Professor Evelyn Fox Keller , Author Of Books On Science And Society,
To Give Presentation At University Of Virginia
11, 2000 -- Author Evelyn Fox Keller, professor of
history and philosophy of science in the Program in Science, Technology
and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present
a discussion Thursday, Feb. 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the Rotunda Dome
Room at the University of Virginia.
subject will be "Linking Organisms and Computers: Theory and Practice
in Contemporary Molecular Biology."
panel discussion, "Reflections on Keller and Science," with U.Va.
assistant professor of medicine Borjana Mikic and others will be
held Friday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m. in Minor Hall, Room 225.
received her Ph.D. in theoretical physics at Harvard University
and worked for a number years at the interface of physics and biology
before taking her present position at MIT.
is the author of "A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work
of Barbara McClintock," "Reflections on Gender and Science," "Secrets
of Life, Secrets of Death: Essays on Language, Gender and Science,"
and "Refiguring Life: Metaphors of Twentieth Century Biology."
presentation is sponsored by the Forum for Contemporary Thought
more information, contact Joshua Dienstag at (804) 924-3664 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fariss Samarrai, (804) 924-3778