October – December 2014 Event Calendar

By , September 30, 2014

The Center for the History of Medicine is pleased to invite you to this fall’s program of ten sponsored and co-sponsored lectures in the history of medicine and public health.

 

[DATE CORRECTION] October 14, 2014, 4:00 pm: “Jewish Medical Resistance in the Holocaust”
Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine

Michael A. Grodin, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, and Professor of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health

Minot Room, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA 

(Free and open to the public. No registration required.)

 

October 15, 2014, 6:00 pm: “Anatomy and its Legacies: Artistic, Ethical, Scientific”

Naomi H. Slipp, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History of Art & Architecture, Boston University and 2014-15 Barra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Christina J. Hodge, Academic Curator & Collections Manager, Stanford University Archaeology Collections, and Museum Associate, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

Sabine Hildebrandt, Instructor in Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Minot Room, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

(Registration required. To register, click here.
This event is free and open to the public.)

 

October 21, 2014, 5:00 pm: “The Birth of the Pill”

Jonathan Eig, writer and journalist

Ballard Auditorium, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

(Registration required. To register, click here.
This event is free and open to the public.)

 

October 30, 2014, 5:30 pm: “21st Century War: the Continuum of Pain and Other Sequelae”
39th Annual Joseph Garland Lecture

Chester ‘Trip’ Buckenmaier III, MD, Program Director, Defense and Veteran Center for Integrative Pain Management, US Army

Rollin M. Gallagher, MD, MPH, National Program Director, Pain Management Veterans Health Administration

Carl Walter Amphitheater
Tosteson Medical Education Center
Harvard Medical School 
260 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115

(Registration recommended by October 10, 2014. This event is free and open to the public.
To register for the lecture only (free), email BostonMedLibr@gmail.com with your full name, email address, and phone number.
To register for dinner and the reception (pre-paid), please return this form and a check to the Boston Medical Library.)

 

November 18, 2014, 5:30 pm: “Death and Diversity in Civil War Medicine”
Reception at 5:00pm

Margaret Humphreys, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and History,Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine, Duke University, and current President of the American Association for the History of Medicine

Lahey Room, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

(Registration required. To register, click here.
This event is free and open to the public.)

 

November 20, 2014, 4:00 pm: “Making the Suicidal Object: Sympathy and Surveillance in the American Asylum”
Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine

Kathleen Brian, M.A., Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies, George Washington University

Ballard Auditorium, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

(Free and open to the public. No registration required.)

 

December 4, 2014, 5:00 pm: “The True Story of a Government-Ordered Book-Burning in America: Wilhelm Reich’s Books and Journals, and What Was in Them?”

James E. Strick, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Earth & Environment, and of Technology & Science, Franklin and Marshall College

Kevin Hinchey: Filmmaker, Associate Director of The Wilhelm Reich Museum, and Board Member of The Wilhelm Reich Infant Trust

Minot Room, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

(Registration required. To register, click here.
This event is free and open to the public.)

 

December 18, 2014, 4:00 pm: “Boundary Disputes Between British Psychiatry and Neurology”
Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine

Stephen T. Casper, Ph.D., Associate Professor, History of Science, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Clarkson University

Ballard Auditorium, Fifth Floor
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
10 Shattuck Street, Boston MA

(Free and open to the public. No registration required.)

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