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Doctoral Colloquium

The doctoral colloquium is a student-run colloquium that enables graduate students to try out grant proposals, present dissertation chapters, give practice job talks, discuss issues of professional development and hear visiting speakers. The colloquium meet virtually via Zoom on Mondays 4:30-6:00pm.

The 2020-21 Colloquium Coordinator is Clay Davis.

Students who would like to be added to the colloquium mailing list should contact Janet Hundrieser, the Science in Human Culture Program Administrator.


Schedule for 2020-2021

Fall Quarter

September 21- Introductions and planning for the quarter

October 19 - The colloquium will discuss Michelle Murphy’s The Economization of LifeThe book is available for free as an e-book from Northwestern’s library/

November 9 - Sergio Sismondo, the editor of Social Studies of Science, will speak with the colloquium about publishing.


Winter Quarter

February 1 - Writing Workshop focusing on grant proposals, dissertation chapters and conference papers

February 8 - In preparation for Professor Naveeda Khan's Klopsteg Lecture on March 1, we will read and discuss "Dogs and Humans and What Earth Can Be".

February 22 - A panel of former SHC affiliates, Darcy Heuring, Jessica Koski and Elise Lipkowitz will discuss their experiences making the transition from doctoral work to non-academic work in Academic Administration, NGO's and Government Service.

Spring Quarter

April 26

May 5


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