Schedule 2015-2016

Fall 2015

Thursday, October  8th 
Introductory Meeting
Location: Haskell 102

Thursday, October 22nd
Zhiying Ma, University of Chicago, CHD and Anthropology
Title: Cruel Hope: Hospitalization, Risk, and Abductive Intimacy
(A chapter in her dissertation “Insanity, Intimacy, and Institution: Governance and Care Under the Mental Health Legal Reform in Contemporary China”)
Discussant: Andrea Ford, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Location: Haskell 102

Thursday, November 5th
Jenny Miao Hua, University of Chicago, Medicine and Anthropology
Title: Transductive Assemblages: Making the Minimally Invasive Cut 
Discussant: Adam Baim, University of Chicago, Medicine and CHSS
Location: Haskell 102

(Thanksgiving)

Thursday, December 3rd
Michael Rossi, University of Chicago, History of Medicine
Title: What Was Life? 
Discussant: Marshall Kramer, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Location: Haskell 102

Winter 2016

Thursday, January 7th
Alec Chao Wang, University of Chicago, History
Title: Watchful Hands: The Tacit Dimension of Surgical Needling in Late Imperial Chinese Ophthalmology
Discussant: Jay Schutte, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Location: Haskell 102

Thursday, January 21st
Eléonore Rimbault, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Title: Killing two birds with one stone: mandatory therapy for authors of sexual violence-s and the prevention of sex crime in France.
Discussant: Kieran Kelley, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Location: Haskell 102

Thursday, February 4th
Andrea Ford, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Title: Viscerality, Spirituality, and Mechanics in the Childbearing Body
Co-Discussants:
Jenny Miao Hua, University of Chicago, Medicine and Anthropology
Camille Roussel, University of Chicago, CHD
Location: Haskell 102

Thursday, February 18th
Andrea Amico, University of Chicago, Medicine and MAPSS
Title: Uncertain Genomics: Where Culture Meets Science in the Age of Precision Medicine 
Location: Haskell 102

Tuesday, March 1st
Joseph Dumit, UC Davis, Anthropology
Title: An End to Mental Health Research? Global Market View
Co-Discussants:
Zhiying Ma (CHD and Anthropology)
Sam Schulte (CHSS)
Location: Haskell 315

Thursday, March 10th
Chloe Silverman, Drexel University, Politics and STS
Title: Honey Bee Health and Ordinary Illnesses
Co-Discussants:
Jenny Miao Hua, University of Chicago, Medicine and Anthropology
Damien Bright, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Location: Haskell 102

Spring 2016

Tuesday, March 29th
Junko Kitanaka, Keio University, Anthropology
Title: Building a Biomedical Utopia: Epidemiology and Health Screening in a Japanese Town
Location: Haskell 102

Friday, April 1st
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)
Location: SS302

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

Thursday, April 7th  
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
Location: Haskell 102

CANCELED: Thursday, April 21st 

Thursday, May 5th  
Colin Halverson, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Title: Mutation Mutandis
Discussant: Jack Mullee, University of Chicago, Anthropology
Location: Haskell 102

Thursday, May 19th 
Alexander Moffett, University of Chicago, CHSS and Medicine
Title: Surgical Films and Surgical Standards, 1900-1935.
Discussant: Sam Schulte (CHSS)
Location: Haskell 102

Thursday, June 2nd 
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
Location: Haskell 102

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *