Science historian Professor Nancy Stepan from Columbia University delivered an Issues for the Eighties lecture on "Power and Knowledge: Biomedical Politics" in Rockefeller Hall.  A specialist in the history of medicine, Professor Stepan published The Idea of Race in Science: Great Britain, 1800-1960 in 1982, and herThe Hour of Eugenics: Race, Gender and Nation in Latin America (1991) was co-winner of the 1992 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Annual Award.