Calendar

Events of interest in the New York region

Ongoing

First Monday Tours Join us on the first Monday of every month (excluding holidays) to see highlights from the collection in the Drs. Barry and Bobbi Coller Rare Book Reading Room.
12 pm, meet in the Academy lobby, 1216 Fifth Ave at 103rd St.

November 2016

Nov 10 Shelley McKellar, Ph.D., Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of “Medicine, Western University, London Ontario
Surgical Transgressions? Michael DeBakey, Denton Cooley, and the Controversial Artificial Heart Case of 1969”
Columbia University Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
701 West 168th St. at Fort Washington Ave.
Refreshments, 5:30, Lecture, 6pm
Nov 17 Gabriela Soto Laveaga, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
“When Mexican Physicians Take to the Streets and to Villages”
The Iago Galdston Lecture
Talk at 6pm at the Academy, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
Free, register online.
Nov 28-29 18th International Conference on Grey Literature: Leveraging Diversity in Grey Literature
The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street

Details
Nov 30 Hello Islandora: Building a Digital Repository
The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
10am-5pm
Register here.
Nov 30 Grey Literature: Intro and Search Strategies
The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
10am-1pm
Register here.
Nov 30 Fabian Krämer, Assistant Professor of History, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
“The Two Cultures Avant La Lettre: The Sciences and the Humanities in the Nineteenth Century”
New York City History of Science Lecture Series
6pm at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue

December 2016

Dec 1 GreyLit Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
4pm-7pm
Free,register here.
Dec 14 Toshihiro Higuchi, Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University
“Birth of the ‘Atomic Tuna’: Radioactive Fallout, U.S.-Japan Alliance, and the Politics of Radiological Standards in the Mid-1950s”
New York City History of Science Lecture Series
6pm at NYU-Gallatin, Room 801, 1 Washington Place

January 2017

Jan 25 Sara Pritchard, Associate Professor of Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University
“Polluted Nightscapes: ‘Natural Night-Sky Brightness,’ Skyglow, and the U.S. National Park Service”
New York City History of Science Lecture Series
6pm, location TBD

February 2017

Feb 16 Seventh Annual History of Medicine and Public Health Night
6pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, Free, register online.
Feb 22 Stephanie Dick, Assistant Professor of History & Sociology of Science, Penn University
“After Math: Reasoning, Proving, and Computing in Postwar United States”
New York City History of Science Lecture Series
6pm, location TBD

March 2017

Mar 29 Neil Safier, Associate Professor of History, Brown University
“Where Entangled Empires and Early Modern Science Intertwine: An Iberoamerican Perspective”
New York City History of Science Lecture Series
6pm at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue/td>

April 2017

Apr 26 Ann-Sophie Barwich, Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, Columbia University
“Scent Track: What Can the History of Olfaction Tell Us About Theorizing in the Life Sciences?”
New York City History of Science Lecture Series
6pm at The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street

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