Hiroko Kumaki– “Sociality of Living and Dying” – 4:30-6pm June 2, 2016 (Thu) @ Haskell 102

Medicine and Its Objects presents our final workshop for the year:

Hiroko Kumaki, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Title: Sociality of Living and Dying: The Logic and Ethics of Care in Post-2011 Tsunami Disaster Japan
Discussant: Eugene Raikhel, University of Chicago, CHD

Thursday, June 2
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Mezzanine 102

For a copy of the paper, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

For any questions and concerns about the workshop, or if you need assistance in order to attend, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Alex Moffett– “Surgical Films and Surgical Standards, 1900-1935” – 4:30-6pm May 19, 2016 (Thu) @ Haskell 102

Medicine and Its Objects presents

Alex Moffett, University of Chicago, CHSS and Medicine
Title: Surgical Films and Surgical Standards, 1900-1935.
Discussant: Sam Schulte, University of Chicago, CHSS

Thursday, May 19th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Mezzanine 102

For a copy of the paper, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

For any questions and concerns about the workshop, or if you need assistance in order to attend, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Colin Halverson– “Mutation Mutandis” – 4:30-6pm May 5, 2016 (Thu) @ Haskell 102

Medicine and Its Objects presents

Colin Halverson, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Title: Mutation Mutandis
Discussant: Jack Mullee, University of Chicago, Anthropology

Thursday, May 5th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Mezzanine 102

For a copy of the paper, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

For any questions and concerns about the workshop, or if you need assistance in order to attend, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Fred Ketchum – “Earlier is Better”: Risk and the Medical Logic of Optimization – 4:30-6pm April 7, 2016 (Thu) @ Haskell 102

Medicine and Its Objects presents

Fred Ketchum, University of Chicago, Anthropology and Medicine
Title: “Earlier is Better”: Risk and the Medical Logic of Optimization
Discussant: Colin Halverson, University of Chicago, Anthropology

Thursday, April 7th
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Mezzanine 102

For a copy of the paper, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

For any questions and concerns about the workshop, or if you need assistance in order to attend, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Sam Schulte – “Animal Encounters in The Unwild or What Is It Like To Hold Down A Baby Monkey” 12pm April 1st, 2016 (Fri) SS302

Medicine and Its Objects presents

Date: April 1st, 2016
Time: 12pm-
Location: SS302

Samuel Schulte, University of Chicago, CHSS
Title: Animal Encounters in The Unwild or What Is It Like To Hold Down A Baby Monkey: On Metaphysical Excess, and ‘The Three Rs’ as Paradoxes of Authority

Co-Discussants:
Biying Ling (Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science)
Christine Fleener (Comparative Human Development)
Marshal Kramer (Anthropology)
Bill Hutchison (English)

Co-sponsored with: The Fishbein Workshop in the History of Human Sciences, Comparative Behavioral Biology, and Animal Studies

Please download the paper below:
Animal Encounters in The Unwild or What Is It Like To Hold Down A Baby Monkey- On Metaphysical Excess and The Three Rs as Paradoxes of Authority

Junko Kitanaka – “Building a Biomedical Utopia: Epidemiology and Health Screening in a Japanese Town” 4:30-6pm March 29th, 2016 (Tue) @ Haskell 315

Medicine and Its Objects presents

Title: Building a Biomedical Utopia: Epidemiology and Health Screening in a Japanese Town
Junko Kitanaka, The University of Chicago
Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

4:30-6:00pm
Haskell 315

For a copy of the paper, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

For any questions and concerns about the workshop, or if you need assistance in order to attend, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Chloe Silverman – “Honey Bee Health and Ordinary Illnesses” 4:30-6pm March 10, 2016 (Thu) @ Haskell 102

Medicine and Its Objects presents

Title: Honey Bee Health and Ordinary Illnesses
Chloe Silverman, Drexel University
Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Co-Discussants:
Jenny Miao Hua, University of Chicago, Medicine and Anthropology
Damien Bright, University of Chicago, Anthropology

4:30-6:00pm
Haskell 102

For a copy of the paper, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

For any questions and concerns about the workshop, or if you need assistance in order to attend, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Joseph Dumit – “An End to Mental Health Research? Global Market View” 4:30-6pm March 1, 2016 (Tue) @ Haskell 315

Medicine and Its Objects presents

Title: An End to Mental Health Research? Global Market View
Joseph Dumit, University of California Davis, Anthropology/STS

Co-Discussants:
Zhiying Ma (CHD and Anthropology)
Sam Schulte (CHSS)

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell 315

For a copy of the paper, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

For any questions and concerns about the workshop, or if you need assistance in order to attend, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Andrea Amico – “Uncertain Genomics” – 4:30-6pm February 18, 2016 (Thu) @ Haskell 102

Medicine and Its Objects presents

Uncertain Genomics: Where Culture Meets Science in the Age of Precision Medicine
Andrea Amico, University of Chicago, Medicine and MAPSS

Thursday, February 18
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Mezzanine 102

For a copy of the paper, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

For any questions and concerns about the workshop, or if you need assistance in order to attend, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Andrea Ford – “Viscerality, Spirituality, and Mechanics in the Childbearing Body” – 4:30-6pm February 4, 2016 (Thu) @ Haskell 102

Medicine and Its Objects presents

Viscerality, Spirituality, and Mechanics in the Childbearing Body
Andrea Ford, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Co-Discussants:
Jenny Miao Hua, University of Chicago, Medicine and Anthropology
Camille Roussel, University of Chicago, CHD

Thursday, February 4
4:30-6:00pm
Haskell Mezzanine 102

For a copy of the paper, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

For any questions and concerns about the workshop, or if you need assistance in order to attend, please contact Hiroko Kumaki (hkumaki@uchicago.edu).

We look forward to seeing you soon!