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Symposium: Vesalius and the Languages of Anatomy

September 9, 2015

Duke University is hosting a symposium entitled: Vesalius and the Languages of Anatomy on Thursday, September 17th and Friday, September 18th. This event is organized by Valeria Finucci, CMRS, Romance Studies and Theater Studies. Some speakers include Dr. Cynthia Klestinec of … Read more

From Cell Lines to Bioslaves (Tuesday, December 2)

November 19, 2014

From Cell Lines to Bioslaves: Biotechnology and the Politics of Health December 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Humanities in Medicine Lecture Series From Cell Lines to Bioslaves: Biotechnology and the Politics of Health Priscilla Wald, PhD Professor of … Read more

Melissa Littlefield: Medical Humanities Speaker

October 4, 2014

On October 3, Melissa Littlefield was the visiting speaker for a series of medical humanities events. The day began with an informative discussion on publishing, attended by several graduate students interested in science studies and related fields. In the afternoon, … Read more

Medical Humanities Events (Friday, October 3)

September 27, 2014

10:00 am: Getting Published in Science Studies Gaskin Library, Greenlaw Hall A conversation with graduate students. 1:00 pm: Doing Interdisciplinary Research Incubator, Hyde Hall A roundtable discussion and lunch. RSVP to 3:00 pm: “Brainwriting? The Neuroscientific Turn in Handwriting Analysis” University Room, Hyde Hall A talk by Melissa Littlefield.  Graphology, or the study of handwriting for clues about character, has been a popular American pastime for nearly two centuries. During this time, various graphologists have relied on the phrase … Read more