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Nov. 2021 Meeting Announcement

November 3, 2021

The November LMCC meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 17 at 5:30pm est and will be virtual! We’ll be using the same Zoom link from the past few semesters: https://unc.zoom.us/j/99228197675. If you have trouble with the Zoom link, please … Continued

Oct. 2021 Meeting: Washington’s Medical Apartheid

October 30, 2021

Our October, 2021 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. Oct. 27 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We focused on Harriet A. Washington’s 2006 monograph Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to … Continued

Oct. 2021 Meeting Announcement

October 17, 2021

The October LMCC meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 27 at 5:30pm est and will be virtual! (FYI, our November meeting will also be virtual and will take place on Wed. Nov. 17 at 5:30pm est.) For both meetings, we’ll … Continued

Sept. 2021 Meeting: Ordover’s American Eugenics

September 29, 2021

Our September, 2021 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. Sept. 29 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We focused on Nancy Ordover‘s 2003 monograph American Eugenics: Race, Queer Anatomy, and the Science of Nationalism, especially the introduction and an additional … Continued

LMCC Co-Directors to Lead an MLA Panel

September 7, 2021

LMCC Co-Directors Rachel Warner and Paul Blom have co-organized and will be leading a panel for the 2022 annual MLA Convention! Inspired by their joint interest in the health humanities and in their combined work with the LMCC, Rachel and … Continued

Sept. 2021 Meeting Announcement

September 7, 2021

Due to a combination of technical issues and unexpectedly large crowds in the pavilion on Polk Place, we ended up cancelling our August meeting for LMCC. However, we now have plans for our upcoming September meeting! Our September meeting will … Continued

Aug. 2021 Meeting Announcement

August 18, 2021

LMCC is back for the 2021-2022 academic year! Our first meeting will take place Wednesday, August 25 at 5:30pm est! We will meet in the large white tent/pavilion in Polk Place, in front of Wilson Library. This outdoor venue should … Continued

April 2021 Meeting: Schuller’s The Biopolitics of Feeling

April 28, 2021

Our April, 2021 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. April 28 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We focused on Kyla Schuller’s 2018 monograph The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century, especially the introduction, “Sentimental … Continued

April 2021 Meeting Announcement

April 5, 2021

LMCC’s next meeting will take place Wednesday, April 28 at 5:30pm est! For our April meeting, we will be reading and discussing the introduction to Kyla Schuller’s 2018 monograph The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century. … Continued