Day 2: Staging Science

University of Toronto’s Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology presents Staging Science.

Location:
Victoria University, Rm. 323
Victoria College, University of Toronto
73 Queens Park Cres. E,
Toronto, ON
M5S 1K7

Schedule:
9:00 am –  Welcome to Day 2: Staging Science by Greg Rupik and introduction to the exhibit of the University of Toronto’s Scientific Instrument Collection by Paul Greenham

9:30 am –  Session One: Erin Grosjean,  Dinner in the Iguanodon Model in The Illustrated London News: The Construction of Scientific Authority in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical

10:00 am – Session Two: Mariya Boyko,  Reflection of the New Mathematics Education Movement in Soviet Pedagogical Journals: USSR’s and US’s Struggles Towards Constructing a ‘Modern’ Mathematics Curriculum

10:30 am – Coffee Break

11:00 am – Session Three: John MacCormick,  Science, Rhetoric and Morality in Seneca’s Naturales Quaestiones

11:30 am – Panel: Morning Wrap-Up (Erin Grosjean, Mariya Boyko, John MacCormick)

11:50 am – Lunch

1:30 pm – Session Four: Gui Oliveria,  Scaffolds, not Fictions: Mediation and Representation in Scientific Modeling

2:00 pm – Session Five: Cynthia Tang,  Disease Definitions and Competing Treatments: The Case of Cholelithiasis

2:30 pm –  Coffee Break

3:00 pm – Session Six: Ezgi Ince,  A Universe of Poetry, Poetry in the Universe: Blake’s “Auguries of Innocence” and Feynman’s “The Value of Science”

3:30 pm – Panel: Afternoon Wrap-Up (Gui Oliveira, Cynthia Tang, Ezgi Ince)

3:50 pm – Conference Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks

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