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Future Past: Disability, Eugenics, and Brave New Worlds

September 27, 2013 12:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Future Past: Disability, Eugenics, and Brave New Worlds

A public symposium on the history and ongoing implications of eugenic ideologies and practices for people with disabilities is taking place on November 1, 2013 in San Francisco. Program 9am-5pm: Panels and discussion groups Welcoming remarks: Provost Sue Rosser, San Francisco State University and Catherine Kudlick, Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability Panel 1: WHAT? Eugenics and Disability: Past and... View Article

Dorothy Porter lecturing at the Wellcome Library on ‘Creative Disability and the Shaking Palsy’

May 20, 2012 7:53 pm Published by Comments Off on Dorothy Porter lecturing at the Wellcome Library on ‘Creative Disability and the Shaking Palsy’

We are glad to announce that the honor of the 10th Wellcome LibraryRoy Porter lecture has been bestowed on our Dorothy Porter, Professor in the History of Health Sciences, who will present her current research on 'Creative Disabililty and the Shaking Palsy: Approaching a history of Parkinson's Disease'.