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).

Reiner Keller on "The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse"

August 21, 2012
Prof. Reiner Keller, Department of Sociology at the University of Augsburg, Germany, will be giving a guest lecture on "The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse?" on Tuesday, September 11th at 12 pm.

Let the Games begin!

July 27, 2012
Hiya from London!

Frontiers in human neuroscience: "Body, space and pain"

July 11, 2012
There is growing interest in understanding how the perception of pain, and touch, is influenced by the way we represent our body and the space surrounding it. This attention is driven by accumulating research in experimental and clinical domains, indicating that pain perception depends largely on...

New DAHSM-authored paper: A critique of new Olympics policies on eligibility to compete of female athletes with hyper-androgenism.

June 26, 2012
The Olympics Games are just around the corner, one month away. At the London Games, more than a decade after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) abandoned routine sex testing for female athletes, a 'sex-testing' policy will...

Allison Tillack and the Anthropology of Radiology, or how to build trust in the digital age.

June 14, 2012
Allison Tillack, MA, a double-degree UCSF student enrolled in the MD program (4th year) and in the PhD program in Medical Anthropology, aims to be a radiologist one day, and is determined to integrate technical expertise with a patient-focused approach that belies the solitary-radiologist...