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Friday, October 24th 2014
Speaker: Symposium on Vesalius
Subject: Visualizing the Body: The Convergence of Art, cadaver, & Medical Knowlege
Refreshments served in Room 555 Diehl Hall at 3:00 p.m.

Symposium program:
1:00-2:00 Michael McVaugh, University of North Carolina
"A Medieval Surgeon's Anatomy"

2:00-3:00 Jole Shackelford, Surgery Department, University of Minnesota
"Andreas Vesalius as Surgeon: Revisiting the authorship of Chirurgia Magna (1568)"

Coffee Break 3:00-3:30

3:30-4:30 Susan Lawrence, Department of History, The Ohio State University
"Working Words: Dissection, Surgery and Clinical Medicine in Eighteenth-Century London"

4:30-5:30 Myriam Nafte, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University
"Institutional Bodies: Identity, Narrative and the Undisposed Dead"

Co-sponsored by the Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World,
the Program for the History of Medicine, and the Wangensteen Historical Library

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