Fall 2016

Fall 2016 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, RSVP to angelrodriguez@g.harvard.edu

 

 

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th

6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469

History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)

James Poskett (Cambridge University), “Django’s phrenologist: science, medicine and the material culture of slavery, 1791–1861.”

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th

6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469

History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)

Kathryn Heintzman (Harvard, History of Science),

“Settling Discomfort: Species Divisions and the Bodily Boundaries of Medicine in Eighteenth-Century L'Isle de France.”

 

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3rd

6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469

History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)

Kathleen Bachynski (Visiting Scholar, American Association for the Advancement of Science), “No Game For Boys To Play: Debating the Safety of Youth Football, 1945-2015”

 

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10th - (No Meeting) Columbus Day

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17th

6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469

History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)

Panel Discussion: David Jones, Scott Podolsky (Harvard Medical School), “ ‘Assessing the Gold Standard’ and the NEJM in Public Perspective”

 

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24th

6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469

History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)

Leena Akhtar (Harvard, History of Science), “From Rape Trauma Syndrome to PTSD”

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7

(No Meeting) History of Science Society annual conference in Atlanta, GA (Nov 3-6). 
Professor Evelynn Hammonds (Harvard, History of Science) delivers HSS Distinguished Lecture

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14

6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469

History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)

Panel Discussion: Gabriela Soto Laveaga and Allan Brandt (Harvard History of Science, Harvard Medical School) “Zika and the Americas: Episodes of Stigma in the Culture of Global Medicine”. Dinner will be served. RSVP to Ángel Rodríguez at

 

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

6:00–8:00 PM / Science Center 469

History of Medicine Working Group (HMWG)

Ángel Rodríguez (Harvard, History of Science), “Prisoners of Plaster: Crania Americana, Native Ledger Art, and 19th-century confinement at Fort Marion”

 

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