Medicine and its Objects

An Interdisciplinary Workshop

Wilfried Lignier: The Case of “Intellectual Precocity” in France

On November 28th, Medicine and its Objects is delighted to present: Wilfried Lignier Visiting Professor of Sociology Centre National de…

Peggy O’Donnell, Human Rights as Care for the Dead

On November 7, Medicine and its Objects is delighted to present: Peggy O’Donnell Lecturer and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, History…

Rebecca Ewert, Psychiatric Scientific Legitimacy as a Social Problem in the Making

On Wednesday, October 31, Medicine and its Objects is delighted to present: Rebecca Ewert PhD Student, Sociology “Psychiatric Scientific Legitimacy…

Emily Wilson: Professional Cuddling in the United States

Wednesday, October 17, 4:30- 6:00pm, ROS329 Emily Wilson, “Healing Touch: Professional Cuddling in the United States” Within the past decade,…

Talia Gordon: Crisis and Resilience in Flint, MI

Wednesday May 30, 4:30-6:00pm. Rosenwald 329  Please join Medicine and Its Objects for our final workshop of the year! Talia…

Steven Server, Public Health and Anthropology in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Wednesday May 16, 4:30-6:00pm. Rosenwald 329 Steven Server (Medicine/Conceptual & Historical Studies of Science): Forjando salud: Anthropology and Public Health…

Adia Benton: Ebola; militarized humanitarianism, salvation and care

Wednesday May 9, 4:30-6:00pm. Rosenwald 329  Adia Benton (Anthropology, Northwestern University): Ebola(s): Thoughts about memory, history, and survival in an…

Ari Gandsman: The Right to Die as an Ethics for Life

  Wednesday April 25, 4:30-6:00pm. Rosenwald 329 The Medicine and Its Objects Workshop presents: Ari Gandsman (Anthropology, University of Ottawa):…

Kristin Peterson: Racial/Pharmaceutical Capitalism and Ethics of Clinical Trials

Wednesday, April 18, 4:30-6:00pm. Rosenwald 329 Medicine and Its Objects & the African Studies Workshop present: Kristin Peterson (Anthropology, UC Irvine):…

MaIOW and African Studies Workshop welcome Kristin Peterson

The African Studies Workshop & Medicine and Its Objects welcome:  Kristin Peterson (Anthropology, UC Irvine) Tuesday, April 17. 5:30-7pm. Wilder House,…

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