Schedule

Spring 2017 SCHEDULE 

History of Medicine Working Group – Listing of Meetings for DHS Events 

All sessions meet from 6-8pm in Science Center 469. Dinner is served at working group meetings. For catering purposes and to receive any pre-circulated materials. Please RSVP

HMWG SPRING 2017

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13
6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Brad Bolman (Harvard, History of Science) “On Gerontology: Aging Dogs and
Experimental Medicine”
Dinner will be served. RSVP required http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvp for
catering purposes.
 
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27th
6:00–8:00 PM / Robinson Hall Lower Library
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Charles Rosenberg (Harvard, History of Science),
“The Body in the Classroom: Anglo-American Textbooks of Physiology and
Hygiene, 1800-1920."
Co-sponsored by the Humanities Center Seminar in Book History
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvp
for catering purposes.
 
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8th,
12:00-1:00 PM / Science Center 469
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Louie Dean Valencia (History and Literature, Harvard) "Ravaged and Ravished
Bodies: Socialized Health Care, Queer Exile, and HIV / AIDS in Europe,
1980-1990." Co-sponsored with the Modern Science Working Group
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvp
for catering purposes.
 
MONDAY, MARCH 20th
6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Frank Blibo (Harvard, History of Science), “Medicine without Improvising: The
Institut de Cardiologie d’Abidjan and the Evolution of Percutaneous Coronary
Intervention in an Emerging Epidemic of Coronary Artery Disease in Cote d’Ivoire”
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvp
for catering purposes.
 
THURSDAY, MARCH 23rd
6:00–8:00 PM / Harvard Divinity School
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Jennifer Johnson (History, Brown University),”Medical History as National History:
Decolonization and the Algerian War." Co-sponsored by the Science, Religion, and
Culture (SRC) Colloquium
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/srcp/
colloquium for catering purposes.
 
 
MONDAY, MARCH 27th
6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Meegan Kennedy (Florida State University), “Training the ear: Reading the heart
through the senses, imagination, and technology”
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvp
for catering purposes.
 
MONDAY, APRIL 3rd
6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Jennifer Hughes (Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study/UC Riverside)
”We Bleed from our Noses": Religious Responses to Hemorrhagic Fever in
Sixteenth-Century Mexico”
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvp
for catering purposes.
 
MONDAY, APRIL 10th
6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Lucas Mueller (HAST Program, MIT)
“Making Science International: Geographical Pathology and the Search for the
Causes of Cancer, 1925 – 1975”
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvp
for catering purposes.
 
MONDAY, APRIL 17th
6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Yvan Prkachin, “Two Solitudes: The Troubled Relationship between Psychiatry
and Neurology in Montreal, 1934-1963”
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvp
for catering purposes.
 
MONDAY, APRIL 24
6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Lisa Haushofer, “Figs, nuts, and a “car-load of sweet corn:” scientific claims and
forms of expertise in the Battle Creek Sanitarium health food experiments”
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvp
for catering purposes.
 
MONDAY, MAY 1st
6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469
History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)
Ángel Rodríguez, Title TBA
Dinner will be served. RSVP required at http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmwg/rsvpfor catering purposes.
 
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