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Tianna S. Paschel is an assistant professor in the Departments of African American Studies and Sociology, University of California–Berkeley. Co-sponsored by the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies.
“AROUSED: The History of Hormones & How They Control Just About Everything.”This talk will highlight landmark events in hormone history as well as the cultural and political influences on medical progress and marketing. We will hear about the scientists who recognized the concept of hormones and review the history of hormone replacement therapy.
From early drone experiments in the Pacific during World War II to the apparatus of FOIA, this panel tracks the racial and imperial logics of different forms of state surveillance during the so-called American century and its aftermath. Katherine Fehr Chandler (Culture and Politics, Georgetown University) and Anjali Nath (American Studies, University of California, Davis)
“What We Can Learn from Pink Dolphins: Key Tensions, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Environmental Humanities.” Joni Adamson (English and Environmental Humanities, Arizona State University). Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
A lecture by Benjamin H. Johnson, Associate Professor of History, and Institute of Environmental Sustainability Faculty, Loyola University Chicago. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
A lecture by Samuel K. Roberts, Associate Professor of History (Columbia Univ. Sch. of Arts & Sciences); Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences (Columbia Univ. Mailman School of Public Health)
Stephanie LeMenager, Moore Endowed Professor, Department of English, University of Oregon. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.