A Symposium on Secrecy

Secrecy Symposium

Friday, March 21, 2014
The Jewel Box
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building, Room 143
215 S. Central Campus Dr. (click here for map)
Contact Matt Potolosky (m.potolsky@utah.edu) or Neal Carroll (neal.carroll@utah.edu) for more information.

Co-Sponsors: University of Utah's Department of English, College of Humanities, Tanner Humanities Center, College of Law, Religious Studies Program, Asia Center, University Research Council, Center for Law and Biomedical Science

Symposium Schedule:

10:00-11:00 AM - Panel: "The Control of Information"

Hugh Urban, Professor of Comparative Studies, Ohio State University
"The Wall of Fire: Method and Theory in the Study of Religious Secrecy"

James Curry, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Utah
"Legislating in the Dark: Secrecy and Influence in Congress"

11:15 AM-12:15 PM - Keynote Address
"Secret Authorship or Secret Data? Scientific Ghostwriting as Food for Thought"

Mario Biagioli, Distinguished Professor of Law, Science and Technology Studies, and History,
and Director or the Center for Science & Innovation Studies, UC Davis.  

1:15-2:15 PM - Panel: "In Sickness and Health"

 Trudo Lemmens, Associate Professor of Law and Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy, University of Toronto
“The Human Rights Dimensions of Health Product Data Transparency”

Esther Rashkin, Professor of French and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Utah
“Star Trek and the Secrets of Psychoanalysis”

2:30 PM - Roundtable Discussion