Technology, Culture, and Time

David Henkin delivered this talk on May 1, 2015 at the Institute for Social Sciences conference series Leading Research in the Social Sciences Today. Henkin is a professor of history at UC Berkeley.

Since Henkin joined the History faculty at Berkeley in 1997, he has taught and written about unusual subjects on baseball, Broadway, consumption, time, leisure, newspapers, world cities and urban literature in the United States. Henkin has also published books and essays about street signs, paper money, junk mail and intimate correspondence in the nineteenth century. 

Learn more about David Henkin.

The 2015 ISS conference series showcased world-class research by social scientists across UC Davis and by top researchers from across the country. Each day of the conference focused on a unique aspect of inquiry, including people in societies, perceptions and reality and the role of social networks in decision making. This conference was co-sponsored by the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, the Davis Humanities Institute and the Center for Regional Change.