L. Syd Johnson (HU) was an ethics panelist at the workshop “Stem Cells, Neural Organoids, and Ex Vivo Human Brain Tissue: Science and Ethics” at Duke University. The workshop was sponsored by the Duke Science & Society Program and the NIH BRAIN Initiative, on May 11.
Andrew Fiss (HU) gave an invited presentation and participated in a two-day research workshop at the University of California, Berkeley on May 5-6. These events were part of the Algorithmic Thinking symposium, bringing together humanities scholars, data scientists and mathematicians in order to develop a better critical understanding of algorithms, i.e. the mathematical rules meant to govern the behavior of humans and machines. For more information see here.
Andrew Fiss (HU) published a research article entitled “Mathematics and Mourning: Textbook Burial and Student Culture Before and After the Civil War, 1853-1880” in the History of Education Quarterly. Read more here.
L. Syd Johnson (HU) gave two talks on disorders of consciousness at the Galveston Brain Injury Conference in Galveston, Texas, last Thursday and Friday (May 4-5).
Pictured here are faculty advisors and graduates, from left to right, Jennifer Slack, Nate Carpenter, Kirsti Arko, Joel Beatty, Stefka Hristova, Vicky Bergvall, Ann Brady, Ron Strickland and Yunana Ahmed.
Also participating in the ceremony but not present for this photo was Professor Emerita Beth Flynn.
Andrew Fiss (HU) published a review of Sara Hottinger’s “Inventing the Mathematician: Gender, Race and Our Cultural Understanding of Mathematics” in H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences.