Woods Hole Digital HPS Workshop


Goal: To establish a workable community-wide digital infrastructure for HPS, discuss current existing solutions, draft a plan for an architecture and establish short, medium and long term goals and programming developments.


The Message is in the Movies


For the fourth year, Jason Robert, the Franca Oreffice Dean’s Distinguished Professor in the Life Sciences, is turning his classroom into a movie theater during the fall and spring semesters, and the public is invited.


The Center for Biology and Society at ASU Welcomes HSS to Phoenix


Welcome to the HSS local arrangements website, which is embedded within the website of ASU´s Center for Biology and Society, your local meeting hosts. We are eager to welcome our HSS Friends to the Phoenix meeting on November 19-21, 2009.


Spring 2010 Bioethics in Film Series


Once again the Bioethics in Film Series is showing films that are open to students and the public. This semester the theme is Death and Dying and explores the social, clinical, legal, ethical, and personal/interpersonal aspects of the process of dying, and...


Dr. Domenico Bertoloni Meli Seminar


The Center for Biology and Society is presenting a talk by Dr. Domenico Bertoloni Meli, Chair of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University this Friday, April 2nd at 3:30pm. Dr. Meli shares his work and speaks to students and faculty on the "Shifting Practices of Vivisection in the...


"The Whys and Hows of Establishing New Model Systems in Evo Devo" Workshop in Paris


"Since the early 1990s, evo-devo researchers have recognized the limitations of the standard model organisms, and have attempted to establish new model systems as flagship species for evo-devo studies. One strategy for adopting new model systems for evo-devo is...


History and Philosophy of Biology in the Desert


On February 4-6, 2011 the Center for Biology and Society will bring together graduate students to Tempe, Arizona for “History and Philosophy of Biology in the Desert" (HPBD). This informal workshop features graduate student presentations and discussion of ongoing research to facilitate discussion among graduate students and faculty members working in the history and philosophy of biology...


Bioethics in Film Series


The medium of film allows a powerful and often times visceral tool for examining issues regarding environmental destruction or how people relate to wilderness. The 2011 Spring Semester Bioethics Film Series “Wildlife and Wilderness Values” offers four penetrating approaches as to how our personal values intersect with nature...


Biology and Society Lecture Series


Free, and open to the public, the 2011 Biology and Society Lecture Series will explore bioethics as a domain of philosophical inquiry, as a form of professionalized expertise, as a culturally embedded set of practices and discourses, and as a nationally situated resource of governance.


American Society for Environmental History Conference 2011 held in Phoenix, AZ


The Center for Biology and Society is a sponsor of the American Society for Environmental History Conference in Phoenix, AZ.


SOLS Seminar Series Speaker: Julie Luft


As part of the SoLS Seminar Series, Dr Julie Luft presents "Traveling to the Intersection of Research and Practice in Undergrad Biology Education."


Bioethics Film Series: Controlling Reproduction


Through a mixture of films and short texts that span a period from the 1930s to the present, participants explore what controlling reproduction has meant, what fascinations and revulsions, hopes and fears, cataclysmic and fantastical futures have been imagined.

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