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2021 Midwest Junto for the History of Science

The 63rd meeting of the Midwest Junto for the History of Science will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s meeting will be virtual, with speakers delivering papers remotely on Zoom.

For more than six decades, the Midwest Junto has fostered an informal, congenial environment where students, faculty, and independent scholars can gather to discuss their research. We welcome submissions for fifteen-minute presentations on any aspect of the history of science, technology, or medicine, as well as related STS fields. Graduate students from Midwestern history of science and STS programs are particularly welcome to participate.

The schedule for the 2021 Midwest Junto can be found here.


If you wish to attend the meeting, please register using this online form.

Please note that you will also need to sign up for each session by clicking on the corresponding Zoom link on the schedule.

Since the Junto will be held entirely on Zoom, registration fees have been waived for this year.

Scholars who wish to make donations to support historians of science throughout the Midwest can do so by check or PayPal.

Checks should be made out to “Midwest Junto” and sent by mail to:

Kathleen Sheppard
136-B, HSS Bldg
500 W. 14th St.
Rolla, MO 65409

PayPal registrants should send donations to midwestjunto@gmail.com. If you take advantage of this option, please include an additional $3 to cover PayPal’s transaction fees.

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