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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

Sept. 2020 Meeting: Knadler’s Vitality Politics

September 30, 2020

Our September, 2020 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. Sept. 30 at 5:30pm via Zoom. We focused on Stephen Knadler’s Vitality Politics: Health, Debility, and the Limits of Black Emancipation, especially the introduction, “Ill-Defined Emancipations.” If you missed the … Continued

February Meeting — Friday, February 24th at 3pm

February 3, 2017

This month’s LMCC theme will be health justice, or the correlation between social factors and the dispensation of health care and medical education. We will be reading Olivia Banner’s recent article “Structural Racism and Practices of Reading in the Medical … Continued

September Meeting—Thursday, September 29 at 3pm

September 15, 2016

We will have our first meeting of the semester on Thursday Sept 29th, from 3:00-4:30 pm in the HHIVE Lab (Greenlaw 524).  This month we will be reading  “Critical medical humanities: embracing entanglement, taking risks” by William Viney, Felicity Callard, Angela Woods, as well as Mel … Continued

May Meeting – Tuesday, May 24 at 5pm at TRU

May 21, 2016

For our first summer meeting, we will meet at TRU in Chapel Hill to workshop pieces by Lina Kuhn and Mark Collins. The drafts are located on our “Readings” page.