Marta Hanson will discuss her book project, "'Understanding is Within One's Grasp' (liaoran zaiwo 燎然在握): Bodily Arts of Memory, Prognostication, and Being," at Northwestern Health Sciences University on Wednesday, December 7.
Marta will present material from a new chapter "Material Things and Technologies of the Body in the Golden Mirror, 1742" in her book "'Understanding is Within One's Grasp' (liaoran zaiwo 燎然在握): Bodily Arts of Memory, Prognostication, and Being in Chinese Medicine" in the Program on the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the University of Minnesota。
Registration opens on Tuesday, Nov. 15, for Terms 3 and 4 in our Online Program in the History of Medicine. We’ll be teaching a new Research Seminar called “Healing Spaces: Historical Geographies of Medical Practice”; IHOM (our intro course); and Surveys 1 and 2, which cover classical antiquity through the early modern period.
Professor Mary Fissell's essay, "When the Birds and the Bees Were Not Enough: Aristotle’s Masterpiece," appears in the The Public Domain Review: Selected Essays, Volume III (PDR Press, 2016). A sneak peek of the volume is available at https://publicdomainreview.org/pdr-press/essay-book-volume-iii/. The Public Domain Review is an online journal, founded in 2011, that focuses on those materials that are out of copyright; their Selected Essays book series is published annually.
Prof. Graham Mooney has won a 2016 American Journal of Public Health Paper of the Year Award for his "Washington and Welch Talk About Race: Public Health, History, and the Politics of Exclusion," AJPH 2015;105(7):1317–1328. The award journal editor notes that the award recognizes a paper "that substantially contributes to our knowledge and understanding of a significant public health issue."
Jeremy Greene will present "The Analog Patient: Towards a Media History of Medicine" at the 50th Anniversary Conference of the Department of Social Studies of Medicine at McGill University on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at the McGill Faculty Club.
Additional information about the event can by found at https://www.mcgill.ca/ssom/50th-anniversary.
Professor Jeremy Greene will be giving a talk Wednesday, October 26, at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (the newest Institute of the National Institutes of Health) titled "The Electronic Patient: Challenges of New Media in Medicine." The talk will take place from 2-3 p.m. on the NIH Campus in Bethesda.
Prof. Mary Fissell will be a discussant at the upcoming Symposium on the History of Gender and Medicine in Japan, sponsored by the JHU program in East Asian Studies, the Department of History, and the Department of the History of Medicine. Mary will comment on papers by Akihito Suzuki, Evan Young, and Reut Harari. The event will be on November 1 in Mergenthaler 266 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Prof. Graham Mooney will be a respondent at the lecture, "Storage and Stockpiling as Techniques of Preparedness in Labs and Museums," here at JHU on October 28. The lecture, by Frédéric Keck, is sponsored jointly by the JHU Department of Anthropology and the Program in Museums & Society. See the flyer below for additional details.
Professor Gianna Pomata will give the 2016 Hans Rausing Lecture in the History of Science at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, on October 31. Her lecture is titled, "Epistemic Genres Across Cultures: Recipes and the Exchange of Medical Knowledge Between Early Modern China and Europe."