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Spring history workshops set through April 27

4:20 p.m., Feb. 16, 2004--The University’s spring “History Workshop in Technology, Society and Culture” lecture series, begins Feb. 17 and continues through April 27. The free public lectures are held from 12:15-1:45 p.m., Tuesdays, in 203 Munroe Hall. Participants are invited to bring a brown bag lunch.

Speakers and their topics include:

  • “Turning Tinkering into Tampering: Monitoring Behavior in Late-20th Century Garages,” by Kevin Borg, James Madison University, Feb. 17;
  • “Manufacturing Modernity: Machine Makers in Early National Alabama,” by Angela Lakwete, Auburn University, Feb. 24;
  • “The Fresh Air Program and the Church of the Brethern in Baltimore, 1954-1971,” by Jessica I. Elfenbein, University of Baltimore, March 2;
  • “Industrial Research and Development as a Problem in the U.S. History of Science, Technology and Business, 1875-2000,” by David Hounshell, Carnegie Mellon University, March 9;
  • “Hearts of Glass: Toledo’s Corporate Architecture and the Politics of Urban Renewal,” by Stuart W. Leslie, Johns Hopkins University, March 16;
  • “Industrial History and the Post-industrial Public: Lowell National Historic Park at a Crossroads,” by Carolyn M. Goldstein, Lowell National Historic Park, March 30;
  • “Tales from the CEO’s Office,” by John Carter, Independence Seaport Museum, April 6;
  • “When Small Was Beautiful: The Rise and Fall of the Appropriate Technology Movement in America,” by Carroll Pursell, Case Western Reserve University, April 13;
  • “Reinventing Accuracy: The Case of the Electronic Wristwatch,” by Carlene Stephens and Maggie Dennis, Smithsonian Institution, April 20; and
  • “Antitrust and Technology Policy in Cold War America,” by Steve Usselman, Georgia Institute of Technology, April 27.

For more information, call 831-2371.

Article by Jerry Rhodes

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