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Cheiron XXX Program

 

University of San Diego · June 18-21, 1998

 

Thursday, June 18

12:30 - 9:30 Registration Mission Crossroads

 

2:15 - 4:15 Session I Institutions and Their Impact Salomon Lecture Room, Maher Hall

 

Chair: Deborah Coon University of New Hampshire

Julie Kimmel Johns Hopkins University The Philanthropist and the Investigator: John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Mary Van Kleeck, and the Contest over the "Scientific" Study of Industrial Relations in America, 1919-1924

Ian Lubek, Daryl Samotowka, Angela Febbraro, Amy Brown, Natasha Bauer, Brian Ross, Heather Thoms-Chesley and Sue Edmonds University of Guelph

and York University "Pssst! Pass this on about Social Psychology!": A Cross-gender and Cross-generational Comparison of Mentoring

Jamie Cohen-Cole Princeton University The Discipline of Community: Research Production and Social Interaction at Harvard's Center for Cognitive Studies

Mary Brown Parlee Massachusetts Institute

of Technology From Brain and Behavior to the Behavior of the Brain: The MIT Pychology Department and the Sloan Foundation's Program in Neuroscience, 1969-1976

 

4:15 - 4:45 Refreshments Rose Garden, Maher Hall

 

4:45 - 6:15 Session II Minds, Bodies, and Mental Illness Salomon Lecture Room,

 

Maher Hall

 

Chair: Hans Pols Harvard University

Thomas Harakal Suffolk University Psychiatric Diagnoses of Children in 19th-Century Massachusetts State Hospitals

Robert Rieber John Jay College of

Criminal Justice Hypnosis, False Memory, and Multiple Personality: A Trinity of Affinity

Alan Collins Lancaster University, UK The Continuing Search for Bodily Signs of Insanity

 

6:30 - 9:30 Reception Mission Crossroads, First Floor Lounge

 

Friday, June 19

 

7:00 - 8:15 Breakfast Main Dining Room, University Center

 

8:15 - 10:15 Session III Exploring Multiple Methodologies Salomon Lecture Room, Maher Hall

 

Chair: Alison Turtle University of Sydney, Australia

M. Eileen Magnello Wellcome Institute, London The Non-Correlation of Biometrics and Eugenics: Rival Forms of Laboratory Work in Karl Pearson's Career at University College London

Colin Holden Miami University Out of the Laboratory and into the Field: Animal Mind, Robert Yerkes, and the Defense of Alternative Methods in the Study of Animal Psychology

Geoffrey Blowers University of Hong Kong Was Z. Y. Kuo (Guo Renyuan) a Radical Behaviorist?

Mark Eddy University of Oklahoma Plus Ultra: The Role of Parapsychology in Gardner Murphy's Theories of Personality

 

10:15 - 10:30 Refreshments Rose Garden, Maher Hall

 

10:30 - 12:00 Session IV Cheiron 30th Anniversary Symposium:

 

Assessing Historical Research Salomon Lecture Room, Maher Hall

 

Chair: Michael Sokal Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Franz Samelson Kansas State University Assessing Research in the History of Psychology

Henrika Kuklick University of Pennsylvania Assessing Research in the History of Sociology and Anthropology

Andrew Scull University of California,

San Diego Assessing Research in the History of Psychiatry

 

12:00 - 1:15 Lunch Main Dining Room, University Center

 

1:15 - 2:45 Session V Anthropologists, Empires, and Indigenous Peoples

 

Salomon Lecture Room,Maher Hall

 

Chair: David Leary University of Richmond

David Lee Hoyt University of California,

Los Angeles Indirect Rule in the British Empire as Analogue to Structural-Functionalism in Pre-WWI Britain

Andrew Zimmerman University of California,

San Diego Natural Humans and Human Nature: Berlin Anthropology and the Humanities

Audra Wolfe University of Pennsylvania The Human Diversity Genome Project and the Tradition of "Salvage Anthropology"

 

2:45 - 3:00 Refreshments Rose Garden, Maher Hall

 

3:00 - 4:15 Poster Session Maher Hall, Room 222

 

Thomas C. Dalton Cal Poly State University,

San Luis Obispo John Dewey, Myrtle McGraw and the Ontogeny of Consciousness: Reconstructing an Unusual Collaboration in the 1930s

Dave Devonis Graceland College Genius Loci: Psychologists' Homes

Susan Englander University of California,

Los Angeles Creating a Social Science of Management: Lillian M. Gilbreth and the New Industrial Psychology

Robert Epstein and M. Michelle Bailey San Diego State University Babies in Boxes: A Survey of Children and Parents a Half-Century After Skinner's First "Aircrib"

Steven Gelb University of San Diego Late 19th Century Evolutionists' Use of Mental Retardation to Prove Human Origins

Ben Harris and John Zimny University of Wisconsin,

Parkside Louis Wain’s Cats and Textbook Portrayals of Schizophrenic Art

W.F.G. Haselager Free University, Amsterdam Is Cognitive Science Advancing Towards Early Behaviorism?

