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Jimena Canales (Harvard University) on "Other Histories: A Tenth of a Second"

Co-sponsored by the Program in History of Science

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Date/Time: 02/08/12 at 12:00 pm - 02/08/12 at 1:00 pm

Jimena Canales is Associate Professor at the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University. She specializes in the history and philosophy of the physical sciences. Areas of interest include epistemology, science and representation, and theories of modernity and postmodernity. Her recent book "A Tenth of a Second: A History" (2010) has been widely praised in scholarly reviews and journalistic forums. Canales has published on the history of architecture, film, relativity theory, and nineteenth and early twentieth-century science and philosophy.

Category: PLAS Lecture

Department: Program in Latin American Studies