The 2013-2014 STS Seminar Series continues on Tuesday Feb. 4,with a talk by University of Lübeck Professor Cornelius Borck. His talk is titled, “How We May Think: Imaging and Writing Technologies Across the History of the Neurosciences”. Borck with be speaking in 320 Bethune College, from 12:30 to 2pm.
Borck has a wide range of research interests, including research aesthetics, neuro-philosophy and the blurred boundaries between scientific and artistic practice. He is also interested in the ways in which new technologies change both how neuroscience is practiced and how neuroscientific research is disseminated to the general public. He is the author of numerous publications in both German and English.
The 2013-2014 Research Seminar Series in Science & Technology Studies explores the roles of instruments and media as investigators of organic worlds at various scales and in various settings. The sites of these experimental investigations are examined to highlight the social roles, scenes and the actors engaged in these inquiries.
For the full calendar, visit the the Research Seminar Series in Science and Technology Studies website. The STS Seminar Series is sponsored by Situating Science Cluster Grant, iSTS, Department of Natural Science, Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Faculty of Science, Bethune College, and the Canadian Research Chair in Sustainability and Culture.
The seminar is free and open to the public.