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Science & Technology Studies Seminar: Gregg Mitman on an expedition film never made

Feb 13, 2014, 12:30pm-2pm

Science historian Gregg Mitman gives a talk, Cinematic Journeys: The Many Lives of an Expedition Film Never Made.

Mitman is the Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is founding director of the Nelson Institute's Center for Culture, History and Environment, and curates Madison'sTales from Planet Earth film festival. His research and teaching interests include environmental history, the history of science and medicine, as well as the visual culture of scientific knowledge production and dissemination. His most recent work explores the role of  science and medicine in the changing relationship between the United States and the tropical world, with a focus on the Firestone Plantations Company in Liberia. Motivated by a desire to build a more just and equitable environment, he is a frequent guest on national radio and science podcasts in the United States.

*IMPORTANT NOTICE: This talk has been moved to Stedman Lecture Hall F


Location:Stedman Lecture Hall F
Sponsor:Institute for Science & Technology Studies
Posted by:Cameron Murray
Web Sitehttp://stsseminarseries.info.yorku.ca/
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