Talks at WU on the history of science, medicine, technology, fall 2017-spring 2018

I have not received the usual lists of events this year yet so I’ve cobbled together a few events. It you have lists, please send them to Ruth Lewis so I can add them. Thanks.

Oct. 4, 2017: at 4:30 p.m. 58th Historia Medica Lecture: David J. Morris “What We Talk About When We Talk About PTSD” Medical Campus, North Medical Building, Moore Auditorium. Speaker’s book, Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, available via MOBIUS.

October 24, 2017: Jack Kloppenburg, University of Wisconsin-Madison. HPSM Brown Bag – Thomas S. Hall Lecture. Location: Life Sciences Room 202. 12:00-1:30 pm

October 25, 2017: Thomas Hall Lecture. Jack Kloppenburg: “First the Seed, Still the Seed: Breeding and Property Rights from Mass Selection to CRISPR” 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 214 Wilson Hall

November 8, 2017: HPSM Lecture – Dominic Murphy – University of Sydney. Title: Delusions Across Cultures. Location: Life Sciences Room 202. 12:00-1:30 pm

November 9, 2017: 59th Historia Medica “History of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Hospital, 1912-1992” November 9, 2017 at 4:30 pm. Bernard Becker Medical Library, King Center (7th floor). William Owens, MD, Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Free and open to the public

Dec. 5, 2017: HPSM Lecture – Anya Plutynski – Is Cancer Due to Bad Luck? Life Sciences Room 202 at noon. More info

Jan. 18, 2018: 60th Historia Medica “Fuller Albright – Pioneer in the Field of Endocrinology” at 4:30 pm, Bernard Becker Medical Library, King Center (7th floor). Lewis R. Chase, MD, Professor of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. Chief, Medical Service at VA Medical Center. Free and open to the public

About the author

Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: rlewis@wustl.edu Phone: 314-935-4819