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Sept. 1 Meeting: Dumes’s Divided Bodies

September 1, 2022

Our August 2022 meeting for LMCC actually took place on Thursday, September 1 at 5:30pm in the HHIVE Lab and via Zoom. We discussed Abigail A. Dumes’s 2020 monograph from Duke University Press, Divided Bodies: Lyme Disease, Contested Illness, and … Continued

April 2022 Meeting: Raza Kolb’s Epidemic Empire continued

May 10, 2022

Our April 2022 meeting for LMCC took place on Thursday, April 28 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We continued discussing Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb’s 2021 monograph from the University of Chicago Press, Epidemic Empire: Colonialism, Contagion, and Terror 1817-2020. In … Continued

March 2022 Meeting: Raza Kolb’s Epidemic Empire

March 31, 2022

Our March 2022 meeting for LMCC took place on Thursday, March 31 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We discussed Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb’s 2021 monograph from the University of Chicago Press, Epidemic Empire: Colonialism, Contagion, and Terror 1817-2020. Specifically, we … Continued

Jan. 2022 Meeting: Carter’s The Heart of Whiteness

January 28, 2022

Our January 2022 meeting (and our first meeting of the spring 2022 semester) for LMCC took place on Wed. Jan. 26 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We discussed Julian B. Carter’s 2007 monograph from Duke University Press, The Heart of … 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

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

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

March 2021 Meeting: Hogarth’s Medicalizing Blackness

March 31, 2021

Our March, 2021 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. March 31 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We focused on Rana A. Hogarth’s Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840, especially: Prologue Introduction An additional chapter of … Continued

Feb. 2021 Meeting: Wald’s Contagious

February 25, 2021

Our February, 2021 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. Feb. 24 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We focused on Priscilla Wald’s Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative, especially: Introduction Chapter 1: “Imagined Immunities: The Epidemiology of Belonging” (optional) … Continued