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History of Medicine Seminars for 2011

Thursday, January 27, 2011

"Japan’s Vaccinators: Medicine as an Agent of Change in Nineteenth Century Japan"

Ann Jannetta, University of Pittsburgh

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

Monday, February 7, 2011

The National Library of Medicine’s Profiles in Science Web site, featuring the newly-released collection on Charles R. Drew.

Christie Moffatt, Manager, Digital Manuscripts Program, National Library of Medicine and Susan Speaker, Historian, Digital Manuscripts Program, National Library of Medicine,

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the NLM Conference Room B, Building 38, Mezzanine

Thursday, February 10, 2011

"Within These Walls: Contraband Hospital and the African Americans Who Served There"

Jill L. Newmark, Exhibition Specialist/Registrar, National Library of Medicine

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the NLM Conference Room B, Building 38, Mezzanine

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

"Anatomy and Espionage: The Courtly Adventures of a Physician in Late Sixteenth Century France"

Andrea Carlino, University of Geneva

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

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

"Nursing and Medicine at the Crossroads: A Civil War Nurse's Candid Testimony"

Jane E. Schultz, Indiana University

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

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

“Summer of Seminars”: Biorhythms and the Limits of the Personal Computer Revolution

Christopher McDonald, Princeton University, Graduate Student

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

Thursday, August 11, 2011

“Summer of Seminars”: The Drinking Age Debate

Joy Getnick, SUNY – Albany, Graduate Student

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

Thursday, August 25, 2011

“Summer of Seminars”: From Health Travel to Medical Tourism

Gareth Edel, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Graduate Student

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

Monday, September 26, 2011

"The Forgotten Indispensable Man: Joe Kinyoun and the Birth of NIH"

David M. Morens, MD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

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

Thursday, October 27, 2011

"NLM at 175: A Librarian’s View"

Stephen J. Greenberg, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, NIH

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

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

"Today began in 1872: Traces of the library John Shaw Billings inherited and how he expanded it."

James Labosier, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, NIH

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

Thursday, December 1, 2011

"The Future of Digital History"

Dan Cohen, George Mason University

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the NLM Visitor Center, Building 38A

Monday, December 5, 2011

"The Future of NLM's History of Medicine Division"

Jeffrey S. Reznick, PhD., Chief, History of Medicine Division, NLM

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


 

NLM Special Programs for 2011

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 – African American History Month

"Intensely Human: The Health of Black Soldiers in the American Civil War"

Margaret Humphreys, Duke University

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

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 – Women's History Month

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

Val Hartouni, University of California – San Diego

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

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 – Asian American History Month

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

Sita Reddy, Smithsonian Institution

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

Thursday, June 2, 2011 – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Awareness Month

"1987: AIDS in America"

Cindy Patton, Simon Fraser University

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

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 – Fourth Annual James H. Cassedy Memorial Lecture

"The Image of Modern Medicine: Aesthetic Belonging and the American Doctor, 1880-1950."

John Harley Warner, Yale University

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

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 – Hispanic History Month

"The Young Lords and the Struggle for Racial Justice and Public Health in New York."

Johanna Fernandez, PhD, Baruch College, CUNY

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

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 – Program welcoming the publication of Hidden Treasure: 175 Years of the National Library of Medicine.

Speakers TBA

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