Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Mark Your Calendars for Some Fantastic History of Medicine

History of Medicine Seminar Series, 2011-2012

Seminars are held at 4pm in the Club Room
at the Faculty Club

September 22 Gayle Davis
(U of Edinburgh)
‘Bulls, Bastards, Baseness, and Bunk: Issues Surrounding Artificial Insemination in 1950s Scotland’

October 6 Andrea Tone
            (U of McGill)
‘The Curious Case of Val Orlikow: Cold War Psychiatry and the CIA’           
November 10 Dominique Tobbell
(U of Minnesota)
‘Political Pills: The Struggle for Prescription Drug Reform in Recent U.S. History’

November 24 Leslie Baker
            (U of Saskatchewan)
‘Enabling Eugenics: The role of the Massachusetts Halifax Health Commission in the surveillance and improvement of the provincial population’

December TBA Maureen Lux
            (U of Brock)
‘North Battleford Indian Hospital: Translating and Interpreting Treaty Rights in the 1960s and 1970s’

January 19 Paul Hackett
(U of Saskatchewan)
‘Inherent Weakness: The Use of Genetic Explanations to Explain Excessive Aboriginal Mortality’

February 16 Amy Sampson
(U of Saskatchewan)
‘Social Work and Eugenics in Alberta, 1930-1970’

March 15 Jonathan Metzl
            (U of Vanderbilt)
‘The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease’