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Next Culpeper Seminar Series with Professor Francis G. Lu on “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5”

November 28, 2013 5:56 am Published by Comments Off on Next Culpeper Seminar Series with Professor Francis G. Lu on “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5”

Please join us for the next Culpeper Seminar Series lecture, which is on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm, in Laurel Heights Conference Room 474. Francis G. Lu, MD, Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry, Emeritus, University of California, Davis, will give a seminar titled “Cultural Issues: From DSM-IV to DSM-5” Educational objectives: 1. Describe... View Article

Deanne Dunbar inaugurates the 2013/14 Culpeper Seminar Series

September 10, 2013 3:36 am Published by Comments Off on Deanne Dunbar inaugurates the 2013/14 Culpeper Seminar Series

Deanne D. Dunbar, MA, PhD Candidate at the Department of Anthropology, Emory University, will inaugurate the 2013/14 Culpeper Seminar Series on October 9th with a talk titled ‘The Emergence of the General Adaptation Syndrome in Contemporary Health Disparities Discourse‘. Deanne’s talk aims to determine the pathway from the discovery of the General Adaptation Syndrome, a stereotyped set of biological changes... View Article

The Image of Modern Medicine: Professional Identity, Aesthetic Belonging, and the American Physician, 1880-1950

April 5, 2013 8:57 am Published by Comments Off on The Image of Modern Medicine: Professional Identity, Aesthetic Belonging, and the American Physician, 1880-1950

We are glad to announce our guest speaker at the Culpeper Seminar Series next Wednesday, April 10: John Harley Warner, PhD, Avalon Professor of the History of Medicine at Yale University. Professor Warner received his Ph.D. in 1984 from Harvard University (History of Science), and from 1984-1986 was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine... View Article

“Bend it like Beckham”: the ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential.

December 1, 2012 9:53 am Published by Comments Off on “Bend it like Beckham”: the ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential.

The next Culpeper Seminar Series is next Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474. Silvia Camporesi, PhD, Centre for the Humanities & Health, King’s College London, will present a paper titled: “Bend it like Beckham: the ethics of genetically testing children for athletic potential”. Silvia has a background in Medical Biotechnology... View Article

The Sensory Ethic of Care in Botswana’s Cancer Ward

November 7, 2012 12:55 am Published by Comments Off on The Sensory Ethic of Care in Botswana’s Cancer Ward

Julie Livingston, PhD, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, is the next speaker for the DAHSM Culpeper Seminar Series on November 13th. Julie’s talk will examine the moral intimacies of care in a small oncology ward in Botswana during an emerging epidemic of cancer, as part of the surge in cancers across the global south. Based... View Article

Professor Chikako Ozawa-de Silva to open Culpeper Seminar series

September 13, 2012 7:01 am Published by Comments Off on Professor Chikako Ozawa-de Silva to open Culpeper Seminar series

The first Culpeper Seminar Series lecture of the 2012-13 academic year will be given by Chikako Ozawa-de Silva, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia). Dr Ozawa-de Silva will talk about “Toward a Culturally Situated Understanding of Meaning and Mental Well-Being: Japan in the Era of Suicide and Depression“. Suicide prevention has become a major public health policy... View Article

Biologizing Addiction: Ethnic Marketing, Pharmaceuticals, and Stratified Systems of Care.

April 8, 2012 8:31 am Published by Comments Off on Biologizing Addiction: Ethnic Marketing, Pharmaceuticals, and Stratified Systems of Care.

Helena Hansen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Psychiatry at New York University, will give a talk on the biologicization of addiction next Wednesday, April 11, at 3:30 pm. Helena Hansen earned an MD and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Yale University, during which she completed fieldwork in Havana on Cuban AIDS policy, in urban Connecticut on harm reduction and needle... View Article

Coming up at DAHSM: the Bio-Mediatization Machine, Making ‘Swine Flu’, Preparing for the Next Pandemic

March 15, 2012 8:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Coming up at DAHSM: the Bio-Mediatization Machine, Making ‘Swine Flu’, Preparing for the Next Pandemic

As part of the Culpeper Seminar Series at DAHSM, in April we will have as guest speakers Charles L. Briggs (Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley), Daniel C. Hallin (Department of Communication, UC San Diego), and Clara Mantini-Briggs (Departments of Anthropology and Demography, UC Berkeley), who will give a seminar titled ‘Bio-Mediatization Machine, Making ‘Swine Flu’, Preparing for the Next Pandemic’.... View Article