Fall 2018 Speakers Series

The School of History and Sociology presents the fall 2018 speakers series.  All talks are from 4:00 - 5:30 PM in room 104 of the Old Civil Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.  



August 27, 2018

Sven Beckert (Harvard University)
Note that this talk will be in the Student Success Center, President's Suite C&D
"Empire of Cotton: The Global Origins of Modern Capitalism"


September 17, 2018

Abby Kinchy (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
"Absence of Evidence, Evidence of Absence: Conceptualizing Ignorance in Environmental Controversies"


October 15, 2018

Kate Pride Brown (Georgia Tech)
"The Bully and the Bear: How Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin Exercise Power, and Why it Matters"


October 29, 2018

Clapperton Mavhunga (MIT)
"The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production"


November 5, 2018

Rayvon Fouché (Purdue University)
"Black History Month, Sneakers, and the Cultural Politics of Intellectual Property"


November 19, 2018

Andrew Zangwill (Georgia Tech)
"A Physicist Takes on History of Physics"


Questions about the HSOC Fall 2018 Speakers Series?
kristie.macrakis [at] hsoc.gatech.edu (Email Kristie Macrakis)