The 2014 Graphic Medicine conference will take place on the Johns Hopkins medical campus in Baltimore 26-28 June, 2014. The theme of the conference is "Comics and Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health". A full program is available here.
On 15-16 May, 2014 the Institute will host an international conference on Individualized medicine in historical perspective: from antiquity to the genome age.
The department is co-sponsoring a WGS medical humanities symposium on Death and Dying on Tuesday 29 April, 2014. Please contact Clara Han in the Department of Anthropology if you would like to attend (you're expected to read the pre-circulated papers).
On April 18, 2014 Gianna Pomata will be the Westfall Lecturer at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, a Lecture established to honor the historian of science Richard Westfall. The title of her lecture will be "Epistemic Genres: Tools for the Cultural History of Knowledge".
Mary Fissell will be speaking on "Blood Will Out: Women, Kinship, and Popular Medicine, 1750-1860," on Wednesday March 12, 12:30-1:30pm, in 507 Cook Library, Towson University, Towson MD 21204.
We are delighted to announce that Professor Gianna Pomata has been awarded a three-year grant of $150,000 from the National Library of Medicine to write a book on the case history in pre-modern medicine.
On Saturday, March 15, Daniel P. Todes will present a paper entitled "Encounters with The Prophet: Ivan Pavlov, Serafima Karchevskaia and 'Our Dostoevsky'" at a conference at Brown University on Dostoevsky: Science, Philosophy, Religion. The conference is Saturday and Sunday, March 15-16, 2014.
Graham Mooney's paper, 'The material consumptive: domesticating the tuberculosis patient in Edwardian England', has been Highly Commended by the judging panel of Journal of Historical Geography Prize for 2014, which recognizes the most significant, original and high-quality articles published in the journal in the previous year. Graham's paper is freely avail