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Departmental News and Events
Tues., April 5, 12:15pm.: Vincent Van Roy, Center for Urban History, University of Antwerp. "Medical Knowledge in the Spanish Netherlands: Circulation Mechanisms within the Context of a Dynamic ‘Medical Market’ (ca. 1500-1713)."
Tues., April 19, 12:15pm.: Seth LeJacq from our department will be giving a practice talk titled, "Turning over an admirable Book of my Grandfather’s Receipts”: Domestic Healers and Resistance to Surgery in Early Modern England." Come out and give him feedback!
Faculty News and Events
|April, 2012||PhD candidate Katherine Arner has been involved in the making of a documentary about the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1793. Titled "Fever: 1793," it has been broadcast on ABC. The production crew also created three supplemental webisodes that feature clips from her interview: "Yellow Fever: Anatomy of an Epidemic," "Doctors and Cures" and "Port City." Everything's online! http://www.historyofphilly.com/media.html|
|March, 2012||Seth LeJacq has been awarded a Singleton Center Travel Grant; it will take him to London to do dissertation research.|
|April, 2011||Sandra Eder has accepted a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in the history of medicine at the University of Zurich.|
|Melissa Grafe (Ph.D., 2009) has accepted an appointment as the John R. Bumstead Librarian for Medical History, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University.|
|Sandra Eder's article, "The Volatility of Sex: Intersexuality, Gender, and Clinical Practice in the 1950s," has just appeared in Gender & History, vol. 22, no. 3 (2010): 692-707.|
Seth LeJacq has won the 2010 Singleton Center Paper Prize for his essay "'Butcher-like and hatefull': Domestic Medicine and Surgery in Early-Modern England."
|Susan Lamb (PhD, 2010) started a post-doctoral fellowship in the Dept. of Social Studies of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University|
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