A History of Book Forgery

Nick Wilding, History, Georgia State University

Friday,      October 27

Work in Progress: “Birth by Hammer”

Anna Uhlig, Classics, UC Davis