I’m seeking papers to form a panel to be proposed for SHCY17 on transformations of the child’s body. My work will address the child’s body at school in early nineteenth-century New England, both as conceived by educators and as experienced by children. I can envision other papers dealing with transformations of the child’s body in schooling or in medicine, childrearing, sport, slavery, or other work, either discursively or in practice, across a span of time and space.
CFP: Symposium at the 25th International Congress of History of Science and Technology (Rio de Janeiro, 23-29 July 2017)
BLOOD, FOOD, AND CLIMATE: HISTORICAL RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN PHYSIOLOGY, RACE, NATION-BUILDING, AND COLONIALISM/GLOBALIZATION
Call for panelists: Madison South Asia conference (October 20-23, 2016)
Care for the Body: Deterioration and Regeneration
What is a body, and how do people sustain it?
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