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Jan. 2024 Meeting: Mol’s The Body Multiple

February 7, 2024

Our January 2024 LMCC meeting took place on Wednesday, January 31 at 5:30pm in UNC’s HHIVE Lab (Greenlaw 524) and via Zoom. We discussed The Body Multiple: Ontology in Medical Practice by Annemarie Mol (Duke UP, 2002). Specifically, we discussed: … Read more

Nov. 2023 Meeting: Biss’s “The Pain Scale”

November 29, 2023

Our November LMCC meeting took place on Wednesday, November 29 at 5:45pm in UNC’s newly renovated HHIVE Lab (Greenlaw 524) and via Zoom. We discussed “The Pain Scale” by Eula Biss, originally published in Harper’s Magazine, 2005. If you missed … Read more

Oct. 2023 Meeting: Wald’s Contagious

October 29, 2023

Our October LMCC meeting took place on Wednesday, October 25 at 5:45pm in UNC’s newly renovated HHIVE Lab (Greenlaw 524) and via Zoom. We discussed Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative by Priscilla Wald (Duke UP, 2008). Specifically, we … Read more

March 2023 Meeting: Zilcosky’s The Language of Trauma

March 29, 2023

Our March LMCC meeting took place on Wednesday, March 29 at 5:30pm in Greenlaw 509 (temporarily relocated from Greenlaw 225) and via Zoom. We discussed John Zilcosky’s 2021 monograph, The Language of Trauma: War and Technology in Hoffman, Freud, and … Read more

Feb. 2023 Meeting: Owens’s Medical Bondage

February 23, 2023

Our February LMCC meeting took place on Wednesday, February 22 at 5:30pm in Greenlaw 225 and via Zoom. We discussed Deirdre Cooper Owens’s 2017 monograph, Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology from UGA Press. Specifically, we … Read more

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 … Read more

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 Greenlaw 509 (relocated from the HHIVE Lab for the evening) and via Zoom. For October, we discussed various news articles on a variety of … Read more

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, … Read more