STS Graduate Student Conference

The annual STS Graduate Student Conference will be held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY on February 19-22, 2010. The conference will be hosted by RPI's Department of Science and Technology Studies. They invite papers from all corners of the STS field. Submission deadline: February 1, 2010.

STS Graduate Student Conference
New Directions in STS
Probing Science & Technology
February 19-21, 2010
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY


The annual STS Graduate Student Conference will be held at Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY on 19-22 of February, 2010. The
conference will be hosted by RPI's Department of Science and
Technology Studies. Graduate students are invited to present their
work in an informal setting ideal for feedback, discussion, and
meeting fellow colleagues.

They invite papers from all corners of the STS field. Works in progress,
along with presentations based on seminar papers and dissertation
chapters are all welcome. Graduate students of all levels are
encouraged to attend and present! Those who wish to simply attend and
not present are also welcome.

Tentative Schedule

The conference will begin Friday evening, February 19, 2010, with a
reception and will be followed by presentations beginning on Saturday
morning. Each presentation will be 20 minutes with a 10 minute
question & discussion period to immediately follow. Sunday morning
there will be a panel of distinguished STS scholars in who will
discuss their opinions on new directions in the Science and Technology
Studies field.

Logistics
The conference is free. A reception on Friday, breakfast, lunch, and
coffee Saturday and Sunday, as well as a party on Saturday will all be
provided. Accommodations can be arranged with local students.
Unfortunately, funds are not available to defray transportation costs
to and from the conference. Projectors and printers will also be
available for use.

Submission/Registration Guidelines
Please submit at 250 word abstract along with your name, affiliation,
year of study, and email address to STSGradConf@gmail.com by Monday,
February 1, 2010. If you would like to attend but will not be
presenting a paper send only your contact information. In both cases
please indicate if you will need lodging (and if you have any pet
allergies!).

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