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STS Food for Thought: Sophia Roosth - "Of Foams and Formalisms: Scientific Expertise and Craft Practice in Molecular Gastronomy"

When May 14, 2011
from 12:00 PM to 01:35 PM
Where SSH 1246
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"Of Foams and Formalisms: Scientific Expertise and Craft Practice in Molecular Gastronomy"
Sophia Roosth
Pembroke Center Fellow
Brown Unviersity

March 14, Noon, 1246 SSH
Food for Thought
Pizza Served

Co-sponsored by Technocultural Studies, American Studies, Critical Studies, and Science & Technology Studies

Please join us this coming Monday, March 14, Noon, for a "Food for Thought" event. Read the paper "Of Foams and Formalisms" and come prepared to share pizza and discussion with Sophia Roosth. Roosth is an interdisciplinary scholar, with a PhD from MIT in the STS. She is author of "Screaming Yeast: Sonocytology, Cytoplasmic Milieus, and Cellular Subjectivities" (Critical Inquiry, 2009). Her current project is entitled: "Crafting Life: A Sensory Ethnography of Fabricated Biologies".

1246 SSH (aka Deathstar), easiest way to find it is to enter the parking lot between Young & SSH off A St. At the end of the parking lot turn right and walk between two buildings. Off to your left is a sliding glass door. 1246 is inside to your left.

RSVPs encouraged

to receive the reading please contact Chris Kortright: cmkortright@ucdavis.edu


More info on her projects can be found in a talk she gave
http://diybio.org/blog/crafting-the-biological
and a syllabus she teaches
http://www.sensorystudies.org/?page_id=8

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