"Bend it like Beckham": the ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential.

December 01, 2012
The next Culpeper Seminar Series is next Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474.

Call for papers: Medical Humanities, Health and Disease in Culture

November 23, 2012
The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations is presenting a conference titled "Medical Humanities, Health and Disease in Culture", which will take place in Washington DC, March 27-30, 2013

A Narrative Future for Health Care

November 08, 2012
Humanities scholars, social scientists and clinicians are learning to write and read clinical discourse in ways that take account of developing narratological thinking in literature, philosophy and ethics. They have started to recognize and describe narrative impulse, shape, and techniques in...

The Sensory Ethic of Care in Botswana's Cancer Ward

November 07, 2012
Julie Livingston, PhD, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, is the next speaker for the DAHSM Culpeper Seminar Series on November 13th.

Behind a Veil of Smoke: The Rise of the Department of Research and Development at Philip Morris, 1945-1955

October 23, 2012
As part of the DAHSM Culpeper Seminar Series, Brianna Rego, Postdoctoral Fellow at the

Embodied Archives. Memories, Lies, and Unspeakable Experiences in Refugees’ Narratives

October 11, 2012
The Medical Anthropology Program presents a talk by Professor Roberto Beneduce, Centro Franz Fanon, Turin and Department of Anthropology, University of Turin.

Save the Date: History Research Day on October 12, 2012

October 07, 2012
The Second Biennial History Research Day will take place this Friday, in Laurel Heights Room 376. Students and faculty of the History of Health Sciences Program will present in morning and afternoon sessions. The event is sponsored by the Graduate Students Association and the Medical Humanities...

Discovering the museum of Poggi Palace in Bologna and its beautiful anatomical wax models

September 26, 2012
Sometimes it takes someone from far abroad to discover what you have in your back garden.

Racialized Disgust and Fear of Disease: Implications for Public Health.

September 20, 2012
Guenter Risse, Professor Emeritus of History of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and Affiliate Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, will be giving a Master Class titled "Racialized Disgust and Fear of...

Professor Chikako Ozawa-de Silva to open Culpeper Seminar series

September 13, 2012
The first Culpeper Seminar Series lecture of the 2012-13 academic year will be given by Chikako Ozawa-de Silva, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia).