Health, Disease, and Early American Environments - A Panel Discussion
Authors: Molly Nebiolo, Northeastern University; Camden Elliott, Harvard University
Comment: Thomas Wickman, Trinity College
The chair of medical humanities (Prof. Dr. Dr. Martina King) at the University of Fribourg invites applications for a fully funded PhD-Position (4 years, 80%) in the history of medicine. The position will start on June 1, 2021 (negotiable).
“Medical(ized) Bodies in the German-Speaking World”
Special issue of Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies
Edited by Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Alys X. George
What do bodies mean in the medical realm? How is the messy reality of a (mal)functioning, suffering, birthing, or dying body represented in texts and images? Does lay knowledge pick up where scientific knowing ends? How do technologies old, new, and imagined contract or expand the embodied human experience?