Call for papers for Special Issue Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

May 11, 2013
What do perspectives informed by disability studies have to offer to typical readings of the American counterculture and its fundamental ideals of movement (both geographical and ideological), youth and vitality? In what ways did the American counterculture and the disability movement approach...

“Can the Lab-Rats Speak?”: Speculations on the Constitution of the Experimental Subject.

April 19, 2013
Our next Culpeper Seminar Series talk will be on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm.

April 9th: UPB Berkeley to host Vincanne Adams for a discussion of her new book

April 06, 2013
Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith is an ethnographic account of long-term recovery in post-Katrina New Orleans published with University Press Books.

The Image of Modern Medicine: Professional Identity, Aesthetic Belonging, and the American Physician, 1880-1950

April 05, 2013
We are glad to announce our guest speaker at the Culpeper Seminar Series next Wednesday, April 10: John Harley Warner, PhD, Avalon Professor of the History of Medicine at Yale University.

CFP: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body. Interdisciplinary Conference at Pacific University

March 22, 2013
Pacific University's Center for Gender Equity and Gender and Sexuality Studies Program invite submissions for its 2nd interdisciplinary conference for untenured faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates of all disciplines.

Mapping the plague in San Francisco’s Chinatown

March 15, 2013
Guest post by Professor Guenter B. Risse, originally published here at the JHU Press Blog.

The Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith: New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina

March 13, 2013
We are pleased to announce the publication of Vincanne Adams' new book, titled "The Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith: New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina" (Duke University Press).

The 'Lancet' for expanding the scope of women’s health beyond reproduction

March 08, 2013
On the occasion of today's International Women’s Day, the Lancet has published an editorial to remember the still persisting inequalities in health between genders.Even though great strides have certainly been made in the sphere of reproductive and sexual health

The Development of Brucellosis Eradication Policy in 20th Century United States

March 05, 2013
The next DAHSM History of Health Sciences Dissertation Seminar will take place on Wednesday, March 13th, from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in Conference Room 474. Rebecca Kaplan, PhD Candidate, UCSF History of Health Sciences Program, will give a talk on her PhD research titled: “ 'The Cattle All Have...

Merlin D. Larson on 'Paracelsus and the Herbal Basis of Anesthetic Practice'

March 01, 2013
The Bay Area History of Medicine Society is glad to present Merlin D.