212: Sciences of Nonmodernity, Now

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Friday, Jan 4, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Columbus G

Session Information

Description: This roundtable brings together scholars studying various traditions of understanding the natural world that have been deemed nonmodern—from panpsychism to medieval remedies, from indigenous practices to early modern outlooks. What insights and critical challenges does “nonmodernity” bring to the humanistic study of science today?


Julie Orlemanski, U of Chicago


Stephanie Bernhard, Salisbury U

Jennifer Jahner, California Inst. of Tech.

Eric Gurevitch, U of Chicago

Susan Lanzoni, Harvard U Division of Continuing Education

Stephanie Shirilan, Syracuse U

David Simon, U of Maryland, College Park