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Historicizing masculinities: A mini-conference on “Masculinity in Science”

May 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This conference explores masculinity as a subject of science and as a characteristic of research and researchers. Presentations focus on science from the eighteenth to the twentieth century and deal with the social and biological sciences as well as computer science.


  • Mary Terrall | History, UCLA. Masculine Knowledge for the Public Good: The Scientific Household of Réaumur
  • April Trask | Post Doctoral Scholar, OID, UCLA. Malleable Men: Sexology, Masculinity, and Testicular Modification in Germany, 1880-1933
  • Erika Milam | History, Princeton. Men in Groups: Evolution, Gender, and Sexuality during the Cold War
  • Nathan Ensmenger | School of Informatics & Computing, Indiana University. The Manly Art of Programming? A Gendered History of the Computing Profession

Questions? Please email Andrea Goldman (goldman@ucla.edu) or Kate Norberg (knorberg@ucla.edu).

Organized with Mary Terrall and cosponsored by the UCLA History of Science Colloquium & the UCLA Center for Digital Humanities. Supported by the Robert N. Burr Department Chair Fund.


May 20, 2015
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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