News and Notes

July 30, 2015

Treating the Black Body: Race and Medicine in American Culture, 1800-1861

Chris Willoughby is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Tulane University. In 2014-2015 he was a Research Fellow of the Consortium. His report on his Consortium-funded research is here.

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July 21, 2015

Revolutions in the Atmosphere: Benjamin Rush’s Universal System of Medicine

Sarah Naramore is a Ph.D. student in the History and Philosophy of Science Program at the University of Notre Dame. Read more about her project as a 2014-2015 Consortium Research Fellow here

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June 30, 2015

Navigating the World: The Material Culture of Physical Mobility Impairment in the Early American North, 1700-1861

Nicole Belolan is a Ph.D. candidate in History of American Civilization at the University of Delaware. Read about her research as a 2014-2015 Research Fellow of the Consortium below.

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June 25, 2015

U.S. Biological Nativism and Japanese Invasions: Constituting Race through Transnational Public Health and Agriculture, 1880-1950

Jeannie N. Shinozuka is currently an Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2014-2015, she was a Research Fellow of the Consortium. Read her report on her Consortium-funded research here.

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June 8, 2015

June 2015 Newsletter

Updates about the Consortium are available in our newsletter, including news about fellowships, events and members’ collections.

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A New General Atlas, Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot 1832. Image courtesy of the Wagner Free Institute of Science.