Bloodletting for the Soul: Medieval Pastors, Preachers, and Learned Medicine”

Learn how medieval preachers embraced medical ideas like bloodletting to teach Christian audiences about the effects of sin, confession, and penance at the 5th Annual Medieval and Early Modern Studies Faculty Lecture, featuring Dr. Winston Black, Assumption College Department of…

J. Bruce Beckwith: “Impressions of Monstrosity”

J. Bruce Beckwith, MD, “Impressions of Monstrosity: Perceptions of Malformation Through the Ages” Oregon Health and Science University Lecture Series

Simon Chaplin: “Doctors and the Death of History”

Dr. Simon Chaplin, Head, Wellcome Library, “Doctors and the Death of History” Oregon Health and Science University Lecture Series

Catherine Belling: What is hypochondria?

Catherine Belling: What is hypochondria?

Michael Berubé: Humans, superheroes, mutants, and people with disabilities

Michael Berubé, People with disabilities

Linda Hutcheon: Multidisciplinary work on culture and medicine

Linda Hutcheon, Multidisciplinary work on culture and medicine

Paula Treichler: History of the condom

University of Illinois cultural historian Paula Treichler’s ongoing research has led her in fascinating directions. Her research on condoms grew out of her work on AIDS and its meanings, work that established her as a leading thinker on the body….

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