News and Notes
May 7, 2015
Heidi Hausse wins Mellon-ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Congratulations to Heidi Hausse (2014-2015 Dissertation Writing Fellow), who has won a Mellon-ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2015-2016, for her dissertation project on Life and Limb: Technology, Surgery, and Bodily Loss in Early Modern Germany, 1500-1700.
April 28, 2015
One Hundred Years of Health: Changing Expectations for Aging Well in 20th Century America
Cara Fallon is a Ph.D. candidate in Harvard University’s Department of the History of Science. In 2014-2015, she was a Research Fellow of the Consortium. Here is a report on her project, “One Hundred Years of Health: Changing Expectations for Aging Well in 20th Century America.”
April 21, 2015
Announcing 2015-2016 Fellowships
The Consortium is pleased to announce its Research Fellows, Dissertation Writing Fellows, and NEH Postdoctoral Fellow for 2015-2016.
March 31, 2015
CFP: Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine
The University of Pennsylvania is pleased to host the 13th Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine (JAS Med) on October 16-17, 2015 in Philadelphia. JAS Med is convened annually for the presentation of research by young scholars working on the history of medicine and public health. The meeting was founded in 2002 to foster a collegial intellectual community that provides a forum for sharing and critiquing graduate student research. Submissions on this year’s theme of Materiality Medica are welcome from a wide range of scholarly disciplines. Please submit no later than May 25, 2015. For more information and to submit an abstract, visit: http://jasmed2015.wordpress.com/
March 31, 2015
CFA: Sorting Brains Out: Tasks, Tests, and Trials in the Neuro- and Mind Sciences, 1890-2015
18-19 September 2015, the University of Pennsylvania will host a conference on Sorting Brains Out: Tasks, Tests, and Trials in the Neuro- and Mind Sciences, 1890-2015. Confirmed speakers include Cathy Gere (University of California San Diego), Katja Guenther (Princeton University), Nicolas Langlitz (The New School), Emily Martin (New York University), Francisco Ortega (Rio de Janeiro State University), Tobias Rees (McGill University), and Matthew Wolf-Meyer (University of California Santa Cruz). Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers interested in presenting a paper are invited to submit abstracts by 31 May 2015.