Prof. Frank W. Stahnisch
SAVE THE DATES-SEPTEMBER 5TH AND 6TH, 2014
Boundary Work and Trading Zones in the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities (5th West Coast Symposium in the History of Medicine and Annual Conference of the Western Humanities Alliance)
Dorothy Porter, UC San Francisco, USA & Frank W. Stahnisch, University of Calgary, Canada
This conference is co-sponsored by the Western Humanities Alliance, the Western Association for the History of Medicine and the UCSF Center for Health and the Humanities. It will take place on September 51h- 61", 2014 at the University of California, San Francisco over one and a half days and consist of papers given in three sessions focusing on distinct themes that will also interrelate. World renowned distinguished scholar Professor of History & ARC Laureate Fellow at the University of Sydney, Warwick Anderson, will give the Chauncey Leake Lecture in the Plenary Session of the Conference on Friday evening.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2014
8:30- 9:00am Welcome by Dorothy Porter and Frank Stahnisch
9:00am -2:30pm - Session 1: Disability and Deformity:
9:00- 9:45am- Ilana Lowy-Cermes 3- Paris: 'Normal and Pathological, Disease and Disability : Parad oxes of Prenatal
9:45 -10:30am- Aimee Medeiros- UC San Francisco: "Heightened Expectations: Short Boys , Growth Hormone, and the
Making of a Pharmaceutical Industry"
10:30 -11:00am Coffee
11:00 -11:45am - Erna Kurbegovic - University of Calgary: "Eugenics and Changing Conceptualiza tions of Mental
Disability in Canada in the Twentieth Centunf'
11:45am -2:30pm- Heather Dron- UC San Francisco: "Teratology Transfonned: The Environmentalizat icm of the
Womb in Mid-Century America"
12:30- 2:00pm Lunch
2:00- 5:30pm- Session 2: Post-Humanism and the Trading Zones between Animal and Human Health: 2:00- 2:45pm- Abigail Woods- Kings College London: "One Health? Animal Bodies and the Interdependence of Human and Veterirzan; Medicine in 19th centun; Britain "
2:45- 3:30pm Lyle Fearnely- Nanyang Technical University Singapore: "The Lake as Pilot: Assembling 'One Health '
out of Multispe cies Infections at Poymzg Lake, China"
3:30- 4:00-pm Tea
4:00- 4:45pm Andrew McEwan- University of Calgary: "Maintaining the Mobility of the Corps: Canadian Veterinan; Medicine in the Great War"
4:45- 5:30pm Rebecca Kaplan- UC Berkeley: "The Politics of the Herd: Big Govemment and Libertarian Imperatives in
Brucellosis Erad imtion in the US in the Twentieth Century "
5:30- 6:00pm Wine and Cheese Reception
6:00 -7:30pm PLENARY SESSION
THE CHAUNCEY LEAKE LECTURE
Warwick Anderson, ARC Laureate Fellow & Professor of History, University of Sydney, Australia
Postcolonial Ecologies of Parasite and Host: Making Parasitism Cosmopolitan
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 6rn, 2014
9:30am -1:00pm - Session 3: Materialisms and the phenomenology of experience in the neuromolecular and mental sciences.
9:30 -10:15am- Michel Shamy- University of Ottawa, Canada: "Before Evid euce-Based MediCIIle: Med1ml Kuowledge audits Teusious
from Antiquity to the Early Modem Period "
10:15 -11:00am- Will Pratt- University of Calgary: "Warrior Miudset: Battl e Exlmustiou, Psychiatn; and Personnel Selection in the Canadian Army , 1939-45"
11:00 -11:30am Coffee
11:30am -12:15am Steve Beitler- UC San Francisco: "Material Measurement and the Subjectification of Pain after the Second World War"
12:15 -1:00pm: Closing Discussions