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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'.

Straightening up the records: history not only taught, but required at UCSF.

April 5, 2012 6:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Straightening up the records: history not only taught, but required at UCSF.

The story continues! After our post yesterday on this blog on the necessary correction to Rick Santorum’s statement that UC campuses, including UCSF, do not teach American history, an official press release just came out today with additional clarifications. In particular, in the article by Jason Bardi reports that after hearing MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow on Tuesday night pointing out... View Article