David D. Lee UCLA and University

of Groningen A History of Methodological Standardization in Psychoanalysis and Behaviorism

Bryan Maier Wheaton Graduate School Retelling the Story: Exploring the Portrayal of Theology and Religion in the Construction of Psychology’s Story

Nicolas Marchand University of Quebec In the Name of Defence: The Role of the Defence Research Board of Canada in Promoting Psychological Expertise in the Postwar Era, 1947- 1965

Barbara Lee Stoffel

and Ben Harris University of Wisconsin,

Parkside The Treatment of the Cyril Burt Scandal by Textbooks in Research Methods

Eugene Taylor, Theodore Lowe, and Mathew Kelley Saybrook Institute Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology: Epistemological Implications for Historiography in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

Clarence Townsend Lane County Health and

Human Services, OR Tracing Mach's Influences on the Social Sciences: Exploring Pathways Other than Logical Positivism and Behaviorism

 

4:15 - 8:30 Harbor Cruise, Old Town San Diego,

and Round Trip travel from USD campus

 

9:00 - 10:00 Session VI Symposium on Teaching Mission Crossroads, 2nd Floor

The Mad, the Bad, and the Sad, Hollywood Style: Teaching the History of Mental Illness Through Film

 

Chair: James Capshew Indiana University

Participants: Benjamin Harris University of Wisconsin,

Parkside

Michael Fleming Boston University

 

Saturday, June 20

 

7:00 - 8:15 Breakfast Main Dining Room,University Center

 

8:15 - 10:15 Session VII Exploring the "Social" and the "Self"

Salomon Lecture Room, Maher Hall

 

Chair: John Mills University of Saskatchewan

Jeff Sklansky Oregon State University Corporate Property and Social Psychology: The Ideological Origins of the Social Self

John D. Greenwood City University of New York What Happened to the "Social" in Social Psychology?

Nicole B. Barenbaum University of the South "Idiographic" and "Nomothetic": Gordon Allport's "Introduction" of Personality Psychology as Historical and Natural Science

David P. Haney University of Texas at Austin C. Wright Mills' Uneasy Allies: Reader Reactions to the Manuscript Version of The Sociological Imagination

 

 

10:15 - 10:45 Refreshments Rose Garden, Maher Hall

 

10:45 - 12:00 Keynote Address Salomon Lecture Room, Maher Hall

 

Chair: Leila Zenderland California State University,

Fullerton

Theodore Porter University of California,

Los Angeles The Grammar of Assent and The Grammar of Science: Positivism and Alienation in Karl Pearson’s Philosophy of Science

 

12:00 - 1:15 Lunch Main Dining Room, University Center

 

1:15 - 2:45 Session VIII Symposium: Psychology in Russia Salomon Lecture Room,

 

Maher Hall

 

Chair: Michael Cole University of California,

San Diego

Lina Fine Harvard University Ivan Mikhailovich Sechenov: The Complexities of the Human Mind and the Physiology of the Human Brain in the Context of Social Changes in Russia

David K. Robinson Truman State University History of Psychology in Russia, Then and Now

Comment: Michael Cole

 

2:45 - 3:15 Refreshments Rose Garden, Maher Hall

 

3:15 - 4:45 Session IX Science, Race, and War Salomon Lecture Room, Maher Hall

 

Chair:

Michael A. Mangan University of New Hampshire Beyond the "Immigration Problem": Expanding the Social Context of Race Psychology to Include Black Migration

Peter J. Behrens Penn State Lehigh Valley War, Sanity, and the Nazi Mind: Joseph Jastrow's Last Passion

Sam Parkovnick Dawson College Gordon Allport and Civilian Morale, 1940-1942

 

5:00 - 6:00 Business Meeting Salomon Lecture Room, Maher Hall

 

6:30 - 7:30 Reception East Deck,

 

University Center

 

7:30 - 9:00 Banquet Faculty Dining Room, University Center

 

Sunday, June 21

 

7:00 - 8:15 Breakfast Main Dining Room,

 

University Center

 

8:15 - 10:15 Session X Conceptualizing Disciplines Salomon Lecture Room, Maher Hall

 

Chair: Elizabeth Scarborough Indiana University,

South Bend

William A. Koelsch Clark University G. Stanley Hall, Child Study, and the Teaching of Geography

Henry L. Minton University of Windsor Claiming Subjective Voice: Thomas Painter (1905-1978) and the Path to Gay and Lesbian Studies

Marion Fourcade-Gourinchas Harvard University The Internationalization of Economics and the National Economics Professions

Hans van Rappard Free University, Amsterdam No Distant Problems: Studying the History of Psychology after the "Social Turn"

 

10:15 - 10:30 Refreshments Rose Garden, Maher Hall

 

10:30 - 12:00 Session XI Symposium

Common Ground: Toward a Rapprochement ofAnthropology and History

 

Salomon Lecture Room, Maher Hall

 

Chair: Marlene Shore York University

John S. Gilkeson Arizona State University West A. L. Kroeber and "Style" in the Natural History of Civilizations

Clifford Wilcox The Bolles School,

Jacksonville Robert Redfield and the Interwar Debate over Culture and Civilization

Willow Roberts Powers University of New Mexico Fields for Thought: Anthropology and History

 

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch Main Dining Room, University Center