2005-2006 Klopsteg Lecture Series
"The Use and Abuse of Chocolate in 17th Century Medical Theory"
"Making Things Public"
"The Look of Silence: Visualizing Echoes"
"Making the Modern Bubonic Plague in Colonial Cambodia"
"The Case of 'Sade': Constructing the Sadistic Individual in the Nineteenth Century"
"Scientific Conversations in the Enlightenment Public Sphere"
"The Science and Politics of Autonomous Thought in Cold War America"
Jessica Riskin, Department of History, Stanford University
"Mechanical Christs, Hydraulic Brutes and the Invention of Consciousness."
Judith Schloegel, Argonne National Laboratory
"Disciplinary Identity and the Origins of Environmental Research at Argonne National Laboratory, 1955-1975"
Jan Goldstein, Department of History, University of Chicago
"Neutralizing Freud: Some Thoughts on the Implications of the Lycee Philosophy Class for the Reception of Psychoanalysis in France"
Elizabeth Williams, Department of History, Oklahoma State University
"Did the Enlightenment Recognize Eating Disorders? Digestion and Neurosis in Vitalist Medicine of the Late Eighteenth Century"