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Digital HPS Workshop 2013
September 6-7, 2013
Dogwood Room, IMU

Organized by William Newman and IU's CATAPULT Center, this workshop will assemble a group of leading figures in Digital Humanities, Computational Analysis, and History and Philosophy of Science to discuss current projects and developments at the intersection of these fields.

Please visit http://digitalhps.org/node/151 for more information and schedule.

Exhibit: Visualizing DiseaseExhibit: Visualizing Disease
Lilly Library, Main Gallery
Sep 9–Dec 20, 2013.

Curated by Professor Domenico Bertoloni Meli,this exhibit explores pathological illustrations from the 16th century to the first half of the 19th, and documents how they helped transform our understanding of disease

FredChurchillWorkshop on the History of Biology In Honor of Fred Churchill
On the Occasion of his 80th Birthday
Dec 7–8; Ballantine Hall 003.

Ron GiereWe welcome Adjunct Professor Ron Giere back to Bloomington!

The second reunionAfter a slow start - as in all good parties - the second HPSC reunion turned out to be a fun event, which went on well past midnight and attracted many current members, alumni, and friends of the department. The photo (courtesy of Marsha Richmond) shows Nico Bertoloni Meli with Jim Ruffner, from the entering class of 1960 (our first year!) Jim took classes with Norwood Russell Hanson, Ed Grant, and Roger Buck. Among his fellow students were David Lindberg and David Hull. Jim has written seminal works on the theory of comets, especially on Newton. His latest contribution was published last year and can be found here.

Jubilee EventTo coincide with the opening of the Integrated HPS3 conference in Bloomington on 23 September 2010, the Department hosted a special alumni panel celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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