Saint Louis University
St. Louis, Missouri
October 12-15, 2000
This conference is designed to further conversations begun at previous
conferences among historians of science, medicine, and technology.
Together we can promote greater interchange among a variety of
disciplines while recognizing the uniqueness of each.
PLENARY SESSION ONE
"Power and Expertise"
This plenary session is designed to explore the dynamics between history
and practice. Each of the disciplines will be represented by a
practitioner and an historian.
Medicine: Margaret Marsh/Wanda Ronner
Technology: Ruth Schwartz Cowan/Jill Tietjen
Science: Margaret Rossiter/Neena Schwartz
PLENARY SESSION TWO
"Shaping the Future of History"
The focus of this session will be on the projected role of gender in
future scholarship and will be conducted in a roundtable format with
general introductory comments. Participants will then have the
opportunity to discuss the various themes within smaller groups.
Moderators: Rima Apple, Charlotte Borst, Sally Gregory Kohlstedt, Nina
Lerman, Arwen Mohun
Ruth E. Davis and Melissa McClaren, "Engaging Women's Visions for Useful
Susan Fitzpatrick, "Organizations of Women in Science: To Belong or Not
Barbara Lazarus, "Cultural Change through Undergraduate Research"
Judith McGaw, "Why Not Outhouses? Technological Change through Women's
These papers cover a wide range of topics within the history of science,
medicine, and technology. For a complete schedule of sessions and
presenters, see the website (address below)
Contact the Hyatt Regency at Union Station at (314) 231-1234 for hotel
accomodations. Be sure to mention the Women in Science, Medicine, and
Technology conference at Saint Louis University to receive the
Shuttle service will be provided between the hotel and the Saint Louis
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