CfP and Invitation: “Sorting Brains Out,” University of Pennsylvania, Sept. 18–19, 2015

Please spread the word about “my” conference, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of History and Sociology of Science, Sept. 18–19, 2015: “Sorting Brains Out: Tasks, Tests, and Trials in the Neuro- and Mind Sciences, 1890–2015.” Please publicize this announcement as widely as possible via faculty and grad student listservs, weblogs, newsletters, etc.

We will have graduate student and postdoctoral presentations on Friday. The list of confirmed speakers for Saturday includes Dr. Cathy Gere (University of California San Diego), Dr. Katja Guenther (Princeton University), Dr. Nicolas Langlitz (The New School), Dr. Emily Martin (New York University), Dr. Francisco Ortega (Rio de Janeiro State University), Dr. Tobias Rees (McGill University), and Dr. Matthew Wolf-Meyer (University of California Santa Cruz). All visitors are welcome to listen and discuss with us on both days.

Graduate students or postdoctoral scholars wishing to participate in the Friday sessions should submit an abstract of no more than 400 words to by May 31, 2015. With your abstract submission, please indicate if you need any form of special accommodation.

If you have any questions, refer to the more detailed call for papers and/or contact us at

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