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Picturing Health and Medicine

Picturing Health and Medicine
Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Victoria College, Room 323, University of Toronto, 91 Charles St. West, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1K7
Time: Apr 17th, 1:00 pm End: Apr 9th, 5:30 pm
Interest Categories: Women & Gender Studies (FAS), Sociology (FAS), Science/Technology, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Humanities, History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950
An all-day workshop with various experts in the field of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology presents:

Picturing Health and Medicine: A Workshop



1-1:05: Introduction

1:05-1:40: Lucia Dacome, IHPST, University of Toronto

Blindfolding the Midwives: Modelling Childbirth’s Visual Culture in Eighteenth-Century Italy

1:40-2:15: Martina Schlünder, TTRU, University of Toronto and ETH Zürich.

Picturing the Invisible – Imagining the Unknown: Birthing Machines and the Depiction of Birth Mechanics in Early 20th Century Obstetrical Research

2:15-2:35: Coffee Break

2:35-3:10: Erene Stergiopoulos, IHPST, University of Toronto

A Brain Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Uses of Neuro Rhetoric in 21st Century Advertising

3:10-3:45: Shelley Wall, Biomedical Communications, Department of Biology, University of Toronto

The Hand as Agent and Apparatus in Medical Illustration

3:45-4:10: Coffee Break

4:10-5:30 (IHPST Colloquium): Ludmilla Jordanova, History Department, King’s College, London

Traces of Life: Reflections on Medical Portraiture

There is no registration fee. But if you are interested in participating, we recommend that you RSVP by contacting ihpst.info@utoronto.ca by April 9. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the IHPST.

If you have an accessibility or accommodation need for this event, please e-mail Denise Horsley to make appropriate arrangements.

For other inquiries, call 416-978-5397.

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