Seminars

  • Founded
    2018
  • Seminar Number
    791

The Seminar on Science and Subjectivity was established in 2018 after a prior period of a few years as a class in the Hovde Seminar series at the Heyman Center. The Seminar continues to follow the format that worked well in that earlier iteration: we all read a book in advance of the session; we all have something to say about it; then we all have dinner and continue the conversation.  In future sessions we plan to invite scholars who are focused on the work we are discussing to join our discussions; otherwise, we plan to remain a convivial group of interested and articulate readers willing to delve deeply into the intersection of science and individual subjective experience.


Co-Chairs
Professor Robert Pollack
rep3@columbia.edu

Professor Peter Gruenberger
peter.gruenberger@gmail.com

Rapporteur
Nataly Shahaf
ns3050@columbia.edu


All seminars will continue to meet virtually through February 2022. Meeting links provided upon RSVP. Meeting dates and times are subject to change.

Meeting Schedule

08/26/2021 Online Meeting
12:00 PM
'the code breaker' by Walter Isaacson
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10/07/2021 Online Meeting
12:00 PM

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11/11/2021 Online Meeting
12:00 PM

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12/09/2021 Online Meeting
12:00 PM

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01/13/2022 Online Meeting
12:00 PM

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02/10/2022 Online Meeting
12:00 PM
'the anatomy of hope' by jerome groopman
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03/11/2022 Location TBD
12:00 PM
'perfect rigor' by masha gessen
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04/14/2022 Location TBD
12:00 PM
'the overstory' by richard powers
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05/12/2022 Location TBD
12:00 PM
'parable of the sower' by octavia butler
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