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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 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

March 2021 Meeting Announcement

March 19, 2021

LMCC’s next meeting will take place Wednesday, March 31 at 5:30pm est! For our March meeting, we will be reading and discussing the introduction to Rana A. Hogarth’s 2017 book Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. In … Continued

Feb. 2021 Meeting Announcement

January 29, 2021

LMCC returns in spring 2021 with our first meeting of the semester: Wednesday, February 24 at 5:30pm est! For our February meeting, we will be reading and discussing the introduction to Priscilla Wald’s 2008 book Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the … Continued

March LMCC

March 19, 2018

Hi everyone, March LMCC will be on March 23rd at 2:00 pm. The topic is mental health. Sign up for Panera here by Wednesday night. Find the event’s readings here (1) and here (2). Bonus review article here (3) from David Hume. See you there! … Continued

February 2018 Meeting

January 25, 2018

Hi everyone! This month’s colloquium will be this Friday at 2pm in the HHIVE (524 Greenlaw). Since February is all about hearts and Frankenstein is my valentine, this month we’re diving into “the red market” (the over- and underground system through which human parts … Continued

Fall 2017 Meetings

October 3, 2017

We are planning to have our first fully-fledged meeting of the Fall 2017 semester this month! Friday, October 13 join us in HHIVE at noon for Frankenstein discussions (and queue some spooky Friday the 13th tunes). Readings will follow soon. Friday, November … Continued

April Meeting — Friday, April 21st at 2:30pm

March 29, 2017

For our last LMCC meeting of the semester we will be investigating disability studies through the work of Christina Crosby and Ellen Samuels. Both articles are now posted under our readings section, and the meeting will take place in Gaskin … Continued

March Meeting — Friday, March 24th at 2:15pm

March 15, 2017

*This event has been rescheduled to 2:15-3:30 this Friday! This month we will be examining transgender politics, visibility and embodiment through the work of two notable theorists: Susan Stryker and Richard M. Juang. Our readings will include Stryker’s article “My Words … Continued