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Cordelia Fine

Professor of History and Philosophy of Science

Science, Gender & Equality

Free Event October 9 @ 7:00 pm

 

Science has long shaped understanding of the feasibility and desirability of workplace gender equality. This talk will explore themes at the contested and controversial intersection of science, gender, and equality.

Margaret O’Mara

Professor of History

Silicon Politics

Free Event November 7 @ 7:00 pm

 

Behind current headlines about tech’s disruption of American politics and privacy lies a largely hidden political history that spans more than seven decades. Drawing from her forthcoming book, THE CODE: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America, Margaret O’Mara talks about the relationships between the Valley, Sacramento, and Washington DC that reshaped American politics and finance in the modern age.

Tobias Rees

Reid Hoffman Professor of Humanities

The Human After “The Human”

Free Event November 26 @ 7:00 pm

 

The modern concept of ‘the human’ was invented by European philosophers between the 17th and 19th century. Today, fields like AI and biotech have rendered this philosophical concept radically insufficient. Dr. Rees discusses the repercussions for the human sciences.