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Jan. 2023 Meeting: De-Briefing from MLA 2023

January 31, 2023

Our first LMCC meeting for the spring 2023 semester took place on Wednesday, January 25 at 5:30pm in Greenlaw 509 and via Zoom. LMCC co-directors Rachel Warner and Paul Blom recently organized and led a panel at the MLA 2023 … Continued

Oct. 2022 Meeting: Health and Medicine in the News

October 26, 2022

Our October 2022 meeting for LMCC took place on Wednesday, October 26 at 5:30pm est in the Greenlaw 509 (relocated from the HHIVE Lab for the evening) and via Zoom. For October, we discussed various news articles on a variety … Continued

Sept. 2022 Meeting: Dumes’s Divided Bodies continued

September 28, 2022

Our September 2022 meeting for LMCC took place on Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30pm est in the HHIVE Lab and via Zoom. We continued discussing Abigail A. Dumes’s 2020 monograph from Duke University Press, Divided Bodies: Lyme Disease, Contested Illness, … Continued

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