Book Launch: Julie Orlemanski–Symptomatic Subjects

You are invited to a virtual conference to celebrate the publication of Symptomatic Subjects: Bodies, Medicine, and Causation in the Literature of Late Medieval England by Julie Orlemanski on Friday, December 11, from 1:30PM to 5PM CST. Welcome and Roundtable, 1:30 - 2:45pm Julie in conversation with UChicago graduate students: Carly Boxer (Art History) Jack Dragu (English) Mark Lambert (Divinity)…

Colloquium: “From Book to Lab: Investigating the Malleable Body in Early Modern Germany”

Heidi Hausse presents “From Book to Lab: Investigating the Malleable Body in Early Modern Germany.” In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, a complex pool of practices and techniques developed to surgically remove limbs and artificially replace them. The activities of surgeons, artisans, and amputees shifted expectations about the number and degree of interventions possible. Their efforts…