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History of Medicine Seminars for 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

"Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904."

Julie K. Brown, Independent Scholar

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Making Use of Melancholy: Madness, Medicine, and the Law in Early Modern Florence.

Elizabeth Mellyn, University of New Hampshire

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A

Thursday, August 12, 2010

"The Emblematic Brain in 16th Century Strassburg."

Jameson Bell, The Pennsylvania State University

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

"Policing the Mind: Medical Science and the Era of the Curable Criminal, 1890-1920."

Margaret Charleroy, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A

Thursday, August 26, 2010

"The Washing Away of Wrongs and the Birth of Legal Medicine in China, 1900-1937."

Daniel Asen, Columbia University

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

" Nostalgia's Modernity: Modernity's Nostalgics."

G. S. Rousseau, Oxford University

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

Thursday, November 4, 2010

"The Anatomical Unconscious: X-Ray Specs, Visible Women, and the Eros of the Unseen."

Mark Dery, Independent Scholar

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

" Projecting Prevention: TB, Edgar Ulmer, and Racializing the Sponsored Health Film."

Devin Orgeron, North Carolina State University

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A


 

NLM Special Programs for 2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010 – African American History Month

"Called to Practice: African American 'Grannies', Midwives and Health Reform."

Sheena Morrison, National Institutes of Health

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

Women's History Month – Cancelled – New date TBA.

"Reproductive Technologies and the Posthuman Future: Are We There Yet?"

Professor Val Hartouni, University of California – San Diego

Asian American History Month – Cancelled

"Picturing Yoga: Yogic Bodies and the Art of Transformation, 1700 to the present."

Sita Reddy, Smithsonian Institution

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Awareness Month

"Gay adoption and Organ Theft: The limits of human rights and reproductive rights."

Laura Briggs, University of Arizona

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 – Third Annual James Cassedy Memorial Lecture

"Neurosurgery Before Neurosurgery: The Formative Years 1517-1867"

Eugene Flamm, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

Wednesday, September, 29, 2010 – Hispanic History Month

"Culture and Disease: Tango and Corsets in the History of Tuberculosis in Buenos Aires, 1920-1940"

Diego Armus, Swarthmore College

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A

Thursday, November, 18, 2010 – 50 Years of Medical Subject Headings

Presented by the Subject Headings Section and History of Medicine Division, NLM

"50 Years of Medical Subject Headings: Past, Present, and Future Impact on Biomedical Information"

Robert M. Braude, PhD, FMLA, FACMI

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium, Building 38A

The talk will be videocast with captioning via http://videocast.nih.gov/, available without geographic restrictions.