Schedule

February 28

5:00–6:30pm ET

gathertown

 

Icebreaking session with Conference Participants only

March 1

5:00–6:45pm ET

Crowdcast/Zoom

Welcome

Jeremy Greene (Johns Hopkins University)
Jaipreet Virdi (University of Delaware)

 

Session I: Hardware/Software

Moderator: Hannah Zeavin (Berkeley University of California)
Gerardo Con Diaz (University of California, Davis), “Programming the Clinic: IBM and Hospital Administration”
Jeremy Greene (Johns Hopkins University), “The Computer In the Clinic: Automating the Medical Interface”

March 9

5:00–6:30pm ET

Crowdcast/Zoom

Session II: Prosthetic Histories

Moderator: Bess Williamson (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)
Caroline Lieffers (The King’s University), “Colonialist Prosthetics”
Coreen McGuire (Durham University), “Breathlessness Technologies”

 

6:30–7:00pm ET

gathertown

Breakout Session I

(conference participants only)

 

March 17

5:00–6:30pm ET

Crowdcast/Zoom

Session III: Everyday Technologies

Moderator: Lee Vinsel (Virginia Tech)
Jaipreet Virdi (University of Delaware), “Fitting Hearing Aids”
Deirdre Cooper Owens (University of Nebraska, Lincoln), “Speculum”

 

March 25

5:00–6:30pm ET

Crowdcast/Zoom

Session IV: Technologies in Translation

Moderator: Yulia Frumer (Johns Hopkins University)
Projit Mukharji (University of Pennsylvania), “Injekshan Chikitsa: Small Technologies and Subaltern Therapeutics in 20th Century India”
Tatiana Chudakova (Tufts University), “Finding Resonance: Translating Electroacupuncture in Russia’s Medical Diagnostic Technologies”

 

6:30–7:00pm ET

gathertown

Breakout Session II

(conference participants only)

 

March 29

5:00–6:30pm ET

Crowdcast/Zoom

Session V: Visualization

Moderator: Theodore Porter (University of California, Los Angeles)
Joseph November (University of South Carolina), “Digital Visualizations & the CAT Scan”
Wen Shen (University of California, San Francisco), “The Adrenal Incidentaloma”

 

April 6

5:00–6:30pm ET

Crowdcast/Zoom

Session VI: Instruments

Moderator: Benjamin Gross (Linda Hall Library)
Elaine Leong (University College London), “Materiality & Health Technologies in Early Modern Britain”
Shelley McKellar (Western University), “Cutting as Cure”

 

6:30–7:30pm ET

gathertown

Wrap-up & conclusions