Spring 2020 Colloquium Delivering an Exciting Lineup

This spring LSC’s science communication colloquium will once again bring acclaimed speakers to the UW-Madison campus. Attendees of the colloquium will hear from experts in science communication, science policy, science and technology studies, and new information technologies, among other interesting areas.

The colloquium takes place every Wednesday from 12:05 to 1 p.m. in Nancy Nicholas Hall 1125 unless otherwise noted on our social media platforms. All UW-Madison faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend, as well as members of the public.

This semester the colloquium is organized by LSC chair Dominique Brossard. You can find a list of this year’s speakers below and click on their names for more information about them.

Follow @UW_LSC or #uwlsc700 on Twitter for live tweets from the talks.

Interested but can’t make it to the colloquium? Check back after each week and a link by the speaker’s names will take you to a video of their talk. 

Speaker Schedule:

Week 1, 01/22: – Introduction –           

Week 2, 01/29: Dietram A. Scheufele – Taylor-Bascom Chair & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison Publics, Politics, and the Future of Science

Week 3, 02/05: Karen Schloss – Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, UW-Madison and Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Visual Reasoning for Visual Communication

Week 4, 02/12: Kaiping Chen – Assistant Professor in Computational Communication, Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-MadisonYouTube for Science Communication: A Platform for Diversity?

Week 5, 02/19: Elif Ikizer – Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Stigma Research in the Media: Unintended Consequences”

Week 6, 02/26: John Evans – Professor, Tata Chancellor’s Chair in Social Sciences, Associate Dean of Social Sciences, University of California, San Diego

Week 7, 03/04: Todd Newman – Assistant Professor in the Department of Life Sciences Communication, UW-Madison

Week 8, 03/11: Mónica Feliú-Mójer – Associate Director of Diversity & Communication Training, iBiology, and Director of Communications & Science Outreach, Ciencia Puerto Rico

Week 9, 03/18: – Spring Break –

Week 10, 03/25: Karen Lincoln Michel – President, Indian Country Today

Week 11, 04/01: Melanie Smallman – Lecturer, Department of Science & Technology Studies, University College London

Week 12, 04/08: Lanier Holt – Assistant Professor in the School of Communications, The Ohio State University

Week 13, 04/15: Jennifer Franzier – Senior Scientist, Exploratorium

Week 14, 04/22: Elizabeth Good Christopherson – President and Chief Executive Officer, Rita Allen Foundation

Week 15, 04/29: – Wrap Up –

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